30 year old Josh Pearce is November’s Member of the Month.
Josh runs the Sanford Wholesale Fish Market in Youell Street Footscray having moved to Melbourne with wife Anna, two young children (and the family dog) from Auckland.
Publically listed Sanford Ltd are New Zealand’s biggest seafood company with an annual turnover of NZ$452m and earnings before interest and tax of nearly NZ$47m. Sanford recently made international headlines after offering to stop fishing in the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand’s most popular recreational fishery, if recreational anglers record and report catch. Sanford are a triple bottom line company reporting on financial, social and environmental indicators all of which are detailed in a fascinating annual report.
Josh rates Melbourne as the best city in the world and he seems to have enjoyed being in Australia during the Rugby World Cup.