Bio

Han Han is founder and CEO of China Blue, China’s first domestic NGO devoted to assisting the domestic aquaculture sector move from production based on quantity to a new focus on quality and sustainability. She has been working with tilapia farmers in China on promoting seafood sustainability for the past six years, and in 2016, she helped launch China’s first seafood sustainability database, called iFISH. iFISH hosts about 50 seafood species with an assessment of their sustainability ratings in a Chinese context. This has been a collaborative project with Shanghai Ocean Univesity, CAPPMA (China Aquatic Products Promotion & Marketing Assocation), and China Blue, marking the first effort by a China-based NGO in strengthening seafood safety regulation. She received her MS in Environmental Sciences from Rutgers University, and has previously worked at the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership and The Nature Conservancy.