September, 17-19, 2024, Saint Petersburg
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Session hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization: "Fisheries and Aquaculture Market Information as a Powerful Tool for Assessing Business Opportunities"
The main objective of this event is to show the importance of access to information, in particular market and trade information, as an essential aspect to allow fisheries and aquaculture traders to maintain and conquer local, regional and international markets in a sustainable way, increasing their competitiveness.
The event will also allow attendees to understand better how FAO GLOBEFISH, INFOFISH and EUROFISH can support the private sector in providing information on markets and trade to support their business activities and other knowledgeable products. UNCTAD will present an overview of tariffs and non-tariff measures applicable to trade in marine fisheries products, their nature and effects, and links with the COVID-19 impacts and post-recovery analysis.
The event will support attendees to increase their awareness of the importance of the interconnectivity between information and having a resilient sector to overcome any significant problem affecting production, distribution, markets, or any specific part of the value chains.
Mr. Oleg Kobiakov, Director, FAO Liaison Office to Russia
10:35 The Importance of Information to support Business Decisions and Analysis of Market Opportunities in the Fisheries and Aquaculture Sector – A Short Introduction
Mr. Marcio Castro de Souza, Senior Fishery Officer (International Trade), FAO
10:45 GLOBEFISH’s role in reducing the information gap for the trade of fisheries and aquaculture products
Mr. Weiwei Wang, Fishery Officer, FAO
11:00 INFOFISH – The One Stop Fishery Information Hub of the Asia-Pacific region
Ms. Shirlene Maria Anthonysamy, Director, INFOFISH
11:15 EUROFISH: a specialist within the Fisheries and Aquaculture development and market information in Europe
Ms. Ekaterina Tribilustova, Senior Project Manager, EUROFISH
11:30 Prevalence and incidence of non-tariff measures on marine fisheries products – recent finding on UNCTAD’ Oceans Economy Classification trends
Mr. David Vivas Eugui, Legal Officer, UNCTAD
11:45 Interactive Questions to the Audience (using direct interaction with the audience on a mobile platform)
11:50 Questions from the Audience to the Presenters
12:00 End of the Session
Roundtable "Will Generation Z Start Catching Fish? Problems of Education and Science"
The fisheries industry is facing a current shortage of young specialists today. All sectoral educational institutions have developed modern work experience training programmes, but after graduation, only a small number of graduates go on to work at enterprises in the industry. Generation Z is a term for people born between 1997 and 2012, i.e., those who are now 9 to 24 years old: schoolchildren, students, and young professionals. These are people who are unable to separate the virtuality on their smartphones from reality and live in a world of tomorrow’s technologies. Who do the current ‘zoomers’ want to become? What can the fishing industry offer them besides hard work, the remoteness of fisheries, and an undeveloped infrastructure? None of this helps to enhance the appeal of such professions as fisherman, fish processor, or fish breeder in the industry, which today is experiencing an acute shortage of skilled young personnel. The number of young people in fishery sciences has not increased recently, either. Are these industry or generational problems? Associations and councils of young scientists, whose age has already risen to 35 years old, together with the leadership of universities, scientific institutes, and fishermen, are looking for solutions to these issues.
- New trends on the fishery industry labour market.
- What could motivate young people have to work in the fishery industry?
- Is the current level of professional education in Russia sufficient and does it meet the needs of the industry’s economy?
- Will structural and technological changes in the industry help solve the staffing problem?
- Can a person of today survive (at sea) without a smartphone and tablet?
- What drives professional and scientific growth in fisheries science?
Roundtable "Modern Refrigeration Solutions for Ships, Fish Processing Plants, and Storage Warehouses"
Conference "Development of the Cold Chain for Perishable Food Products"
Award ceremony for the winners in the WorldSkills Russia National Competition
Official awards ceremony for medal winners of the Young Professionals Championship (WorldSkills Russia), which took place in November 2020 in Vladivostok, as well as competency managers:
- "Coastal Fishing"
- "Raising Fish Seed and Marketable Fish"
- "Processing of Aquatic Biological Resources"
Meeting with the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance Representatives on the Export of Fish Products
Conference of the Russian Maritime Register of Shipping "Design and Construction of RS-classed Fishing Fleet. Open Dialogue with the Industry"
14:00 Welcome speech
Sergey Shishkin, RS Deputy Director General for Classification and Technical Supervision in Industry
14:05 RS fishing fleet overview
Georgy Bedrik, Head of RS Planning and Marketing Division
14:15 RS Rules and international requirements update
Andrey Fasolko, Head of RS Classification Division
14:45 RS track record of fishing vessels plan approval
Kazimir Dobrzhinsky, Senior Expert, RS Design Technical Appraisal Department
15:05 Design of RS-classed crab fishers
Nikolay Avtutov, Chief Engineer, Marine Engineering Bureau
15:45 RS software solutions for hull design support
Semyon Nikonov, engineer, RS Hull Department
16:05 New technologies. Interaction of equipment supplier with class society
Alexander Staritsin, Maritime dapertment, Sales, Baltic countries and Finland, WÄRTSILÄ Vostok
16:25 Experience of a foreign designer, designing fishing vessel in Russia according to RS Rules
Alfred Tulinius, Nautic Rus
16:45 Shipbuilding in Turkey
Sakir Erdogan, Business Development Director, Tersan
17:05 Conference outcomes and open discussion
Forum and Expo Participants Meeting with Members of the ASORPS on the Transportation of Fish Products by Rail from the Far East
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Official Opening Ceremony and Tour of the Exposition
Forum organizers and participants, representatives of Russian ministries and agencies, foreign delegations, heads of associations and unions, and fishing and fish processing companies
Plenary session "Impact of the Pandemic: New Challenges for the Fisheries Industry"
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted on all aspects of life. The crisis has completely changed our view of the world and how we do business. Virtually all market participants have inevitably suffered losses, and only a few have become stronger and moved on to the next level. Remote work and the development of online services have become new trends that have helped the industry in overcoming the crisis and creating new opportunities, but fundamental changes in fishing and fish processing are needed in order to move forward, such as the introduction of new technologies, ship construction, robotization, digitalization, and so on.
Implementation of an effective programme for developing the fishing industry in the post-crisis period requires not only investments, but effective government support, as well. The world has finally realized that we are all in the same boat, and what each person does determines how bountiful a catch is or how successful a trip to sea can be.
- Government support measures for the industry: Russian realities and international experience.
- Cross-border cooperation and the redistribution of foreign sales markets.
