Meet the team

GLOBEFISH is an integral part of the Products, Trade and Marketing Branch (NFIMT).

NFIMT promotes the improved utilization of fisheries and aquaculture resources and the reduction of losses by improving the efficiency of all operations which take place between fish harvesting or culturing and consumption.

More information on the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department can be found here.


Marcio CastroDeSouza
GLOBEFISH Coordinator
[email protected]

Programme Officer

Enrica D'Agostino
Programme Officer
[email protected]

Market Analysts and publication managers

Helga Josupeit, Market Analyst
Michael Griffin, Fisheries Economist
Yanxuedan Zhang, Market Analyst

Species Analysts

Erik Hempel (groundfish, small pelagics, cephalopods, lobster, crab)
Fatima Ferdouse (shrimp and tuna)
Yingkai Fang (tilapia)
Rodrigo Misa (salmon)

International trade and social issues

Bhakti Anand, International Trade expert
Mariana Toussaint, Market analyst and social Issues

Food safety

Giulia Loi, Food Safety expert

Editing, Communication and ICT

Anna Child, Editor (FAO Food Outlook)
Maria Catalano, Editor (publications)
Silvio Alejandro Catalano, Information & Communication Systems Specialist

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