Our Team

Arvind Venkat<span>Scientific Director</span>

Arvind VenkatScientific Director

One of the most popular names in the commercial Aquaponics industry worldwide, Arvind is a sustainable solutions innovator with a Masters degree in Engineering and Management. His designs are developed around a unique systems approach to Aquaponic farming. He leads our team from the front, always!

Gayathri Arvind<span>Lead – Global Business Development</span>

Gayathri ArvindLead – Global Business Development

Gayathri brings to WaterFarmers, over ten years of industry experience in Production line and Warehouse management. She completes the business end of Waterfarmers’ projects with her skills in planning workflow and material flow. As our in-house PM and Operations head, she leads the construction plan mapping and post-commissioning timelines.

Evan T Bell<span>Lead – North America</span>

Evan T BellLead – North America

An Economics graduate from Waterloo, Evan Bell is one of our founding visionaries. He spearheads the business for the North America region, specializing in Indoor and vertical growing. He is also the founder of the Urban Agriculture Innovation division at Waterfarmers.

Dr. Stephen Goddard<span>Aquaculture Scientist</span>

Dr. Stephen GoddardAquaculture Scientist

Based in Belgium, Stephen is our in-house fish expert and aquaculture design supremo. With over 50 years of experience having handled every fish that has ever been farmed on the planet, he is our proudest asset. Stephen also heads our Europe and Africa business interests.

Murray Hallam<span>Training and team development</span>

Murray HallamTraining and team development

The father of modern day Aquaponics is credited for the resurgence of the industry at the turn of the millennium. The Waterfarmers design is an offshoot of his early discoveries on parallel integration of growing systems (CHOP2). Murray has been a mentor since our inception and now actively designs the training program for Waterfarmers’ commercial projects.

Shankar Ramakrishnan<span>Architect – Concept Design</span>

Shankar RamakrishnanArchitect – Concept Design

Not all Aquaponic systems are created equally. We often get the weirdest applications for the most sophisticated systems. Shankar takes care of just that. He is our concept designer with the ability to blow the observer’s mind with the most amazing designs.