Dr Keith Todd has a degree in Fisheries Science and Oceanography and a PhD in Marine Biology and has run his own business since 1998 designing and manufacturing shellfish systems and recirculation systems (RAS) for aquaculture. He has extensive experience of working in Aquaculture (Golden Sea Produce), Public Aquaria (Technical Manager at Exploris Aquarium in Portaferry, Northern Ireland and Curator at Deep Sea World in North Queensferry, Scotland) and fisheries science research (formerly Research Director and Trustee at St Abbs Marine Station). Keith has worked on many lobster hatchery projects including the re-fit of the National Lobster Hatchery in Padstow, Cornwall and the complete design, manufacture and installation of the Seafood Centre lobster hatchery in Amble, Northumberland as well as Feasibility Studies for Firth of Forth Lobster Hatchery, Scarborough Council and Marine Scotland. He has also developed research aquaria systems for the Dove Marine Lab in Newcastle University and the University of Cambridge.
His passion project is trying to successfully breed the native endangered crawfish. Keith breeds fancy goldfish and is a member of the Goldfish Society of Great Britain. He enjoys reading scientific papers, making things in his home workshop and doing DIY.