DHI regional aquaculture hub moves to Singapore

The Danish counselling and science group for environmental and water solutions, DHI, Aquaculture Business Partnership (ABP) has transferred its regional hub from Malaysia to Singapore, where it recently developed regional Research Centre and Environmental Laboratories in the Clean Technology Park. APB supports socioeconomic and environmentally sustainable aquaculture production worldwide.

Photo: DHI Group

Photo: DHI Group

Jørgen Erik Larsen will continue to manage the activities globally with a strong focus on the Americas, while Mads Birkeland will stay on as the Europe/Middle East Manager.

Guillaume Drillet has been appointed as the new Aquaculture Business Area Manager for Asia Pacific. He’ll be responsible for coordinating our core Aquaculture activities in the region. These include:

  • Environmental Impact Assessments on fisheries and aquaculture facilities
  • site-selection studies for new aquaculture facilities (if this does not fall under the feasibility/EIA phase)
  • water quality monitoring and optimization of aquaculture farms
  • laboratory services
  • water treatment and closed loop systems for aquaculture facilities
  • environmental studies – including ecological modelling and regulatory testing (ecotoxicology and third party verification)

As a scientist trained in Denmark, Florida (USA), Scotland, France and Singapore, Guillaume has accumulated vast experience in plankton ecology, aquaculture, ballast water invasions and fisheries, both in the private and public sectors and has worked with Akvagroup and FishLab in Denmark. Prior to this new responsibility, he was responsible for building the capacity of our Ballast Water Centre in Singapore.

Source: DHI press release.

 

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