Dr. Farshad Shishehchian, Co-Founder Blue Aqua International Group aka ‘Doctor Shrimp’ is an academic and aquaculture businessperson located in Singapore but with interest in many countries particularly Indonesia, Thailand and Oman. He has a PhD in Terrestrial & Aquatic Ecology.
As the CEO & President, Blue Aqua International Group Farshad has led his company to expand their operations from Singapore to the Middle East as both a shrimp producer and a shrimp food producer and even dabbling into the restaurant business promoting seafood.
He is a past President, World Aquaculture Society (APC) and elected by his peers to the board of WAS, and he understands the value of conferences that explore the environment for the development of aquaculture as a means to providing food sources for the world’s population during the current climate change era.
His role as a Board Director, Aquaculture Engineering Society (AES), means he has the latest information on engineering and perfecting aquaculture ponds from their location to the scientific requirements to ensure that the product presented on the plate is of the highest value to the consumer.
He is also an Alumni, Kellogg School of Management, where he honed his extensive business skills. With an aquaculture network that extends to all ends of the globe, he is a staunch advocate for the development of the aquaculture industry.