Dr. Pierluigi Monticini Ph.D Executive MBA


I am a Fishery, Aquaculture, Value Chain and Social Responsibility Specialist.
> Accreditation audits in the Friend of the Sea and Dolphin Safe standard frame-works for fisheries worldwide;
> Carry out analysis/research/evaluation on critical industry themes, such as for example: 
  International Legislation on fisheries;
  Social responsibility issues related to the aquaculture Value Chain;
  Small-scale/artisanal fisheries issues;
  Ornamental fish fishing, farming, trading/importing;
  Sustainable fishing assessments and considerations.
> Advise/consulting aquaculture Companies and Stakeholders along the Value Chain to optimize the interplay between legislation requirements, sustainability concerns and business results.
> Sustainable Advanced Reality Audit Expert (Remote Audit service).

To date I have assisted 70+ companies worldwide in the fishery/aquaculture sector to gain international accreditation according to the Friend of the Sea and Dolphin Safe standard by carrying out audits and supporting them in aligning to standard requirements. 
In addition, I am part of the FAO Inland Fishery and Aquaculture specialist roster.
I hold a PhD in International Sustainable Aquaculture and Fisheries (School on the Agro-Food System Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Piacenza, Italy), a Master in International Development (Università Sapienza of Rome/CIRPS) and an Executive MBA (at Bologna Business School).
In addition, I hold Advanced education in international Research Application in Sea-food Marketing and Seafood Value Chain Analysis Certificates (CIHEAM International Centre for Advance Mediterranean Agronomic Studies through the (IAMZ) Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza, Spain and Food Agriculture Organization (FAO) through the Fisheries and Aquaculture Department).

Also, I hold multiple professional Certifications in Project Management (Prince2, PM4SD, MoR).
I am a certified professional Lead Auditor in the Friend of the Sea and Dolphin Safe standard frameworks as well as in International Integrated quality Management Systems (ISO 19011, ISO 14001, ISO 9001, ISO 4500, ISO 50001).
I am the founder and managing director of Monticini Consulting and London Associati Ltd, two boutique consultancy firms based in Italy and UK. 
I authored papers on sector-specific themes and publish regularly on industry leading international (e.g. FAO-sponsored INFOFISH and Globefish journals) and Italian (Rivista IL PESCE and Pesceinrete) journals.
I work in Italian, English and Spanish.
I would greatly appreciate the chance to work for your Organization, and I look forward to hearing from you soon.  

Thank you for your time and consideration.  Yours sincerely, Pierluigi Monticini Ph.D, MBA