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Jean-Marc Libioulle

Mr Jean-Marc Libioulle is a Belgian biologist. For more than 30 years, his professional career has always been oriented towards sustainable development and in particular production of fish and seafood. This commitment, in the area of development cooperation as well as in the private and public sectors, has formed the backbone of his career and still motivates him today as a consultant in fisheries & aquaculture.

Jean-Marc Libioulle has obtained a master’s degree in Zoology at the University of Liege in Belgium where he also specialized in fisheries, aquaculture and water management. After spending one year at the university’s Aquaculture Research Centre, he began his career in South America, first developing small scale fish farming projects in the Amazon and then as a shrimp farm manager on the Ecuadorian coast and in Dominican Republic

His wide experience in aquaculture allows him to carry out feasibility studies and to give technical advices or training both for the industrial aquaculture and for small scale fish farming development projects.

After more than 15 years in the aquaculture production, he starts working for the European Commission at the General Directorate for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries where he gains experience in auditing governmental institutions. His auditing skills enable him to quickly obtain a global view of a fisheries or aquaculture system or industry and to detect ways of improvement. For example, he has evaluated at national level many governmental fisheries control systems but also a national system to ensure biosecurity for aquaculture. Mr Libioulle is also able to prepare aquaculture facilities for different certification schemes.

As an independent consultant, Mr Jean-Marc Libioulle is available for short term assignments in the fields of fisheries and aquaculture. He speaks French, English and Spanish. His updated CV is available on LinkedIn at and email address is


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