Alex Obach holds the position of Managing Director at Skretting Aquaculture Research Centre since May 2007. Originally from Barcelona, Spain, he is a veterinarian with a Master in Aquaculture from the University of Girona (Spain) and a PhD in fish pathology and immunology from the University of West Brittany (France). He started working at Skretting Aquaculture Research Centre in 1993 as a researcher, initially within fish health then as a nutritionist. He held the position as Manager of ARC’s Fish Health department. Between 1993 -1995, he was also engaged as lecturer at the University of Barcelona, and worked for two years as the Managing Director of the Marine Harvest Technical Centre.