- Transition to a non-resource-based model: deep processing as a means for enhancing the added value of exported fish products.
- Impact of production localization on the development of the Russian fishery industry.
Award ceremony for the winners of the FishCorr Contest
The FishCorr contest is held between publishing houses, members of the Russian media, and authors who write about the development of the fishery industry, the restoration of aquatic biological resources, and the environment. The contest has been supported by the Federal Agency for Fisheries since 2019.
The award ceremony for the contest winners will be held at the Global Fishery Forum.
Roundtable "We Have Fish. Who Wants It?"
Russia actively promoted fish in the 1930–1960s. The government’s interest in what the public ate was clear from advertising campaigns, introduction of a ‘fish’ day, and involvement of heads of state in this promotion. Yet all these achievements collapsed along with the USSR and its economy. Over the past 20 years, fishing has managed to find its way out of the chaos but processing and production have lagged far behind. There has not been any marketing in this segment and the government has shown virtually no interest in promoting fish products among the public as a beneficial health product.
This all changed in 2020. First, foreign fish markets collapsed owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, then China closed its ports to fish from Russia on the pretence of coronavirus. Fishermen encountered a shortage of processing and refrigeration facilities in Russia, with poor logistics and a lack of interest among Russians in fish in the quantities that could be supplied to the domestic market. Now the main objective of the government, the fishing industry regulator, the fishing community, the fish-consuming public and retail networks is to find a common denominator between the opportunities of Russian fishermen and consumers’ needs.
- The current situation on the consumer fish market in Russia.
- How can we motivate young people and the 30+ generation to consume fish? Tools for promoting fish products.
- Global experience in fish promotion: how are Japan, Korea, and the United States combating the falling demand for fish among adolescents and young people?
- How can we raise a generation of fish consumers? What kind of fish are fed to children at school?
- Working with brand reputation: how to turn the modern consumer’s three main narratives “I don’t like it, I don’t eat it”, “I don’t know, I don’t eat it”, and “I don’t believe it, I don’t eat it” into positives? Success stories.
- Need for government interventions: how might it affect consumer demand for fish and their availability?
- How can we reduce the price of ice for the final retail price of fish and increase the turnover of fish products in stores?
Roundtable "Russia and Iceland: Progress and Perspectives of Cooperation in the Fisheries Field"
Iceland is known to many in the world as a place of many volcanic eruptions, which names are sometimes difficult to pronounce. At the same time, the country with a population less than a sleeping district in Moscow city, has become a world leader in the fishing industry. Icelandic Sea Tech companies are among the best in their field and Iceland is internationally known for its prominent Sea Tech industry with its innovative technologies and solutions.
The Icelandic “model” is driven by innovative solutions with focus on sustainability and top handling and utilization of the catch. The industry is very efficient, and the main criteria is obtaining maximum quality and value out of the products by using the most advanced technology and equipment.
For the past few years Iceland and Russia have developed a very strong co-operation in vessel design, shipbuilding, fishing and processing equipment. Icelandic SeaTech companies have supplied to the Russian market new ships and processing plants as well as new technologies with very good results. They have openly shared their achievements, knowledge and know-how in the production and maintenance of high-quality equipment.
Iceland is offering and delivering almost all required solutions in the fisheries industry. At this round table you will hear more about new developments and achievements as speakers from Icelandic companies will tell you about the progress of the industry in Iceland, good cooperation with their Russian partners and new approached which could be offered to the Russian market.
We hope that you will be able to attend and hear presentations by Icelandic experts, and especially to participate in the discussion.
Iceland can offer and do almost anything. Ask how?
- Viktor Nikolaevich Rozhnov, Severomorskoye Territorial Department
- Kristján Þór Júlíusson, Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture of Iceland
- Árni Þór Sigurðsson, Ambassador of Iceland
- Alexey Tobolev, Nautic Rus LLC
- Gudmundur Sigthorsson, D-Tech
- Alexander Shishkin, Marel
- Freyr Fridriksson, KAPP
- Sævaldur Jens Gunnarsson, Saeplast Iceland
FAO and VNIRO Section: Presentation of a New Publication on Inland Fisheries in the Russian Federation
The Review will be officially launched at the upcoming FAO-VNIRO session at the IV Global Fishery Forum.
The material compiled in the document is based on published scientific and applied research by leading Russian organizations dealing with issues related to fisheries in Russia’s inland waters. The Review was prepared by the Russian Federal Research Institute Of Fisheries and Oceanography (VNIRO) and its regional branches. The information contained in the Review is of importance not only to the Russian Federation but also for the neighbouring countries that share some of the basins and waterbodies and have waters with similar conditions.
• Oleg Kobiakov Director, FAO Liaison Office with the Russian Federation
• Vladimir Beliayev, Head of International Cooperation Department at VNIRO
14:05 Welcome remarks from FAO
Vladimir Rakhmanin, FAO Assistant Director-General, Regional Representative for Europe and Central Asia
14:10 Welcome remarks from VNIRO
Kirill Kolonchin, Director, VNIRO
14:15 State of the world’s fishery resources: inland fisheries
John Jorgensen, Fisheries Officer, FAO Fisheries Division
14:35 Presentation of the new Review of inland fisheries in the Russian Federation
• Vladimir Beliayev, Head of International Cooperation Department at VNIRO
• Anna Pavlova, Head of Division, Center for Economic Research of Fisheries, VNIRO
14:55 Remarks by heads of VNIRO regional branches
• Marina Melnik, Head of Saint-Petersburg branch (GosNIORKH named after L.S. Berg)
• Vitaly Pliukhin, Head of the Volga-Caspian branch (CaspNIRKH)
• Denis Kotsiuk, Head of the Khabarovsk branch (KhabarovskNIRO)
• Yefim Kozhurin, Head of the Azov-Black Sea branch (AzNIIRKH)
15:30 End of Session
Round Table "Ecological refrigeration technologies for the fish processing industry of the Russian Federation"
Roundtable "How to Get Quality Fish to the End Consumer"
Catching and breeding fish are extremely important, but are not the only processes affecting the volume and quality of the products that end up on consumers’ tables. Equally important are issues related to proper storage and fast delivery. Since the usual export channels have been closed owing to the pandemic, it has become even more urgent to saturate the domestic market with quality fish products. This situation has revealed another bottleneck: Russia simply does not have enough processing and refrigeration facilities today for storing all the products caught and produced. And, whereas processing has already been taken under state control and quotas allocated for construction of new processing facilities, optimization of logistics and storage poses a new challenge to the industry.
