Global Aquaponics Inc. is a global provider of commercial aquaponics systems and services.
After recognizing the need for more versatile facilities to provide the elements essential to communities, we emerged to deliver innovative closed-loop aquaponics systems that produce high-quality organic food products, fresh water, and clean energy.
Our goal is to utilize the most technologically advanced products to provide sustainable food, water, and energy production methods to farmers, communities, and investors around the world.
110 N. Minnesota Ave.
Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Andre Grant is the CEO of Global Aquaponics Inc. and serves as the Senior Agent for the Tiger Consultant Inc. Mr. Grant has a broad range of skill sets that give him the ability to operate and execute business development and growth strategies in companies of varied growth stages and diverse markets. Mr. Grant is an honors graduate of Georgia Institute of Technology.
With more than 40 years of industry experience, Doug Burdette is considered one of the founding fathers of commercial aquaponics. From feasibility and design to construction and operation, he has developed state of the art aquaculture systems and components for hundreds of projects around the world. Mr. Burdette also previously served as Aquaculture Advisor for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
HENRIK VON SCHEEL
With more than 20 years experience, Henrik von Scheel has led the transformation of numerous Fortune 500 companies. A seasoned executive with significant international experience at both large companies and start-ups, Henrik is recognized for his ability to develop and execute strategies that drive top-line and bottom-line growth and defy outmoded business models. Henrik is the CEO and Chairman of Ritesman Enterprises, he serves as Board member at Google EMEA, Gazprom, Global Aquaponics Inc, Global University Alliance, MITRE EA BOK, Capital Investment Partners. He is the co-founder of LEADing Practice the largest Enterprise Standard body. He was awarded “The NEXT 100 Top Influencers of the European Digital Industry" in 2012, ranking him among the most important Europeans shaping our digital future.
Seann Nelipinath is the CEO and Partner at Imperia, LLC, a global strategic and management consulting firm advising on global business partnership, mergers & acquisitions, and business growth strategy for Fortune 500 companies, investment consortium and economic transitions. His clients have included GM, LG, Ameriprise, British Airways, BMW, Morgan Stanley, Universities and Governmental organizations. He has an International Business Management background from University of Mumbai and University of Michigan.
Mike Burdette has over 30 years of experience in fish-processing, the designing of intensive grow systems, developing the most sophisticated state of the art fish growing systems available on the market today. His experience has given him a deep understanding of the science and physics dynamics required to keep fish healthy and alive in an artificial environment and his contributions to technologically advanced aquaculture systems and played a vital role in were making aquaponics a viable science. Mike has over 10 years of experience leading construction crews of several multimillion-dollar systems. Mr. Burdette is a graduate of the Diesel Institute of America.
Brian Burdette has extensive knowledge and over 25 years of experience with filtration systems, oxygen intensive aquaponics systems and the science of water quality within the aquaponics systems. Over the years he has developed new aquaponics growing systems, along with numerous specialized automated components to assure that the water chemistry remains ideal no matter what the plant crop is grown. Brian has managed the installation of aquaponics systems across the U.S., as well as in the Caribbean, Central America and South America.