Barry Weeber, currently the Co-Chair of ECO, has a very wide knowledge of conservation and of environmental law and management and has long brought his expertise to the ECO Executive. He specialises in the protection of the marine environment from the impacts of fishing and other destructive marine activities. He is an expert consultant on marine and fisheries management to a range of national and international environmental non-governmental organisations and does a huge amount of unpaid work for ECO. He is editor of Tieke, ECO’s weekly action, and alerts newsletter, and maintains Tweets and Facebook commentary for ECO. He also does practical conservation work on land.