- Establishment of a special priority development area for the needs of the fishing industry (an ‘archipelago’ of fish processing plants, refrigeration and logistics facilities).
- Will the Northern Sea Route become the main one for supplying Far Eastern fish to central Russia? Can it compete with fishing in Russia’s North?
- Optimization of existing and development of new transport hubs to provide convenient logistics for the domestic market and exports.
- Sufficiency of processing and refrigeration facilities in the European part of Russia.
- Use of AI in tracking and distributing logistics flows.
Session hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization: "Regional Fishery Bodies Established within the FAO Framework"
The main purpose of the Session is to review activities and work carried out by regional fishery bodies (RFBs) over the past years.
A special emphasis will be placed on entities whose geographic scope encompasses the region of Europe and Central Asia (EIFAAC, CACFish and GFCM). Although the Russian Federation is not a member of these organs, the country cooperates with them, as well as with a number of their subsidiary structures.
The Session will facilitate better understanding by participants of tasks, functions and achievements of RFBs in sustainable fisheries, aquaculture resources management, climate change mitigation, water and coastal ecosystems restoration, biodiversity conservation and resolution of socioeconomic problems of the sector.
16:00 Opening by the Moderator
Oleg Kobiakov, Director, FAO Liaison Office with the Russian Federation
16:05 RFBs, their main characteristics, current situation and trends, FAO role supporting RFBs
Alejandro Anganuzzi, Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project Coordinator, FAO Headquarters (Rome)
16:20 Experience and potential of cooperation between the Russian Federation and RFBs
Aleksandr Okhanov, LLC “Antey”
16:35 The role of GFCM in the development, conservation, sustainable management, and optimal use of marine biological resources of the Mediterranean and the Black seas
Huseyin Ozbilgin, GFCM Backstopping Officer for the BlackSea4Fish project
16:45 The Central Asian and Caucasus Regional Fisheries and Aquaculture Commission (CACFish): An introduction
Haydar Fersoy, Secretary, Central Asian and Caucasus Regional Fisheries and Aquaculture Commission (CACFish)
16:55 On European Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Advisory Commission (EIFAAC)
Petri Heinimaa, FAO/EIFAAC, Chair of EIFAAC Management Committee
17:05 Political and legal challenges of global fisheries management in the context of sustainable development
Dr Damir Bekyashev, D.J.S., Professor, Head of the Department of International Fisheries Law of the Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution "VNIRO", Professor of the Department of International Law of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia
17:25 Wrap-up by the Moderator
Oleg Kobiakov, Director, FAO Liaison Office with the Russian Federation
17:30 End of Session
Informal communication and networking for Global Fishery Forum & Seafood Expo Russia participants and guests.
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International Conference "Aquaculture: A Driver of Global Fish Production"
According to the FAO, global aquaculture virtually equals classic fisheries in volume. In Russia, this industry entered a new stage of development about five years ago: the regulatory framework is being updated and expanded, new lands and coastal zones are being allocated for aquafarms, environmental requirements are being revised, new technologies are being introduced to minimize manual labour and improve the quality of growing and tracking products, and polyculture technologies are being developed.
The highest levels of government are paying close attention to the development of aqua and mariculture in Russia, including as part of the Fisheries Industry Development Strategy and the National Far East Development Programme. Even though there is still a lot of work to be done, aquaculture in Russia is vying to become a development driver not only for the of the fishery industry but also for individual regions.
- The current state of and issues facing domestic aqua and mariculture.
- State support and possible benefits for organizing fish farming.
- The role of domestic scientific developments in fish selection and breeding.
- Can aquaculture become a driver of the socioeconomic development for Russia’s regions?
- How do the processes of rearing aquatic biological resources affect the ecology of water bodies?
- Best international practices: what foreign partners’ experience can be applied under Russian realities?
Roundtable "Efficient Aquaculture Farming"
Aquaculture farms face similar challenges: how to create and make production profitable without undermining product quality? Upscaling of farms does not always result in a corresponding increase in profits, as unforeseen risks can arise. Today, a lot of attention is being focused on the aquaculture and mariculture industry, and new technologies and services are emerging for making farms more efficient.
- Where to start with planning an aquaculture farm and what the best practices are?
- Cage aquaculture vs. a recirculating aquaculture system: advantages and special features of each.
- How do you raise and feed healthy fish? Are there any worthy domestic manufacturers of planting material, feed, and veterinary medicines to replace foreign ones?
- The search for and introduction of high-protein substitutes for fishmeal.
- Aquaculture of the future: breakthrough technologies, digitalization, and growth drivers.
Senior Fishery Officer (International Trade), FAO
Marcio Castro de Souza is a Senior Fishery Officer for international trade and the Team Leader for Trade and Markets at the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Division. He is also the Secretary of the FAO Subcommittee on Fish Trade (COFI:FT), the main global forum for consultations between countries on technical and economic aspects of international trade of fisheries and aquaculture products, including production and consumption; and the coordinator of GLOBEFISH – a specific FAO project responsible for the dissemination of information and analysis on international fish trade and markets.
The main activities Mr. Castro de Souza promotes and manages in FAO include the development of studies, projects, analysis, and policy orientation on topics related to international trade and markets on fisheries and aquaculture products, including market access aspects and regional trade agreements; their interconnectivity and the main existing instruments regulating fisheries activities internationally, as well as their impacts on trade and sustainability. His area of work also covers the development and deliverable of training on fish trade in addition to trade and economic topics discussed by countries at COFI:FT.
Mr. Castro de Souza is a jurist and holds a master’s degree in International Law and Economics (Magna cum Laude) from the Universities of Berne, Fribourg, and Neuchâtel. Before joining FAO, he worked for the Brazilian Government in agriculture and fisheries, at different senior positions always associated with international trade. Previously, he worked with international capital markets in the banking sector and a government agency responsible for regulating international trade in Brazil.
Fishery Officer, FAO
Weiwei Wang is a Fishery Officer at Trade and Markets team in Fisheries and Aquaculture Division at FAO responsible for market and trade analysis. He is currently the coordinator for two FAO GLOBEFISH periodic publications: “GLOBEFISH Highlights” and “Chinese Fish Price Report”, and author for the section of global fishmeal and oil market. His tasks also include liaison with relevant institutions, agencies and exhibitions to promote FAO expertise and facilitate knowledge sharing, providing inputs to the monitoring of Sustainable Development Goals, in particular, SDG 14.7.1 and supporting COFI-FT. Before his current work, he also worked for the South-South Cooperation unit and Aquaculture Branch at FAO.
