Anton Immink

Anton Immink

Global Aquaculture Director, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership, USA

Anton Immink joined SFP as its first global Aquaculture Director in November 2012 and since then has built strong support for improved planning and management of aquaculture sectors around the world, particularly in terms of managing cumulative environmental impacts and shared disease risks. Anton has 20 years’ experience in aquaculture management, spanning commercial, social and environmental projects across Asia (Bangladesh, India, Thailand, and Vietnam) and Africa (Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Sierra Leone and Uganda); working for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN, the UK Department for International Development, and Stirling Aquaculture. His original thesis, assessing the social and environmental impacts of grouper cage culture in the mangroves of Thailand, was an early indicator of his desire to foster greater zonal management responsibility amongst all stakeholders–a concept expanded in the SFP Aquaculture Improvement Project model.

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Session Details

Speaker at: Breakout Session Aquaculture
Date & Time: Wednesday, 29 October, 11:30-1 p.m.
Location: Session Rooms 1&2

Session Description

These Breakout Sessions consist of an expert moderator and a panel of experts from all the relevant industry sectors, discussing the pressing issues facing the specific market and industry today.The rest of the day will be divided into two sets of breakout sessions, one before and one after lunch. 3 parallel-running breakout sessions with presentations and panel discussions.