Team and Partners

The intention of FUTUREFISH is simple. We want to bring people together – the best innovations and insights – with the entrepreneurs and investors – to create the aquaculture businesses of the future. We work with companies and individuals with a vision for aquaculture that brings positive social and environmental benefits and profits for people and the planet.

Our Team and Partners will reflect that vision, and diverse knowledge, experience, and skills to put that vision into practice. The founding team below brings years of experience in aquaculture worldwide and is being complemented by specialists and diverse skills across aquaculture and business. Our team brings a high level of professional oversight to maintain the highest quality standards.

Dr.Rohana Subasinghe

Dr.Rohana Subasinghe

Co-Founder / Director of FUTUREFISH

Rohana is an aquaculture professional with solid technical and scientific grounding, proven credentials, and wide experience on aquaculture development at national, regional, and global levels.

Dr.Michael Phillips

Dr.Michael Phillips

Co-Founder / Director of FUTUREFISH

Mike brings over 30 years of experience in aquaculture sustainability and international development and senior-level management experience from across Africa, Asia, and Europe, across research and innovation, government, investor, and business communities.

Anna Patel

Anna Patel

Programme Manager

Anna brings over eight years of experience in marine and fisheries ecology, working for NGOs and research organizations. Anna holds an MSc in Marine Ecology and Environmental Management and her interests lie in inclusive governance and gender equity in aquatic food systems.

Nisha Marwaha

Nisha Marwaha

Science and Innovation Manager

Nisha has three years of experience in fisheries and aquaculture research. Recently she worked for Hatch Innovation Services of Hatch Blue, the world’s first sustainable aquaculture accelerator program. There she studied the dynamics between poverty and groundwater scarcity in California’s Central Valley. 

Christine Maxwell

Christine Maxwell

Head of Marketing + Communications

Christine is a Brand Coach, Designer, and Marketer with over 25 years of experience in delivering award-winning brands, campaigns, and projects. Her passion is to help enlighten and innovate who you are, what you do, and why it matters. Her ideas, strategies, and collaborations have turned partners interests into successful assets.

Ailen Bigay

Ailen Bigay

Project Manager

Ailen is an expert in managing projects and programmes in the international development and environmental sector, with expertise in the intersection between communities, the private sector, and NGOs.

Nilukshi Jayawardana

Nilukshi Jayawardana

Operations Coordinator

Nilukshi has 13 years of experience in client, stakeholder management, coordination, documentation, and providing administrative support. All of her roles in the banking and academic sectors benefited from her accomplishments.  
Buddhika Jayasingha

Buddhika Jayasingha

IT Specialist

Buddhika is an IT professional with over 10 years of experience who manages all of FUTUREFISH’s computer-related needs an expert in designing and implementing network security solutions, web development, and project management.

Advisors

FUTUREFISH is in the process of establishing a small select group of advisors to provide complementary knowledge from across the aquaculture and investment community.

Partners

FUTUREFISH has a growing network of close partners sharing our vision for sustainable aquaculture, and a common interest to work together to progress change

For the first time, leaders from across the global #aquaculture sector united behind a shared vision for purpose driven aquaculture. We’re proud to join this groundbreaking effort and eager to keep the momentum going. 

Ready to Make a Change?

FUTUREFISH is in start-up mode! Please reach out to us to explore opportunities to join our team or partner with us.

FUTUREFISH also has specific opportunities immediately available  – click on the link below for more details:

India Business Analyst

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