Biggi Stefansson came to China in 2005. Before founding IS Seafood, Mr. Stefansson founded a trading company, Million Nation Ltd and invested in a boutique hotel in Iceland. Mr. Stefansson’s family roots are in the seafood industry. His father is a captain who bought his first boat when he was 18 years old. Mr. Stefansson became a fully qualified captain at the age 18 and worked on ship for several years. He was elected Vice Chairman of the Icelandic Chamber of Commerce in China and also serves as the Membership Chair of the Shanghai Chapter of the Entrepreneurs Organization. He holds a degree in business and to compliment his native Icelandic he also speaks fluent English and Chinese. Mr. Stefansson lives in Shanghai with his wife and young daughter.
Robert Roche is an American business leader with more 30 years of living and doing business in China and Japan. He has been involved as a founder, investor, or advisor in more than 40 companies in the U.S. and Asia. He has also served as a civic leader in U.S.-Asia relations and is a philanthropist active in a variety of international organizations and causes.
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Benjamin Johnson has nearly 10 years of experince in strategic planning and execution, supply chain management, manufacturing, business development and operations in China. Prior to co-founding IS Seafood, Ben helped develop successful start-ups in feilds as varried as auto parts manufacturing to hospitality and hotel management. Ben currently lives in Shanghai with his wife and is a fluent reader, writer and speaker of Mandarin.