Enrique Alonso

Global Fisheries Director SFP

Responsible for managing SFP field programs focused on wild capture fisheries in Latin America and Southeast Asia. Leads global initiatives that promote improvements in small-scale fisheries and engages the seafood supply chain to encourage policy change in national and regional fisheries, while supporting SFP’s global strategy for improvements in other fisheries.

Enrique is a social scientist with extensive experience in fisheries, both as a researcher and as a professional. Prior to joining SFP, he worked as a technical adviser to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Regional Fisheries Livelihoods Program for South and Southeast Asia in East Timor, and consulted for various organizations such as the FAO and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community. Before to taking his current position, he directed the Latin American Fisheries program at SFP. Enrique has a master’s degree in sustainable coastal and marine systems.