GOAL Conference Presenters
Learn from and network with more than 60 speakers from 20-plus countries providing insight on the trends shaping the future of responsible aquaculture production and sourcing. These hand-picked speakers are part of a carefully curated conference program assembled by GAA every year.
Ahmed Rasheed Alballaa
Managing Director, National Aquaculture Group (NAQUA)
Professor, University of Florida
Senior Fisheries Specialist, World Bank
Senior Procurement Manager-Seafood, HelloFresh
Co-Founder and CEO, Cooke Aquaculture
Director of Aquaculture and Agrochemicals, IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative
Managing Director, Ram’s Assorted Cold Storage
Director, Padmanabha Labs/HiBreeds Shrimp Hatchery
Category Director-Seafood, Sysco Corp.
Category Manager-Protein, Ahold Delhaize USA
Category Manager-Seafood & Beverages, The Walt Disney Co.
Director of Science, EAT-Lancet Commission
Corbion Algae Ingredients
Belgium Frozen Foods Association
Head-Frozen Seafood, Hema Fresh/Alibaba
Syed Mahmudul Huq
Chairman, Bangladesh Shrimp & Fish Foundation
Poulsen Consulting/GAA Standards Oversight Committee
CEO and Operations Manager, Veramaris
The Seafood Exchange
Founder and Director, Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy
Vice President of Marketing, Calysta
Seafood Technical Services Leader, Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM)
CEO and Operations Manager, WETech
Global Director, Corporate Affairs and Sustainability, Thai Union Group
Executive VP, CP Foods
Senior Analyst, Rabobank
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Aqua-Spark
President, Qingdao Meichu Food Co. Ltd.
Founder and Managing Director, Eruvaka
Managing Director, Big Prawn Co.
Co-Founder and CEO, InnovaFeed
General Manager of Fishery Project Department, Food Business Unit, Mitsui & Co. Ltd.
Co-Founder and CEO, AquaConnect
Chairman, Marine Products Export Development Authority
CEO, String Bio Pvt. Ltd.
Co-Founder and Chairman, Sea6 Energy
Deputy General Manager, Mitsui & Co. Ltd.
Founder & Director, ShrimpVet Laboratory
University of Stavanger
Senior Purchasing Manager-Fish and Seafood, Brakes Group
Group Sustainability Director, Direct Seafoods