Shirlene has been heading INFOFISH as Acting Director since May 2016 and became Director of INFOFISH in December 2018. Her tasks include leading and overseeing the running of the organization including managing the Trade Promotion Division that monitors the international fishery trade.
Shirlene brings with her more than 19 years of experience in monitoring and reviewing the Asia Pacific fishery industry; carrying out consultancies related to international fishery trade for private companies and national bodies; publishing articles related to international fishery trade and markets; conducting training and facilitation on trade promotion, marketing and database; and coordinating national and international workshops and conferences.
Legal Officer, UNCTAD
David Vivas Eugui, Legal Officer at the Division on International Trade and Commodities, UNCTAD. He is an attorney with more than 25 years of experience on trade, environment, oceans economy, intellectual property, and sustainable development. He possesses a strong managerial, leadership and negotiations skills and more than 15 years of experience in strategic planning, programmatic design, implementation, team building, fundraising and setting of impact assessment systems.
He was also Senior Economic Affairs Officer and Legal Officer, at the Trade Negotiations and Commercial Diplomacy and at the Trade and Environmental Branches at UNCTAD, Deputy Programmes Director at ICTSD; Senior Attorney at CIEL; Attaché for Legal Affairs at the Mission of Venezuela to the WTO and Staff Attorney at the Venezuelan Institute of Foreign Trade. He has Juris Doctor degree at the Universidad Católica Andres Bello, Venezuela, a L.L.M. at Georgetown University in the United States and Master degree on Transnational Business at Universidad Externado, Colombia.
He has worked as an advisor and consultant for various institutions, international and national organizations such as WTO, WHO, UNCTAD, WIPO, IDLO, European Patent Office, GIZ, South Centre, ACP Group of Countries, ACP MTS, Rockefeller Foundation, the Development Bank of Latin America, Enabling Environments, CUTS International, Saana Consulting, QUNO, AITIC, , SPDA; ALIFAR, Ministry of Science and Technology of Venezuela, and. Constant participation in teaching and academic activities have been carried out at Strasbourg University, WIPO DL Academy (Geneva), University of Business and International Studies (Geneva), Universidad de Buenos Aires (Argentina), Universidad de los Andes and Universidad Javeriana (Colombia), and Universidad Católica del Peru.
Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation
1999. State University of Management
Specialty by education: Management;
2004. Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia
Specialty by education: World Economy.
1999-2002. Managerial positions in the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation;
2004-2007. Managerial positions in Foreign Trade Bank (OJSC Vneshtorgbank, aka OJSC VTB Bank since 01.03.2007);
2007-2010. Senior vice-president of OJSC VTB Bank;
2010-2018. Chairman of the Board at JSC Russian Agricultural Bank;
May 18, 2018. Takes the office of the Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation upon the Russian President’s Decree.
January 21, 2020. Takes the office of the Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation upon the Russian President’s Decree.
Head, Federal Agency for Fisheries
He is a graduate of the St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance and the Russian Presidential Academy of Public Administration. Economist, lawyer, Candidate of Economic Sciences. Since July 2011, he has held the position of Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, and since January 2014, he has combined this position with the post of head of the Federal Agency for Fisheries.
Director, FAO Liaison Office with the Russian Federation
Mr Oleg Kobiakov (born in 1962) was appointed Director of FAO Liaison Office in Moscow in February 2020. He is a seasoned diplomat with 35 years of service at Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). His diplomatic career encompasses postings to the Russian embassy in Prague, permanent missions to the European Union (EU) in Brussels, to UNESCO in Paris, and to FAO in Rome He graduated from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (1985), and completed the Ph.D. programme in diplomacy and international relations at the Centre d’études diplomatiques et stratégiques in Paris, France (2000).
In 2011–2016, he was an alternate, then Deputy Permanent Representative of Russia, to Rome-based UN agencies. Prior to joining FAO, he was Head of Division for the UN Economic and Social Council and UN Regional Commissions at the Russian MFA.
He has devoted over 15 years of his professional career to promoting and supporting relations between FAO and the Russian Federation. He has a broad knowledge of topics related to FAO’s areas of work and extensive practical experience in international negotiations on issues of sustainable development, agriculture, forestry, fisheries, food security and nutrition.
Is fluent in English, Czech, and Russian (mother tongue), speaks French and Italian.
Assistant Director-General and Regional Representative for Europe and Central Asia, UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Vladimir Rakhmanin holds an M.Sc. in International Relations from the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. His diplomatic and professional career has included assignments in Beijing (1982-83) and Washington D.C. (1983-86 and 1992-96).
In 1998, Rakhmanin was appointed spokesperson for the Russian Federation’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and Director of the Information and Press Department. From 2000 to 2002 he was Chief of Protocol for the President of the Russian Federation, and from 2002 to 2006 served as Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Dublin, Ireland.
In the years prior to joining FAO, he was Deputy Secretary General of the Energy Charter Secretariat in Brussels.
Minister of Fisheries of the Faroe Islands
Vestergaard's political career started the 1990s in the Town Council of Sumba, where he was elected mayor from 1 January 1993 until February 2003 and again from 1 January 2004 until 31 December 2004. He was president of Føroya Kommunufelag from 2001-03. He was elected for the Faroese parliament in January 2008 for the first time representing the People's Party (Fólkaflokkurin). He was elected with 870 votes and was number four of all elected members and number one of his party. In 2011 he was reelected with 1048 votes, which was second most votes of the candidates of the People's Party. Vestergaard was Minister of Internal Affairs from 1 December 2005 until 23 November 2007 and Minister of Fisheries from 2003 to 2004, from 2008 to 2011, from 2012 to 2015 and again from 2019 until present.
Chairman, Norwegian Fishermen’s Association
Chairman of the Board, Norwegian Fishermen’s Association;
Working Chairman of the Board at the Norwegian Fishermen’s Association;
Skipper at commercial fishing vessel with long-time organisational experience;
Council representative at Gildeskål municipality;
Member of the Board at The Norwegian Fishermen’s Sales Organisation;
Member of the Board at the Nordland branch of the Norwegian Fishermen’s Association;
Chairman of the Board at the Nordland branch of the Norwegian Fishermen’s Association;
Member of the Board at the Norwegian Fishermen’s Association;
Working Chairman of the Board at the Norwegian Fishermen’s Association since 2013;
Chairman at Professional Committee for research on resources since 2015.
Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture of Iceland
Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture
Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture since 2017.
Ministry: Ministry of Industries and Innovation.
Date of Birth: July 15th 1957
Party: Independence Party
Member of Althingi for the Northeast Constituency since 2007.
Member of the Budget Committee 2007-2013 (Deputy Chairman 2007-2009).
Member of the Environment Committee 2009-2011.
Member of the Industry Committee 2007-2009 (Deputy Chairman 2007-2009).
Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Conference of Parlamentarians of the Arctic Region 2009-2013.
Member of the Icelandic Delegation to the Nordic Council 2007-2009.
Minister of Fisheries and Agriculture since 2017.
Minister of Education, Science and Culture 2017.
Minister of Health 2013-2017.
President, Pollock Catchers Association
Graduated from Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service. Since 2008, he has been working in the NGO "Association of Pollock Miners". He served as the head of the marketing group, Executive Director, and Vice President of the association. In May 2019, the General meeting of the ADM elected the president of the Association of Pollock Miners. In April 2020, he was included in the Commission of the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs on Fisheries and Aquaculture.
Presenter and Correspondent, Russia-24 TV channel
In 2017, became the author and presenter of the Vesti 23 program on the Russia-24 TV channel. In 2016, worked as deputy head of the economic department of the Russia 24 TV channel. Began his career at the All-Russian State Television and Radio Broadcasting Company in 2011 as a reporter and presenter of the news "Russia 24". Prior to VGTRK, worked at the Expert media holding and at RBC TV.
In 1991, he founded CJSC ITA "Northern Company". Currently, he is the General Director and Managing shareholder.
Since July 2013, he has been acting as President of the Association of Industrial and Commercial Enterprises of the Fish Market.
Head, Regional Representative Office "SOYUZSOTSPIT" in St. Petersburg and Leningrad region
Darya Bochkareva, public ombudsman in the field of public procurement of the Office of the Commissioner for the Protection of the Rights of Entrepreneurs in St. Petersburg, Advisor to the Head of the Department of Social Nutrition of St. Petersburg, expert of the Bureau of Investigations of the All-Russian People's Front, member of the operational headquarters for nutrition of the Leningrad Region, Head of the representative office of the branch union of social catering "SOYUZSOTSPIT" in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region.
Senior Vice-Chairman, Federation Council Committee on Agriculture and Food Policy and Environmental Management
He graduated from the Gorky Polytechnic Institute. Professor, Doctor of Economics, Honorary Worker of the agro-industrial complex of Russia. From 2017 to the present-First Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on Agrarian and Food Policy and Environmental Management of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation. Previously, he served as Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation and Governor of the Novgorod Region.
Director for Development, Rybset fish supermarket chain
The host of the morning show on the TV channel "Friday", is actively present on the pages of online publications (Elle, Forbes, etc.).
She lived in Limassol, Sofia, Zurich, but considers Moscow "her city". He likes to spend time at the conservatory with his grandparents.
On the Radio" Komsomolskaya Pravda "in co-authorship with Anton Chelyshev leads the project "Fish Day".
General Director, Nakhodka retail chain
Ekaterina Astakhova graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University, then received a second education in the Russian Presidential Academy of Sciences, has an ACCA degree.
From 2000 to 2007, she worked as a chief accountant at the Stupino Cardboard and Printing Plant.
From 2008 to 2015, she worked as a Deputy Financial director at the Russian Aquaculture company.
Since 2015 – in the "Russian fish company" as a financial director.
The main professional achievements are the implementation of ERP systems, setting up budget and credit control systems, M&A transactions, and support for the company's IPO.
General Director, A. Espersen
Peter Bos, General Director of the company "A" LLC. Espersen". Born in 1969 in the Netherlands, Rotterdam. He graduated from the Pedagogical University, where he received a bachelor's degree. He started his career in Russia in 1999. He worked as a deputy director in the National Fisheries Agency and was engaged in procedures for certification of fish for export to the EU. Then-Technical Director in JSC "Intraflex" (Pskov), production director in the "North-Western Fish Company" (LLC "SZRK" ) and LLC "Aqua Product" (Shcheglovo, Leningrad region), LLC "Novomar" (Lomonosov, Leningrad region). The family, three children, lives in St. Petersburg.
General Director, Presidential Fund for Cultural Initiatives
Russian media manager, radio host, journalist, First Deputy General Director of the Komsomolskaya Pravda Publishing House, General Director of the Komsomolskaya Pravda radio station, co-chairman of the Media and Information Policy Committee of the Association of Managers.
In 2017, Karmanov entered the list of the Top 1000 best managers in the country, taking the first position in the GR category, and held the leadership for three years. Since August 30, 2017, he has been an annual speaker at the Baltic Weekend International Forum.
In March 2020, he became one of the mentors in the competition "Volunteer of Russia".
On March 27, 2021, he became the host of the forum " The City is us!".
Speaker of the international forum "Corporate Volunteering". He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the DaDobro Foundation.
Director of the Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution “Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and oceanography” (VNIRO)
PhD in Economics, Assistant Professor
In 2017, Mr Kolonchin was appointed Head of “Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography”.
Since 2018 he has been representing the interests of the Russian Federation in such international fishery organizations as NEAFC and NPAFC, as well as in bilateral intergovernmental fisheries commissions.
He is the author of more than 100 publications on various issues related to economics, food industry, agriculture, forestry, fishery and aquaculture.
Chief of International Analytics and Reporting Division of the Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution “Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and oceanography” (VNIRO)
Expert on Russian and global statistics analysis of fishery, aquaculture, production and international trade in fish products. Highly qualified specialist on producing statistical reports for international organizations and adapting domestic fishery statistics to international standards. She has prepared 8 publications on fishery statistics.
Head of the International Cooperation Department of the the Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution "Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and oceanography" (VNIRO)
Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor.
From 2011 to 2014 Mr Belyaev was President of NPAFC.
In 2019 he was elected Chairman of NPFC.
He is the author of more than 100 scientific publications; of these, 6 are treatises on various issues related to fish biology, protection, conservation and sustainable use of Pacific biological resources and fishery economics.
