Andrew Thomson

Area Director, DFO South Coast BC


Andy grew up in Nanaimo, earned his degree in Marine Biology from UBC, and worked on diverse projects with a primary focus on the effects of escaped Atlantic salmon from fish farms. From 2005 to early 2012, he was the Director of Aquaculture Management with the Regional Aquaculture Coordination Office of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Andy is now DFO’s Area Director for South Coast BC. He lives with his wife and her three children in beautiful Ladysmith.