Advisory Board

The advisory board provides input to the management and the board of directors on strategic topics and competences.

Each advisor supports specific projects in direct contact with management, passing on experiences and knowledge, serving as sounding board and thus helps to challenge management and technology suppliers in search of constant innovation and improvement.

Michael Gorriz


Dr Michael Gorriz is an industry acclaimed technology leader who managed the acceleration of the Digital Transformation of international groups in manufacturing and financial services.

Michael graduated with a Masters degree in physics and obtained a PhD in Laser Engineering. His vast experience in analytics and data management will be extremely valuable for SAT in its journey to drive efficiency in aquaculture through data analytics and AI.

Dean Jerry


Prof Dean Jerry is a global leader in aquaculture research and application of genetic and novel technologies in production. He graduated with First-class Honours in Science and got a PhD in Animal Genetics.

Based on his work in 8 countries and with 12 tropical and temperate aquaculture species he accumulated vast knowledge, experience and data to address challenges in productivity, efficiency, animal health and in the integration of new technologies into (fish) farming.