Fisheries Resources Officer, FAO
Mr. John Valbo Jorgensen obtained an M. Sc. in aquatic ecology from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. He has more than 20 years' experience working on small-scale (mainly inland) fisheries, and he has been based in both Asia and Latin America. Mr. Valbo Jorgensen has practical work experience from the fisheries in major rivers like the Mekong, Ganges and Orinoco. He worked as fisheries and aquaculture officer for FAO in the Mesoamerican region for six years providing technical assistance to the governments, building capacity and promoting inclusive fisheries policies. Since 2017 he is working on the assessment and management of inland fisheries in FAO Headquarters in Rome, Italy.
Deputy Director, Federal Agency for Fisheries
Graduated from the Far Eastern State Fisheries Technical Institute with a degree in navigation on sea routes. From 2015 to the present, he has been Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Fisheries. Oversees the Department of Fisheries, Science and Education and the Department of Fleet, Ports and Monitoring.
President, Association of Food Sector Organizations (ASORPS)
1989-1993-head of the station "Fili" of the Moscow-Smolensk branch of the Moscow Railway
1993-1999-Deputy. head, and then head of the Department of Cargo and Commercial work and container transportation of the Moscow-Smolensk branch of the Moscow Railway
2001-2015-Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, then JSC "Russian Railways" - Head of the Department of conditions and technologies of transportation of perishable goods, the Department of Cargo and Commercial Work, then the Central Directorate of Traffic Management-a branch of JSC " Russian Railways"
2015-2018-Head of the Cargo Transportation Conditions Department of the Cargo and Commercial Work Department. Center for Corporate Transport Services (CFTO) - a branch of JSC "Russian Railways"
In March 2018, he was elected President of ASORPS
The badge "Honorary Railwayman»,
The badge "For impeccable work in railway transport for 30 years»
Badge "For impeccable work on the Baikal-Amur Mainline for 30 years"
Medal "850th anniversary of Moscow»
CEO, Seroglazka Terminal
He is ranked No. 5 in the Transport Services industry in the Kamchatka Territory as of June 04, 2021.
Head, Economy and Investment Department, Federal Agency for Fisheries
Prior to his appointment as head of the agency, Andrey Mikhalevich was a senior state inspector of the West Baltic Territorial Administration of the Federal Agency for Fisheries, head of the Fisheries Department of the Regional Ministry of Agriculture, worked in the Fisheries Agency of the Kaliningrad Region, since 2012 assistant to the Governor of the Kaliningrad Region, supervised issues in the field of agriculture and fisheries. Andrey Gennadyevich has two higher educations: he graduated from the Kaliningrad State Technical University with a degree in Aquatic Bioresources and Aquaculture, and from the Kaliningrad Border Institute of the FSB of Russia with a degree in jurisprudence.
Common Oceans ABNJ Tuna Project Coordinator, FAO Headquarters (Rome)
Mr Alejandro Anganuzzi is currently the Global Coordinator for the Common Oceans Tuna Project, one of the four projects of the Common Oceans Programme, a global programme funded by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF) and executed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
Mr Anganuzzi is a biologist, originally from Argentina, who did post-graduate studies at the University of Washington, specializing in mathematical modelling of ecological systems. From 1984 to 1995, he worked for the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission (IATTC) in San Diego, California, on a range of environmental projects, including estimation of abundance of dolphins, modelling of tuna fisheries and development of statistical techniques for data analysis.
In 1995, he assumed the direction of the Indo-Pacific Tuna Management and Development Programme (IPTP), a regional project of the United Nations Development Program and FAO, based in Sri Lanka, until 1997. In 1998, he became the Deputy Secretary and Science Manager of the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC), until 2004, when he became the Executive Secretary of the IOTC.
At the end of March 2013, he completed his third and final period as the Executive Secretary of IOTC. After June 2013, he became an advisor to the government of the Republic of Seychelles on fisheries management and Blue Economy matters until February 2014, when he assumed his current position in the Common Oceans Tuna Project. In addition to his work as Global Coordinator, in May 2016, he was asked to take the position of ad interim Executive Secretary of IOTC once more, until a new official was elected in July 2017.
Mr Aleksandr Okhanov was born in 1958 in Nakhodka city, Primorsky Krai, Russia.
After graduating in 1981 from the Astrakhan Technical Institute of Fishing Industry he worked on fishing vessels owned by State Fishing Concern “Atlantika” in Sevastopol.
From 1986 he worked in the All-union Union of Fishery Collective Farms/the Union of Fishery Collective Farms of the Russian Federation, and from 1994 he served as Chief of Division, Head of the Fisheries Management Department, Chief of the Department for International Cooperation of the Russian State Fishery Committee/the Russian Federal Agency for Fishery.
Between 1999 and 2002 he was Representative of the Russian State Fishery Committee in Canada (in the town of Halifax), from 2009 to 2019 he served as Adviser to the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) (Rome, Italy).
At present, he is Adviser to the Director-General of the Group of Fishery Companies “Antey”.
GFCM Backstopping Officer for the BlackSea4Fish project
Mr Ozbilgin has pursued a B.Sc. in Fisheries and Aquaculture Engineering (Ege University, Turkey, 1991), an M.Sc. in Marine and Fisheries Sciences (Aberdeen University, Scotland, 1993) and a PhD in Fishing Technology and Fish Behaviour (Aberdeen Marine Laboratory, Scotland, 1998). Prior to joining FAO-GFCM, Mr Ozbilgin worked as researcher and lecturer at Ege and Mersin Universities, Turkey.
His main research interests are fish behaviour in relation to fishing operations and bycatch reduction. He has been involved in more than 30 research projects and 50 peer-reviewed research articles on these subjects. He acted as rapporteur of ICES-FAO Working Group on Fishing Technology and Fish Behaviour (2007-2010) and has been editorial board member of Fisheries Research since 2006. He was the director of Mersin University, Maritime College (2010-2013), head of Fish Capture Department of Fisheries Faculty (2008-2021). He acted as scientific advisor to WWF-Turkey for an SSF Co-management Project, and Turkish focal point to GFCM Discard Monitoring Programme.
Mr Ozbilgin has joined GFCM as coordinator of the BlackSEa4Fish project and is based in the GFCM technical unit in Burgas, Bulgaria.
Secretary, Central Asian and Caucasus Regional Fisheries and Aquaculture Commission (CACFish)
Mr Fersoy is FAO’s Senior Fishery and Aquaculture Officer for the Europe and Central Asia region. He is also acting as Secretary of Central Asian and Caucasus Regional Fisheries and Aquaculture Commission. He worked with FAO’s Regional Office for Near East and North Africa as Senior Fishery and Aquaculture Officer between 2016 and 2019.
