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.

Alice Miller

Alice Miller

Business Operation Lead

Alice has over 18 years’ project management and operations leadership in private and public sectors, running multi-disciplinary teams and providing counsel across the full life cycle of projects. She particularly enjoys working on enabling investment and change at the intersection of environment and social inclusion.  

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.

Neil Wendover

Neil Wendover

Business Lead

Neil is a seasoned supply chain expert with 20+ years of experience and expertise in digital technology, feed, nutrition, bio-pharma/health, and genetics. He excels in facilitating business development, market expansion, and delivering innovative solutions.

Philipp Jundt

Philipp Jundt

Finance and Investment Lead

Phillip is a formidable business professional with a background in economics and a specialisation in game theory, industrial economics, and two-sided markets. His extensive experience in supply chain and logistics management gives him a well-rounded perspective, which he leverages to inform marketing strategies. 

Olek Kaminski

Olek Kaminski

Project Lead - Blue Food Partnership Ghana Initiative

Olek is a food systems scientist with 10+ years of international research and development experience working with governments, donors and the private sector towards sustainable and equitable aquaculture and fisheries. He merges a unique blend of social and natural sciences training, specialising in inclusive business models, nutrition-sensitive aquaculture, and improving social license in blue food value chains.

Tien Nguyen

Tien Nguyen

Aquaculture Consultant Specialist

Our very own adaptive and enthusiastic Research and Communications Assistant Tien, specialises in all FUTUREFISH Aquaculture value chains, livelihood and food security insights in Asia and Africa.  Tien’s years of experience out in the field and behind the screen, allows her to be highly coordinative in our research and communication programs, between our investors, partners and researchers.

Buddhika Jayasingha

Buddhika Jayasingha

IT Cloud Engineer

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.

Nilukshi Jayawardana

Nilukshi Jayawardana

Finance & 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.  

Ben Allinder

Ben Allinder

Digital Strategy Consultant

Ben is an inventive, accomplished digital leader. With over 20 years experience in digital technology and leadership, he works to understand the business problem to bring innovative and scaleable strategies, products and services to market across multiple verticals and geographies, including over 9 years experience in Agriculture and Aquaculture.

Lorenzo (Renzo) Hall

Lorenzo (Renzo) Hall

Aquaculture Junior Data Scientist

Renzo, our junior data scientist, is enthusiastic about understanding, mathematically modelling, and optimising systems. With a keen interest in machine learning, he explores its applications across domains, including Aquaculture Science-based data systems, to drive innovation and efficiency. 

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.

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