Steve Okeleji’s experience in Aquaculture and Fisheries Management spans over 20 years. He founded FISH SHOAL NIGERIA over 14 years ago as a student, focusing on fingerlings and juvenile’s production, presently with a production capacity of 5.2 million fish per annum. FISH SHOAL NIGERIA has worked with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Nigeria under the Fisheries Growth Enhancement Support Scheme, West African Agricultural Productivity Programme and the World Bank. Fish Shoal Nigeria also had a collaboration with Convention on Business Integrity (CBI) on a program called Business Innovation Facility (BIF) sponsored by the Department for International Development (DFID). This UKAID programme aimed to facilitate the market between small scale fish farmers and large-scale fish farmers and the market. He established AQUATIC HUB AFRIQUE NETWORK which focus on providing training and support for youths, women, small holder farmers, fresh graduates and players along the value-chain of Aquaculture. He is also the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of AQUASEAS COMPANY LIMITED. AQUASEAS presently manages the largest aquaculture outfit in Africa located in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Steve is also the Chairman of Blue-Echo Foundation (Aquatic Hub Afrique's Non-Profit) and also a member of the steering committee of New Nigeria Foundation.