Before joining FAO in 2010, he worked with the Turkish Ministry of Agriculture specializing, among others, in fisheries research, marine fisheries and aquaculture, biodiversity, fisheries management, and approximation of the EU Fishery Acquis. During that period, he also actively worked with a number of international and regional fisheries organizations.
He holds a Master's degree from the University of Stirling Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, UK.
FAO/EIFAAC, Chair of EIFAAC Management Committee
Principal Specialist at Natural Resources Institute Finland and Chair of FAO/EIFAAC (European Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture Advisory Commission), Petri Heinimaa holds an M.SC. in Animal Ecology from the Oulu University in Finland. His expertise includes aquaculture, fish genetic resources, broodstock management, fish stocking and fish diseases.
His professional career has included research, expert and management tasks in the Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute (1984-2014) and in Natural Resources Institute Finland (2015-). In his international career he has been the National Correspondent/Operational Focal Point for Finland in FAO/EIFAAC since 2004, member of Executive Commission and Management commission since 2010 and the Chair of EIFAAC since 2017. In FAO/CGFRA (Commission on Genetic Resources For Food And Agriculture) he has been the National Correspondent for Aquatic Genetic Resources for Finland since 2012.
He has also participated in expertise co-operation projects in North-west Russia, Norway, Sweden, and Vietnam.
D.J.S., Professor, Head of the Department of International Fisheries Law of the Federal State Budgetary Scientific Institution "VNIRO", Professor of the Department of International Law of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia
Dr Damir Bekyashev was born on 14 August 1976, in Moscow.
In 1998, he graduated (Magna cum Laude) from the full-time department of the Moscow State Law University in specialty “International Law”. He received a diploma with honors for a “Lawyer in specialty «Jurisprudence»” degree.
In 2000, he graduated from the full-time department of the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian Foreign Ministry (diploma – “Specialist in International Relations”).
In 2001, he defended his thesis for the academic degree of Candidate of legal sciences on the theme “International legal regulation of seafarers’ labor” in specialty 12.00.10. – International law. European law.
In 2018, he defended his thesis for the degree of Doctor of legal sciences on the theme “Modern international legal issues in fisheries” in specialty 12.00.10. – International law. European law.
In 2021, Dr Bekyashev was awarded a Professor’s degree.
From 2000 to 2001 he worked as Attache of the International Public Law Division of the Legal Department of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Since 2001 he has been working at the International Law Chair of the MGIMO-University (currently he is a professor at the Chair). Since 2008 he has been a part-time employee at the Federal State Budgetary Academic Institution “Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography” (VNIRO) (currently he is Head of International Fisheries Law Department).
He specializes in the problems of general international law, international maritime law; international fisheries law; law of international organizations.
He has participated in the work of conferences, forums, committees and working groups within the framework of the UN, FAO, ILO, IMO, WTO and a number of regional fisheries management organizations. He has been engaged in the development of the UN, FAO, ILO and IMO international legal instruments as a legal adviser of the Russian delegation.
Since 2017 he has been a member of the Scientific Advisory Council under the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation.
In 2017 he was elected member of the Special Dispute Committee of the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO).
He has authored more than 180 publications on various issues on international law, including works published abroad. He is an author and a co-author of 9 treatises, an author of one textbook and a co-author of five textbooks for higher education institutions.
Head, Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Supervision of the Russian Federation
1993-1994-Head of the Department for Foreign Economic and Foreign Trade Cooperation, Implementation of best practices-Deputy General Director of JSC "Agro-Industrial Complex "Moscow", Moscow
1994-1995-Head of the Production Department of JSC "Agroplemsoyuz", Moscow
1995-1997-Vice-President-Head of the Production Department of JSC "Agroplemsoyuz", Moscow
1997-2000-General Director of JSC "Agroplemsoyuz", Moscow
2000-2004-First Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, Moscow
2004-n / bp-Head of the Federal Service for Veterinary and Phytosanitary Surveillance.
From the Russian Federation, he is a member of the Advisory Committee on Technical Regulation, Application of Sanitary, Veterinary and Phytosanitary Measures under the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission and the Advisory Committee on the Agro-Industrial Complex under the Board of the Eurasian Economic Commission.
Deputy Director, Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) (online)
Audun has been with FAO for 25 years where he is currently a Deputy Director of the Fisheries and Aquaculture Division. Audun was for many years also the Secretary of FAO’s COFI Sub-Committee on Trade, the main international body for discussion and recommendations on trade and market issues in the sector, as well as Coordinator of the GLOBEFISH project.
His thematic work areas include: aquaculture policy development and management, commodity price trends and price indexes, policy issues related to international trade and market access, market based instruments, social responsibility, certification, traceability, trade and food security, gender issues, and domestic and regional market development.
Before joining FAO he worked as an independent agribusiness consultant, as project manager at Norway’s Embassy in Italy and as a financial analyst on the Oslo Stock Exchange.
Audun has a PhD in Agricultural Sciences from the Sea Fisheries Institute in Poland, a Master in Business Administration from Harvard University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics.
Chairman of the Board of Directors, Finnforel Corporation
In 2012 Mr Viljakainen was invited to act as senior advisor for the president of Skolkovo Foundation. Since that he has been acted as a founder and advisor for several nationwide entrepreneurship programs in Russian Federation. Russian StartupTour 2013-2014 (16 + 28 Russian cities) and StartupVillage concepts has key elements of those actions. During those programs he has build a strong network of entrepreneurs, local governmental institutions as well as universities across Russia and abroad.
Mr Viljakainen is the member of Strategic Board of the Russian Postal Service and Board of Directors of Soprano Communications.
Mr Viljakainen is also known as investor, business angel and advisor for several high-tech companies. Those activities are handled thru his family investment office called.
Senior Project Manager, EUROFISH
Ms. Tribilustova started her carrier in the International Utilization and Marketing Division (FIIU) of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome in 2005, then she joined Eurofish International Organisation in Copenhagen, which is a part of the global FISHINFO Network. From 2007 until the present, she has been the leading international expert in the area of economic analysis in catching, post-harvest and aquaculture sectors and marketing of fisheries and aquaculture products. She has performed various projects for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, the European Commission (Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries - DG MARE), the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM - FAO), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Norwegian Seafood Council, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Forestry of Italy, the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of Spain, ARPA Asociados, the Ministry of Agriculture of Croatia, Swiss Import Promotion Programme, and other organisations. She has been a keynote speaker at numerous international conferences and a moderator of international conferences, round tables and workshops in the countries of Western and Eastern Europe. She speaks Russian, English, Italian, Norwegian, and Danish.
