Board of Directors

Johannes Cornelis Antonius den Bieman


Hans is an industry veteran with distinguished credentials of operating and expanding companies in the aquaculture industry.

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Hans has an extensive network within the global aquaculture industry and has headed various seafood multinationals.

He was the CEO of Heiploeg, CEO of Marine Harvest, COO of Nutreco and served as board member of multiple listed aquaculture companies in Chile, Netherlands and the USA.

Hans is a graduate of the Wageningen University.

Marit Solberg


Marit has over three decades in key roles at Marine Harvest Group, including managing 4,000 employees as COO of Farming from 2011 — 2019.

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She is a board member of AquaCon AS, Nekkar ASA, NorCod AS, Patogen AS and GC Rieber Compact AS.

Marit was also Former Chairman of Norwegian Seafood Export Council (2013 — 2015).

She obtained her M.Sc. in Microbiology with a specialisation in Marine Ecology in 1984.

Andrew Kwan


Andrew is the Group Managing Director of Commonwealth Capital Group of companies, which has investments across the food vertical including barramundi fish farming, cold chain logistics, central kitchen, butchery, bakery and ice cream production.

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Apart from its fully integrated food production & logistic platform, the Commonwealth Capital group also has investments in several brands such as PastaMania, Swissbake, Udders ice cream, The Soup Spoon, Baker & Cook and NYC Bagel Factory.

Andrew’s companies have won numerous accolades over the years including the Business Times Enterprise 50, Fastest Growing 50 and consecutive “Franchisor of the Year” titles for two separate businesses in different industries from the Franchise and Licensing Association. He holds a BBA from Schulich School of Business, York University, Canada.

Tristan Sjoeberg


Tristan is the co-owner and Director of Knutsson Holdings AB, a diversified investment company based in Gothenburg, Sweden, as well as co-owner and Executive Chairman of TCSJOHNHUXLEY group of companies.

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Tristan received his B.Sc. (Hons) in Marine Biology/Oceanography from UCNW Bangor in 1994 and his PhD in Marine Biogeochemistry from the University of East Anglia in 1999. He also holds an MBA from University of Oxford (2001).

Edward Ng


As an Executive Director of Far East Organization, Edward provides strategic leadership in the functions of Central Engineering and Development Projects.

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Edward’s main focus at Far East Organisation is in product development and management of its in-house engineering support team. He oversees the conceptualisation, implementation and fulfilment delivery of ongoing and new development projects as well as the enhancement of existing operating assets.

Edward holds a B.Sc. in Architectural Design from Stanford University.

Dato Dr Abdul Manaf Metussin


Dato Seri Paduka Dr. Haji Abdul Manaf bin Haji Metussin is the Deputy Minister of Finance and Economy (Economy), at the Ministry of Finance and Economy.

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Dato Dr. Manaf started his career in Government service in 1990 and has served in various capacities in the Ministry of Primary Resources & Tourism, as well as the Prime Minister’s Office, and the Ministry of Home Affairs. He has also held a number of important posts at Universiti Brunei Darussalam and Brunei Economic Development Board.

Dato Dr. Manaf graduated with a B.Eng. (Hons) (1989) in Mechanical Engineering from University of Leeds, United Kingdom, and an M.Sc. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering from the University of Bradford, United Kingdom. He also holds a PhD in Management from Canterbury Business School, University of Kent, United Kingdom.