S Santhana Krishnan

Chief Executive Officer, Marine Technologies, India

Mr S Santhana Krishnan is CEO of Marine Technologies, a consultancy company focussing on building the aquaculture value chain for better market access of primarily farmed vannamei shrimp in India and the region. Santhana is a marine biologist and is a practising aquaculture consultant for 30 years. He founded various national and international aquaculture establishments, in particular, those on processing and market access; and has been involved in innovative aquaculture farm care product trials and commercial introduction in India, such as the Shrimp Health Diagnostic Facility. Additionally, Santhana is a seafood safety HACCP, BAP and BRC accredited auditor for the implementation of food safety programs and aquaculture certification. He has taken on advisory roles for various aquaculture associations, academic institutions, and government institutions, covering policy regulation, legal matters, local governance and more. Having worked in more than 17 countries over the years, Santhana possesses ample experience with many aquaculture species.

Topic: Shrimp Farming in India: Fast & Furious – Controls and Caution to Growth