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 Liège University).  She combines her job at EATiP with being project manager at the Oceans strategic area of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.