Mitchel, a Filipino aged 28, is the Quality and Certification Manager of the Aquagrow Group, responsible for the establishment and application of quality system and certification for all our farm operations.
She must ensure that all our fish production meets the international food quality and safety standards such as MyGAqP (Malaysia), Friends of the Sea (FOS, Europe), GlobalGAP (Worldwide) and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (Worldwide). Her scope involve setting up the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP’s) for all aspects of the farm operations including hatchery, offshore cages, processing plant and live fish vessels. She also leads a team to collect and analyse information from daily operations to ensure compliance on those standards.
Before joining Aquagrow she was a Statistician / Analyst with the Philippine Fisheries Development Authority in 2013. In 2012 she was a Compliance Regulatory and HACCP Consultant with Vesi Vann Corporation in Quezon City. In 2011, she was a Production / Quality Assurance Supervisor, with Alsons Aquaculture Corporation in Roxas City, Capiz.
She has a Masters of Science in Biology from the University of the Philippines Visayas and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the same University.
Mitchel is also a qualified Food Safety Trainer from the Philippine Fisheries Development Authority.