Ms. Alexandra Neyts is the General Secretary of the European Aquaculture Technology and Innovation Platform (EATiP), which is an officially recognised industry driven, multi-stakeholder network representing the sector. She is involved as partner and sector representative in several European projects and cluster initiatives. One of those is a collaboration with Copernicus Marine Systems and EMODnet to develop opportunities for data sharing in aquaculture.

She holds master degrees in bioscience engineering and oceanography (resp. Ghent and Li├Ęge University).  She combines her job at EATiP with being project manager at the Oceans strategic area of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.