6-8 May 2025 | Barcelona, Spain

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Richard Stavis

"Richard Stavis, CEO of Stavis Consulting, LLC and Stakeholder Outreach, Communications and Dialogue Lead at The Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability (GDST) is an internationally acknowledged seafood thought leader and innovator with over thirty-five years in the seafood community functioning in executive, purchasing, sales, and sustainability roles, including over 25 years as CEO of Stavis Seafoods, Inc. This experience has given him insight into harvesting, farming, processing, and product standards. Richard is Board Chair for FishWise, Board Vice-Chair for the Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions, and a Trustee of Human Rights at Sea, He was the Sustainable Fisheries Partnerships’ Squid Supplier Roundtable’s first Industry Chairperson, at which time he worked to found the IUU sourcing prevention taskforce.. Richard is a regular conference speaker at Seafood Expo North America, where he creates, develops and moderates panels on an annual basis. Richard has spoken at other conferences, including the Sea Ahead Global BlueTech Conference, the World Ocean Conference Sustainable Ocean Summit, the United Nations Oceans Conference, and Capitol Hill Oceans Week (CHOW).”

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