Meet James Smyth
What do you do at Mowi?
I am the farm manager at Bagh Dail Nan Cean, Argyll region.
What do you like most about your job?
The variety of different tasks we do daily and the ever-changing industry which has moved on so much. Having a great team on site also makes the job very enjoyable.
What do you think would surprise people the most about
The different technology we use now to farm fish would definitely surprise people. The changes and the progress that has been made over the years are quite incredible.
What advice would you give someone wishing to make a career in aquaculture?
I would say it is a huge opportunity for someone to have a very successful career. Having been in aquaculture since I left school, I could not imagine doing any other job.
Who would be your ideal dinner guest and what salmon dish would you make them?
My ideal guest would be Tom Hanks as I think he is a very interesting character and one of the best actors in the business. I would cook him honey and garlic glazed salmon.