Richard Stavis

Created on Friday, 07 August 2020

Richard Stavis is an internationally acknowledged seafood thought leader and innovator with over thirty years in the seafood community and a deep understanding of global seafood harvesting, processing, and sales trends. Over the last decade his primary focus has been understanding, advocating for and applying best practices in sustainability, traceability, and ensuring responsible labor practices within the seafood supply chain. After 20 years as the Chief Executive Officer of Stavis Seafoods, Richard transitioned to the Chief Sustainability Officer in January 2018. Additional current roles include Sustainable Fisheries Partnerships’ Squid Supplier Roundtable Industry Chairperson and Advisory Committee member for the Seafood Alliance for Legality and Traceability (SALT).