Andrew L.

Professional with 40+ years in Marine conservation specializing in aquaculture consulting


Aquaculture Skills and Expertise Summary Management General Manager Hatchery Manager Farm Manager Educator Consultant Production Ponds Cages RAS Biosecurity Hatchery Nursery Growout Fish health Feed a...see more

  • Agricultural Crops & Forestry
  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Product Management


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Aquaculture Technician

Deakin University
2 years
Feb 2020 - Mar 2022
Casual Professional at Deakin Aquaculture

Technical Officer

Southwest TAFE
5 months
Jul 2019 - Dec 2019
South West TAFE is a world-class educator in an idyllic regional setting at the heart of Victoria’s Great Ocean Road region.

Technical Director

Aquagrow International
4 years
Current position
Jan 2019 - Present
Company that focuses on sustainable aquaculture to increase farm profitability, contribute to global food security and protect the environment

Aquaculture Consultant

5 years
Current position
Jul 2018 - Present
Self-employed aquaculture consultant

Aquaculture Production Manager

Wannon Water
5 years
Aug 2013 - Jul 2018
Production Manager (commercial goldfish production) for Wannon Water. Manage RAS hatchery, and outdoor nursery utilizing reclaimed water. Stocking goldfish for sludge reduction in prima...see more

Production Manager

2 years
Jan 2011 - Oct 2012
Production Manager Pisces Aquatics Brisbane, Queensland January 2011 – October 2012 Managed production of 70 varieties of freshwater ornamental fish, including goldfish Supervised st...see more

General Manager

Coral Coast Barramundi
3 years
Aug 2006 - Oct 2009
As General Manager at Good Fortune Bay Fisheries (now Coral Coast Barramundi), I was responsible for managing the AU$4 million company, with 5 managers and 25 staff. I reported directly...see more


The World Bank
23 years
Current position
Jan 2000 - Present
Tilapia Cage Culture Project Deliver US fish cages to Irrigation Reservoirs, arrange purchase of Tilapia nilotica from Greece, 6 month grow out, and design of overwintering faciliy

Production Manager Oceans, Reefs, and Aquariums (ORA)

Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution
8 years
Jan 1997 - Jan 2005
Start-up Project Manager, developing protocols and initiating commercial production at the world’s largest marine ornamental fish farm Broodstock care, live food production, spawning, ...see more

Production Manager

Central Florida ornamental fish farms
9 years
Jan 1988 - Jan 1997
Production manager for four companies, spawning, grow out and sales of 100 varieties of freshwater ornamental fish

Project Director

Seminole Tribe of Florida
4 years
Apr 1984 - Aug 1988
Managed 150-acre Channel Catfish/Tilapia farm and processing plant Supervised and trained staff of 15 Native Americans Directed sales of fish to South Florida wholesale, retail and rest...see more

Extension Agent

Bureau of Marine Resources
5 months
Nov 1983 - Apr 1984
Technical assistance to aquaculture farms in 3 counties

Hatchery Manager

Con Agra Foods
4 years
Mar 1980 - Sep 1983
Managed catfish hatchery, annual production of 10 million fingerlings Directed the distribution of fingerlings to 3,000 acres of company ponds Directed company fish feed sales and distr...see more

Farm manager

Local Producers
1 year
Sep 1975 - Mar 1977
First commercial sex reversal commerical culture of O. Mossambica and grow out of O. nilotica in the Philippines. Polyculture with L. rohita, Clarius, Gourami, and mudfish

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Agricultural Crops & Forestry

Role experience

  • C-Level & Leadership
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Product Management


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