Leonidas Papaharisis


Quality/R&D Manager

Panelist at the Breakout Session 1A INNOVATIONS IN AQUACULTURE
Wednesday, 28 September, 9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

He is an Ichthyologist with advanced studies in Quality Management and has an MPhil in Fisheries Economics from the Business School of University οf Portsmouth (UK). He has been working in the aquaculture industry since 1996, initially as a business consultant for the preparation and coordination of research programs in fisheries and aquaculture sector.

Since 2003 he has been working in NIREUS SA as QA/QC Manager, and since 2009 he took over also the Research & Development department of the company. He is responsible as head of the R & D team of the company for the design, approval, monitoring and evaluation of all the R & D projects and initiatives like breeding selection program, nutritional testing and development of new fish feed, new veterinary products for fish, new aquatic organisms presenting an interest for the aquaculture industry and new products / innovative food.

He has participated in many research projects at national and international level, being also a coordinator in some of them. He is a member of Greek Ichthyologists (T.E.) Federation since 1995 and a member of Greek Mariculture Federation Technical Committee since 2005. He speaks Greek, English and Spanish.

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