Soni Maria Jacob Peter

PhD Candidate
The University of Queensland
Lead Auditor
SCS Global Services

Brisbane, QLD

Contact me for

  • Sitting on boards or committees
  • Providing an expert opinion
  • Outreach activities
  • Conference presenting
  • Opportunities to collaborate


PhD Candidate at the University of Queensland conducting research in Tuna fisheries and a Marine Stewardship Council/ Aquaculture Stewardship Council (MSC/ASC) Chain of Custody Lead Auditor with ten years of experience in the seafood processing industry working as the head of the quality assurance department and successfully implementing and leading food safety and quality management systems (HACCP, GMP, BRC, ISO, Halal, Kosher, MSC, Dolphin safe certification, Fair Trade). IRCA Certified ISO 22000:2018, ISO 14001:2015 lead auditor and MSC/ASC Chain of Custody lead auditor, adept at reviewing items, assessing standards and reporting on results. Meticulous and methodical in approach to research and analysis and strong in analytical, modelling and evaluation skills. Excellent communication and stakeholder engagement skills with the ability to handle situations using behavioural skills, leadership abilities and personal qualities. 
Devoted to imparting the gained knowledge and expertise to contribute towards the targets of Goal 14 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals to conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.