Ronnie Tan
Regional Aquaculture Consultant
U.S. Grains Council
Malaysia

Ronnie is the Regional Aquaculture Consultant with the U.S. Grains Council. Concurrently, he serves on the advisory board of Calysta, USA. He also acts as a mentor at Hatch – an aquaculture startup accelerator.

Ronnie stepped down as Vice-President at Blue Archipelago – the largest integrated shrimp enterprise in Malaysia, responsible for downstream operations including sales & marketing, branding and corporate strategy. He was Executive Director and board member at Regal Springs Group – the largest tilapia integrator in the world, responsible for global feed supply and held a supervisory role of the Indonesia legal entity. He co-led the sale of the company.

With 40 years’ experience in aquaculture, Ronnie, started his career building the aquaculture feed division in the Gold Coin Group. Ronnie, who is Malaysian, read Environmental Biology at King’s College, University of London and obtained his MSc. in Aquaculture from University of Stirling, Scotland, UK.

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