Mr. Melchner has an impressive track record in the aquaculture sector, and is among the pioneers in the field of open ocean aquaculture around the world. Mr. Melchner managed the installation and operations of the largest facility in the world for open ocean aquaculture for many years. He has extensive experience with worldwide aquaculture working methods, and aquaculture economics and business models. Mr. Melchner was involved in aquaculture projects around the world in collaboration with the FAO, private sectors, and governments. He is VP of SUBflex Ltd., which develops and installs technologies for offshore Mariculture. Mr. Melchner holds a B.Sc. in Marine Biology and Marine Environment from the Ruppin Academic Center as well as an MBA.