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IFFO appoints Brett Glencross as new technical director

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Professor Brett Glencross will take over as IFFO’s technical director. He has been an important contributor to the aquaculture sector and academic research work for the last 20 years.

Since 2016, Glencross has been the Professor of Nutrition at the Institute of Aquaculture at the University of Stirling in Scotland. He was also chair of the Scientific Committee of the International Society for Fish Nutrition and Feeding (ISFNF).

Since 2008, Brett was one of the former editors of the journal Aquaculture Nutrition. He has worked in various academic, institutional and industrial roles across Australasia, Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Throughout his career, he has worked closely with many major international aquaculture feed companies across the world. 

“I am truly happy that Brett Glencross has decided to join us to contribute to the marine ingredients industry’s science-based approach. Brett is a very experienced aquaculture professional and has an excellent track record in managing research programs. He has a highly acknowledged profile in the aquaculture industry, with a research background spanning the application of functional feeds for animal health, refining nutritional requirements and the use of nutritional modeling strategies, as well as a strong background in raw material assessment. We are very much looking forward to having Brett on board,” said IFFO’s director general Petter Johannessen.

“I am delighted to be offered this opportunity to join the team at IFFO at a time when science is crucial to understanding the future trends affecting the development of fish feed ingredients. Technical projects led by IFFO contribute a great deal to increasing our knowledge on marine ingredients and driving change for the benefit of the whole value chain, and especially the aquaculture sector,” Glencross said.

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