Øystein is a specialist in finfish breeding. Øystein holds a PhD in Genetics from the Norwegian School of Veterinary Science (NVH) in Norway. Øystein has hands-on experience in managing biotechnology companies focused on the aquaculture sector. He also has an extensive list of scientific publications in international reference journals.
He was the founder and CEO of GenoMar in 1996, a tilapia breeding company. He was also the executive director and founder of MareLife and the Dean of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Bio Sciences at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences.
Øystein Lie, specialist in finfish breeding, is a new member of Oceano Fresco Advisory Board