CEO of Kefalonia Fisheries, Lara Barazi-Yeroulanos leads the “united voice of the European aquaculture production industry”.
In a press release, the Federation of European Aquaculture Producers (FEAP) writes that it has elected Lara Barazi-Yeroulanos as its new president of the federation for the next three years.
FEAP represents professional fish farming in Europe, and counts the Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation, the British Trout Association, and The Norwegian Seafood Federation among its members.
Barazi-Yeroulanos is Chief Executive Officer and President of the Board of the fish farming company Kefalonia Fisheries based in Kefalonia, Greece). She has been vice-president of FEAP since 2018.
“Her substantive governance experience and proven track record in pursuing sustainable aquaculture in
the Mediterranean were highlighted. Mrs Lara Barazi-Yeroulanos will be the first woman to lead the FEAP,” wrote FEAP.
In her acceptance speech, Barazi-Yeroulanos stated that as FEAP President she “will strive to relaunch aquaculture and unfold its full potential”.
“She will dedicate special efforts to enhance the working capacity of the FEAP to support the strategic ambitions of the industry and overcome the complex challenges that have kept European aquaculture stagnant for the last 20 years,” the association added.