The Team João RitoExecutive DirectorCo-founder and CEO of SEAentia. Passionate for aquaculture. Guest professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria.Catarina Pinto Correia Member of the Executive BoardLawyer at Vieira de Almeida, partner in the area of Public Law. Responsible for advising on European financing and structural funds.Sónia CruzMember of the Executive BoardPrincipal Researcher at University of Aveiro, Department of Biology and CESAM. Develops research on algae eco-physiology, frequently in collaboration with SMEs companies.Joana Moreira-SilvaMember of the Executive BoardScience and Innovation Officer at CIIMARRaquel Gaião SilvaMember of the Executive BoardAssociate @ Faber Ocean/Climate TechElisabete da CostaExecutive AdvisorPh.D. in Sustainable Chemistry – Marine biotechnology; Lipidomics; Instrumental analysis; Industrial chemical processes; Science communication; Project management.Mariana PaupérioProject ManagerEconomist and PGDip in Project Management; Business Model Developer; Strategic and Financial Planning; Entrepreneurship Mentor; Passionate for marine life.Ana B. AssisMedia & Communication ManagerMSc in Neuroscience. Previously a scientific researcher, now a science writer and communicator with a soft spot for the oceans.