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INVE Aquaculture welcomes back Dr. Olivier Decamp to boost R&D and Business Development

INVE Aquaculture announces the return of Dr. Olivier Decamp to its team as R&D Director and Business Development Director for Health. A seasoned veteran in the field with over 25 years of expertise, Dr. Decamp’s homecoming marks a significant milestone in the company’s pursuit of innovation and sustainable growth.

Dr. Decamp’s journey with INVE Aquaculture began in 2002, where he dedicated almost two decades to advancing the industry through various roles in R&D and Product Management. His contributions were instrumental in developing a diverse range of products and services aimed at achieving sustainable growth through Health & Environment solutions and Knowledge Services.

With a specialization in intensive shrimp farming, he possesses unparalleled field knowledge across Asia and the Americas, from small-scale farms to large corporations. In 2021, he embarked on a new venture with Grobest as Group Technical, Marketing, and Product Director. Now, in 2023, he comes back to INVE Aquaculture, demonstrating his unwavering commitment to the company’s vision and values.

Olivier Decamp representing INVE Aquaculture at TARS 2019


A pioneer in Aquaculture Science

Throughout his career, Dr. Decamp has cemented his legacy as a true trailblazer in aquaculture. Holding a biology degree from the University of Namur (Belgium) and a PhD in Zoology from the University of Leicester (UK), he gained valuable experience in esteemed institutions like The Natural History Museum in London (UK), research laboratories in Hiroshima (Japan), and The Oceanic Institute in Hawaii (USA). With over 70 published papers and a patent under his belt, Dr. Decamp is renowned for his active participation in scientific conferences and his knack for delivering engaging presentations.


Elevating INVE Aquaculture’s Potential

In his new dual role, Dr. Decamp will serve as the Business Development Director for Health Products, paving the way for new market opportunities. Simultaneously, he will lead the R&D team, leveraging his extensive field experience and in-depth product knowledge to drive innovation. Olivier’s customer-centric approach aligns perfectly with the company’s Care For Growth mindset, enabling INVE Aquaculture to anticipate industry trends, address emerging challenges, and seize promising opportunities. With Dr. Decamp’s return, the company anticipates an even more vibrant future, fueled by collaborative efforts and passion.

Olivier Decamp and David Moriarty, visiting farms in ThailandOlivier Decamp as moderator during a Spanish-speaking webinar. This “Webinar Series” became a pioneering idea to share knowledge amidst COVID-19 restrictions


Olivier rejoining INVE, emphasizes our focus on improving bioremediation and health solutions through customer-centric partnerships, reducing operational issues into a more predictable business environment. Additionally, our commitment to bringing research and innovation closer to the market, resulting in enhanced collaboration between product, commercial and technical support, will accelerate the delivery of customer solutions.

Comments from Fernando García, Commercial Director at INVE Aquaculture.

“I am very happy to rejoin INVE Aquaculture, after these 2 and half years spent in the shrimp grow-out market. I look forward to working with fantastic colleagues and partners to develop and deliver innovative solutions to our customers,”

Said Dr. Decamp.

INVE Aquaculture’s CEO Patrick Waty expressed his excitement at Dr. Decamp’s return, stating,

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to have Olivier re-joining our team as the Business Development and R&D Director and a valuable member of our management team. His return brings a wealth of experience, expertise, and fresh perspectives that will undoubtedly elevate our organization to new heights.”