What is needed to add value in the Blue Bioecononomy?
Guðmundur Kristjánsson is the CEO and owner of Brim Seafood. He has been working in the Icelandic seafood industry for decades. The values of Brim Seafood are Initiative, Reliability and Respect. The strategy of the company is based on respect for the ecosystem, reliable quality standards and initiative and innovation in the whole value chain.
Guðmundur will discuss the potential for sustainable economic growth based on marine resources. He will present how value has been added in the Icelandic seafood industry in the past decades, the role of effective resource management, importance of training for seafood professionals and how investments in infrastucture and innovation must go hand in hand to ensure strong Blue Bioeconomy for future generations.