The Soneva Dialogue
Transformative Risks and Opportunities for the Global Seafood Industry
Patron HRH Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden
The keystone actors at the Soneva Dialogue were represented by Mr Shoji Kishi (Deputy General Manager, Maruha Nichiro Corporation), Mr Toshiya Yabuki (General Manager, Nippon Suisan Kaisha), Dr Darian McBain (Global Director of Sustainability, Thai Union), Mr Ole-Eirik Lerøy (Chairman of the Board, Mowi ASA), Dr Myoung Woo Lee (CEO Dongwon Industries), Mr Knut Nesse (CEO and Chairman of the Executive Board, Nutreco), Dr Einar Wathne (Group Leader and President, Cargill Aqua Nutrition) and Geir Molvik (CEO Cermaq, representative of Mitsubishi Corporation)
The first keystone dialogue was supported by four advisors, who together provided support in relation to:
Science and policy – The Honourable Professor Jane Lubchenco (Oregon State University)
Markets and consumers – Mr Rupert Howes (CEO, Marine Stewardship Council – MSC)
Innovation and sustainable seafood – Mr Volker Kuntzsch (CEO, Sanford)
Cross-cultural communication between the organisers and Japan – Ambassador Magnus Robach (Swedish Ambassador to Japan)
The Stockholm Resilience Centre (SRC) team consisted of: Professor Johan Rockström – Director; Professor Carl Folke – Science Director; Associate Professor Henrik Österblom – Deputy Science Director; Mr. Jean-Baptiste Jouffray – PhD student.
Mr. Jonathon Porritt – Founder and Director of Forum for the Future, chaired the meeting. Ms. Maria Padget – Soneva Foundation was project co-ordinator and Mr. Bruce Bromley – CFO of the Soneva Foundation provided additional support.
The first keystone dialogue was supported by nine background briefs, which together provided a starting point for the discussions.