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Farshad Shishehchian, PhD

Farshad Shishehchian
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Chief Executive Officer
/ Farshad Shishehchian, PhD

Dr. Farshad is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Blue Aqua group of companies. The company operates and develops intensive shrimp farms in Singapore, Brunei and Oman. Dr. Farshad has led the company since its inception in 2009 pioneering the aquaculture farm care business with the introduction of Blue Aqua’s innovative mineral and probiotic products in India. The group is now present in 14 countries with an unbroken chain of revenue growth across the aquaculture supply chain. Having over 30 years of experience in the aquaculture industry, Dr. Farshad has undertaken many directorships and board memberships across aquaculture societies globally. He has a Doctor of Philosophy in Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecology (Shrimp Culture) Master’s Degree of Science in Marine Biology, Bachelor’s Degree in Zoology and he is the Alumni of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. He is a board member of the Aquaculture Engineering Society since 2020 and was also the Asia Pacific Chapter President of the World Aquaculture Society from 2013 to 2016. Some of the awards he attained include the World Aquatic Society’s Industry Award to reward the most outstanding achievements in the aquaculture industry. He was also the President of the World Aquaculture Society - APC from 2013 to 2016.