Ruben Alvarez

Chief Executive Officer

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Ruben joined Petuna as CEO in December 2017 and is dedicated to research and innovation in aquaculture to improve animal welfare, biosecurity and environmental conservation.

He is an industry leader, with extensive global experience in aquaculture best practice.

Ruben was formally the Chief Operating Officer of New Zealand’s leading producer of King Salmon, before moving to Tasmania to commence his role as CEO of Petuna.

Ruben is originally from Chile, where he gained his qualifications in aquaculture, and during his 30-year career he has worked in Norway, Scotland, New Zealand and Saudi Arabia.