Rackowe holds an M A degree from
Cambridge University (Cambridge,
has been president of International
Marine Fisheries Company since 1978. The
company provides world-wide services to
the seafood industry.
Rackowe has over 35 years experience in
the seafood industry, including executive
management positions in fishing companies
in the United Kingdom, Peru, Colombia and
the United States of America.
has carried out consultancy assignments
to private companies, to governments and
to international agencies, such as the
Asian Development Bank, the International
Trade Centre, the European Community, the
Food and Agriculture Organization of the
United Nations, the World Bank, the
InterAmerican Investment Corporation, and
the United States Agency for
International Development, in more than
Rackowe's areas of expertise include
marketing of fisheries products;
processing of fish and shellfish; fishing
vessel operations; management of seafood
companies; evaluation of joint venture
proposals; and has covered a number of
species, including shrimp, tuna, tilapia,
small pelagic species and others. He has
also provided assistance to those
concerned in the negotiation of
international fishing agreements.
is fluent in Spanish. He is also capable
of working in Norwegian and French.
Rackowe is certified by the National
Marine Fisheries Service as trained in
Hazard Analysis and Critical Control
Point (HACCP) concepts.