Adel El-Mowafi

Dr. Adel El-Mowafi has 27 years’ experience in aquaculture and applied aquaculture research. He is a veterinarian by training and has Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Fish Nutrition. Beside his academic education in Egypt and Norway, Dr. El-Mowafi has completed business and management programs in Canada and England, where he was enrolled in Ivey Business School’s Foundation Leadership Program and Bradford University School of Management Manager Tool Kit program.

Dr. El-Mowafi has worked in both academic and industrial environments in Egypt, Canada and Norway. For the last fourteen years, he has been working for EWOS Innovation first as a senior scientist then as Managing Director. EWOS Innovation is the R&D body for EWOS – an international fish feed company operating in Norway, Canada, UK, Chile and Vietnam. EWOS Innovation is a unique applied R&D company with R&D facilities in Norway, Chile and Vietnam and a pilot plant producing aquafeeds plus several sea sites with production capacity of 2500 tonnes of farmed salmon.

Since 2000, Dr. El-Mowafi has been an Adjunct Professor in Animal and Plant sciences at the Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia. He also holds a black belt of Six Sigma since 2006 and earned his Permaculture Designer certification from Permaculture Research Institute in Australia in 2015.