Global Technical Manager – Aquaculture, Jefo Nutrition Inc., Canada
Dr M A Kabir Chowdhury is Global Technical Manager – Aquaculture of Jefo Nutrition Inc., a Canadian multinational company. In his current role, he manages and leads Jefo’s aquaculture program that includes product development, technical and sales support, and maintaining liaison with industry leaders around the world. Trained in Bangladesh, Thailand and Canada, Kabir has more than 25 years of experience in aquaculture. He graduated from the Fish Nutrition Research Laboratory of the University of Guelph, Canada with a major in animal nutrition. Starting his professional career as a shrimp biologist in one of the largest farm in Bangladesh, he has extensive experience in both farming and nutrition of aquatic animals around the world. He has published more than 25 peer-reviewed and 20 popular articles in internationally reputed journals and magazines, co-authored a widely acclaimed book on “Environment Assessment Guidelines for Coastal Aquaculture”, and presented research papers in numerous meetings and conferences. Currently, he serves as external reviewer for major aquaculture journals. Since 2011, he has been moderating a 1300+ member LinkedIn group Aquaculture Nutritionists Network (ANN). In recent years, ANN has become a major platform to disseminate and discuss novel ideas and research in aquaculture nutrition and beyond.