Chairman, Far Eastern Union of Mariculture Enterprises
Founder and head of marine aquaculture enterprises, more than 10 years of experience in the industry.
Since February 2017-Deputy Chairman of the Far Eastern Union of Mariculture Enterprises.
In February 2019, he was elected Chairman of the Far Eastern Union of Mariculture Enterprises.
Senior Vice-Chairman of the Board, Rosrybkhoz State-Owned Cooperative Association
Achievements in public activities:
Member of the Council for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises under the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation; industry expert in the direction of "Development of commercial aquaculture (commercial fish farming) in the Russian Federation" of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation; member of the working group "Fair and Efficient Economy" of the All-Russian public movement "People's Front "For Russia".
Honorary title "Honored Economist of the Russian Federation"; Badge "Honorary Worker of Fisheries of Russia"; Gold and silver medals of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation "For contribution to the development of the agro-industrial complex of Russia".
Director, Freshwater Fisheries Branch, Russian Federal Research Institute of Fisheries and Oceanography (VNIRO)
2006 - Russian State Agrarian University - Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy.
Specialty by education, academic degree, title: zooengineer.
Letter of thanks to the Administration of the Dmitrovsky district (2017)
28.03.2006-12.07.2006-CJSC SHP "Lipetskrybkhoz" branch "Dobrovskiy zonal fish hatchery", fish breeder;
01.10.2007-13.08.2015-Bioacoustic LLC, Chief fish breeder;
01.12.2014-31.08.2015 - FGBNU "VNIIPRH", Head of the laboratory of Physiology and feeding of fish (on an external part-time basis);
01.09.2015-09.10.2018-First Deputy Director, VNIIPRH Federal State Budgetary Institution;
10.10.2018-to 16.01.2019 - FGBNU "VNIIPRH", Acting Director;
17.01.2019-present - Branch for Freshwater Fisheries of FGBNU " VNIRO "("VNIIPRH"), head of the branch.
Co-founder and CIS Director, AquaMaof
A mechanical engineer and businessman, Leonid has been engaged in international business for 30 years. Working mainly in the field of agriculture and high technology, he has accumulated a huge amount of know-how and experience in the field of related equipment and services. He currently serves as the Director responsible for the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region, using his interdisciplinary knowledge to expand AquaMaof's business in this market. He is also involved in the development and management of the company's comprehensive marketing strategy.
CEO, Adler Trout Breeding Farm
He began his career in 1999 in the administration of the Adler district of Sochi. During the period of work in the administration of the Adler district of Sochi from August 1999 to May 2009, he held the following positions: lawyer, head of the legal department, First Deputy head of the administration.
From 2009 to 2016, he headed the administration of the Adler inner-city district of Sochi.
Deputy Director of Corporate Business, Strategic Enterprises and Project Financing, Sovcombank
Education: graduate degree (Lomonosov Moscow State University)
Name of employer: PJSC “Sovcombank”
Position held: Associate Director of the Corporate Business Lending Division
Expertise: project financing
First Deputy General Director, Russian Sea – Aquaculture
He graduated from Nova Southern University (Florida, USA) in 1998. Specialization-business administration.
Before joining the Russian Sea Group of companies, he worked for more than 8 years in the commercial cultivation of sturgeon fish and the production of black caviar in the Al-Faris Group (Saudi Arabia).
In 2010, he joined Russian Sea as an executive director, heading the aquaculture sector in Karelia. In 2010, he took the position of Executive Director of Russian Sea — Aquaculture LLC, heading the production line of aquaculture in Murmansk and Karelia.
Since January 2014, he has been appointed General Director of Russian Sea — Aquaculture LLC.
Deputy Director, Federal Agency for Fisheries
1994-2009 — technician, Junior researcher, researcher, head of laboratory, Deputy Director, Deputy Director, Deputy Director — head of the commercial Department of Hydrobiology the Federal state unitary enterprise "all-Russian research Institute of fisheries and Oceanography" (VNIRO).
2009-09.2010 — the head of the organization of fisheries, the Federal Agency for Fisheries.
09.2010-present — Deputy head of Federal Agency for Fisheries.
Department of Science and Aquaculture.
Chair, Council of Educational Organizations, Federal Agency for Fisheries; Rector, Kaliningrad State Technical University
Membership in associations, councils, etc.:
Chairman of the Council of Heads of educational Institutions of Rosrybolovstvo;
Member of the Russian Union of Rectors;
Member of the Union of Fishermen of the West;
Corresponding member of the St. Petersburg Branch of the International Academy of Sciences of Higher Education;
Member of the Public Council of the FAR.
1996, 2007 – Certificate of Honor of the State Committee for Fisheries of the Russian Federation;
1997 – Badge " Honorary Worker of Fisheries of Russia»;
1998 – Medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, II class;
2000 – Commendation of the State Committee for Fisheries;
2001 – jubilee medal " 300 years of the Russian Navy»;
2005 – Certificate of Honor of the Federal Agency for Fisheries;
2005 – Certificate of Honor of the Head of the Administration (Governor) of the Kaliningrad region;
2006 – Certificate of Honor of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation;
2007 – Medal of the Order of Merit for the Fatherland, first class;
2010 – Medal" For Merits in the Development of the Russian Fisheries", II degree;
2010 – Certificate of Honor of the Government of the Russian Federation;
2010 – Gratitude of the Kaliningrad Regional Duma;
2011 – Gratitude of the FAR;
2013 – Sign " Circumnavigation of the barque "Sedov" 2012-2013»;
2013 – Order of Merit for the Kaliningrad Region»;
Head, HR Department, FOR-Group
In 1995 graduated from the Russian State Pedagogical University. A.I. Herzen. From 2003 to the present has been working as the Head of HR Department of the FOR Group of Companies.
Vice-Rector, Kaliningrad State Technical University
In 2003, she defended her dissertation for the degree of Candidate of Sociological Sciences, in 2007 she was awarded the academic title of Associate Professor in the Department of Management.
From 2000 to 2015, she worked as a teacher, senior lecturer, associate professor, head of the Department, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs, first Vice-rector at the Kamchatka State Technical University.
Since 2016, she has worked at the Kaliningrad State Technical University as a deputy director of the Institute of Industrial Economics and Management, and since 2019 as the first Vice-rector.
Certificate of Honor of Rosrybolovstvo (2012).
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