Pier Antonio Salvador

President Associazione Piscicoltori Italiani (API)

Born in Sacile (Pordenone, Italy), Pier Antonio comes from a farming business family, with a long tradition in trout farming. He has a Bachelor in Marketing and Finance from International University of Miami, USA, is a second generation fish farmer and owner of rainbow trout farms.

Member of Board of Directors the Italian Fish Famers Association (API – Associazione Piscicoltori Italiani); since June 2000 he is API President, re-confirmed for the triennium 2018-2021. He is Member of CONFAGRICOLTURA Board.

Salvador has been a member of the Advisory Commission for Fishing and Aquaculture at Italian Ministry of Agriculture from 2005 to now. He is still involved in ministerial working groups and concertation tables at national and regional level. He represents API within the Federation of European Aquaculture Producers (FEAP), he also currently holds the position of Vice Chairman of “Fish Party” of COPA/COGECA. He is effective member of Aquaculture Advisory Council (AAC) Executive Committee and actively contributes to the activity of AAC WGs.