In 2011, Yemi started working on sustainability as the communications officer for a climate change and agriculture-focused research project. Three years later, at the end of the research project, with his interests in both communications and sustainability piqued, he began his studies in international communications and media. Yemi joined the STIP team as our communications intern and stayed on afterwards as our communications officer.
Sophia, a ten-year veteran journalist, joins the team as deputy-editor-in-chief of ShrimpTails Magazine, helping the magazine to continue bringing you relevant and engaging stories and information about the global shrimp industry. “My passion for seafood started when I was working as a local journalist in the Philippines. I was assigned to write special reports on the fishing sector, hopping from island to island to cover some of the fishermen’s plight”, Sophia said. We look forward to her passion and experience driving the growth and development of ShrimpTails Magazine.
Sander holds a master’s degree in aquaculture and fisheries. With 10 years experience working in the aquaculture and seafood sector he enjoys working in the nexus between technology, sustainability and aquatic production systems and has a keen mind and technical know-how. Sander is passionate about the seafood sector and driven to work on the sustainability of seafood products and their supply chains. He is using his experience to help Seafood TIP to streamline its processes, further develop the Seafood TIP offerings and build our portfolio.