Who We Are
Ole Jacob Myre – CEO / Sales Norway
Ole Jacob has 20 years of management experience, including 10 years of P&L responsibilities. During his career he has led teams across multiple countries and different cultures, demonstrated skills in company leadership in multinationals, PE-owned and family owned businesses. He has knowledge of different industries through different functions within those industries. He poses strong experience in M & A, both as buyer and seller, and also as adviser. Ole Jacob has more than 15 years of experience in fish farming industry in different management positions.
Elizabeth Sweetman – Sales International
Dr Elizabeth Sweetman has over 30 years of experience in aquaculture production, research and its practical application. She is a founder and director of Ecomarine Ltd established in 1994 and involved globally in all aspects of hatchery design and aquaculture production, product use and marketing, research and development, management and training. Her recent work has focused on inventory evaluation, production planning and technical re-structuring.
Karin Pittman - CSO
Karin Pittman is a professor of fish biology in the Fisheries Ecology and Aquaculture Research Group at Department of Biomedicine at the University of Bergen. She has more than 20 years of research experience in the industry and has been awarded “oppfinneren prisen” for this technology by Hordaland county in 2013. In 2015 she has been awarded the Olav Thon Stiftelsen’s prise for exceptional teaching.
Grigory Merkin – Laboratory Manager
Dr Grigory Merkin has a PhD in biology, specialized in histological imaging.
He has helped promoting innovation-based sustainable development of aquaculture through developing methods linking fish histology with quality and welfare through analysis of biological data and the application of new scientific methods in this area.
Focus now is on integrating Stereology and software developed for image analysis to provide advice based on Mucosal Mapping