Aquaculture Nutrition Consultant, Thailand
Dr Thomas Wilson has served the aquaculture industry in Asia for 25 years, focusing on the aquaculture feed industry in Thailand. His expertise is in aquaculture feed technology and feedmill design. He started work in 1992 with the Unicord Feed Company in Samut Sakorn, Thailand where he was nutritionist and feed formulator for catfish, vegetarian fish feed and shrimp feed. In 1995, he joined Aquastar Limited in Songkhla for a year as manager, shrimp feed quality and R&D. From 1997 to 2014, Thomas worked at Thai Luxe Enterprises Public Company Limited, at the company’s factories in Samutsongkhram and Petchaburi. At Thai Luxe, he was initially a nutritionist and formulator for fish feed and then manager of the fish feed factory. From 2003-2014, he became Vice President with oversight on fish feed and shrimp feed production, R&D, and quality control. He also served as company director from 2006-2014 at Thai Luxe. Thomas has a BSc in Marine Biology from the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, and a MSc in Aquaculture and PhD in Fish Nutrition from the University of Washington School of Fisheries, USA.