The Team

Petter Martin Johannessen

Director General

Petter Martin Johannessen - Director General

Petter Martin Johannessen joined IFFO in 2018 as Director General. He was previously Global Business Director for Risk Management and Sourcing at Cargill Aqua Nutrition and before that Supply Chain Director and Global Sourcing and Purchasing lead at EWOS Group. Before joining the aquafeed and marine ingredients industry, he worked at PwC (Consulting and large international process industry businesses branch). He holds a Diploma in International Marketing and a degree in Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Management.


Jorge Mora

Operations Director

Jorge Mora

Jorge joined the organisation in 2006 as Business Administration Manager before being promoted to Operations Director in April 2009 with overall responsibility for members’ services and the day to day running of the organisation. Previously Jorge has worked for the Water Industry Commission in Stirling, Scotland and for the Southern Peru Copper Corporation in Lima, Peru.  Jorge holds an Industrial Engineering degree from the University of Lima and an MBA from the University of Cambridge.

Maureen Hurt

Conference Team Leader

Andrea Pani

Office Manager and Conference Organiser

Isabel Diaz

Executive Assistant

Jorge Rodriguez

Membership Manager

China Office

Maggie Xu

China Director

Maggie Xu

Maggie joined IFFO in October 2011 as the China Manager and was then promoted to China Director in 2013. She was previously a Trade Commissioner responsible for fish, seafood, meat and processed food and beverage products at the Embassy of Canada to the P. R. China for ten years. Maggie has a B.A. degree in English language and completed a summer school jointly given by London School of Economics and Peking University on international finance.

Xiaowen Ling

Technical Specialist

Alice Liu

Office Manager

Henry Qu

China Market Analyst

Market and Statistics

Dr. Enrico Bachis

Market Research Director

Dr. Enrico Bachis

Enrico joined the organization in 2009 as Business Manager and Information and was then promoted to Market Research Director in 2017. He is responsible for the market intelligence produced by IFFO also representing the industry within the working group on agri-commodities of OECD-FAO. Enrico graduated from Cagliari University in Sardinia with a Political Science degree before obtaining an MSc in Financial Economics and a PhD in Industrial Economics from the University of Nottingham (UK). 

Luigi Idili

Market Analyst


Véronique Jamin

Communications and External Relations Director

Véronique Jamin

Véronique joined IFFO in January 2019 after a 9-year experience as Communications Director and a 2-year experience as Head of the Sustainable Development department of the French branch of a water company. She started as a Mayor's Chief of staff in the Paris region. She graduated from Sciences Po Paris (Institut d'Etudes Politiques de Paris) and holds a French - German bilingual Master's degree in Political Sciences.

Georgie Harris

Communications Manager