Jennie M. Harrington
Vice President

Ms. Harrington has 20 years of experience in fisheries and aquaculture as well as supply chain certifications and program management.  She has been with MRAG Americas since 2003 in numerous roles.  In 2020, she began her current role as the Director of Supply Chain Certifications.  She has nearly 15 years of experience conducting, managing and reviewing MSC and ASC chain of custody audits, training a large team of auditors, and managing overall program operations.  Additionally, Ms. Harrington coordinates the quality assurance process for the Seafood Sourcing Division, including creating and updating versioned program documents and policy manuals, performing internal audits, and reviewing internal key performance criteria. Concurrently to her role managing the MSC and ASC Chain of Custody audit program, she also manages retail audit programs for several consumer-facing organizations that have created internal buying standards, to ensure the robustness and sustainability of their supply chain.   During her tenure at MRAG Americas she has participated in many fishery and supply chain consultations involving the Marine Stewardship Council’s principles and criteria, scientific research, compilation of data from fisheries around the United States, fishery information management systems, independent program reviews and workshop organization, facilitation and documentation.  She is ISO 9001 Lead Auditor Certified.  Prior to joining MRAG Americas, Ms. Harrington received an M.S. in Zoology from the University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH and a B.A. in Biology and Psychology from Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT.