Steve Hart, PhD, Director
Global Aquaculture Alliance (GAA), Best Aquaculture Practices (BAP)
Dr. Steve Hart joined GAA in 2015 as Vice President. His responsibilities include directing GAA activities within Asia, leading efforts focused on development of food safety outreach, investigating emerging issues affecting aquaculture stakeholders, working with GAA constituents to respond to emerging issues, expanding activities with other related groups, and generating content for GAA’s communications vehicles.
Steve received his Ph.D. in 2006 from Purdue University with an emphasis on aquaculture nutrition. After completing his degree, he worked for the Indiana Soybean Alliance as their Director of Aquaculture, and in 2011, was named the Executive Director of the Soy Aquaculture Alliance where he worked closely with allied groups to coordinate aquaculture development in a strategic approach that allowed for efficient use of resources.