#1Aquaponics Team

Andrew S. de Dezsery M.Sc. TAA04, ISSI Fellow, Aquaculture & Aquaponics Master

Andrew is a passionate and enthusiastic advocate for aquaponics and has devoted over 20 years of his career to developing, perfecting and promoting the water saving technology.

He is a national and international speaker and qualified trainer. Having taught at Flinders University, TAFE & WEA Andrew is well qualified and knowledgeable in all aspects of Aquaculture & Aquaponics.

To promote awareness of aquaponics, he has appeared on Landline, WIN TV, ABC Rural Radio and also in The Stock Journal, The Bunyip and the Loxton News.

Some of his positions include Professional Fisherman N.T. and S.A. Sport Fishing/Tour Operator Coburg Peninsula, Arnhem land NT, Industry sector development of recirculating aquaculture systems (RAS), Development of commercial barramundi industry sector, West Beach Aquaculture Operations Manager, Consultant, University lecturer aquaculture (Flinders S.A), Aquaculture journalist, Inland Aquaculture Association of South Australia executive and steering committee member, Mallala Council P.A.R consulting advisor (aquaculture) ran the Integrated Farming Research and Development facility at Lewiston and has designed and installed several commercial aquaponic farms in South Australia.

ISS Fellow Andrew Dezsery: Post Grad. Dip, M.SC.Aq. Joint owner and operator Aquaculture Advantage for commercial/school systems and #1 Aquaponics for home systems. Andrew has been involved in the aquaculture and fisheries industry for over 22 years professionally.

Some of his positions include Professional Fisherman N.T and S.A, Sport Fishing/Tour Operator Coburg Peninsula, Arnhem land NT, Industry sector development of Recirculating Aquaculture Systems (RAS) and Aquaponic Systems. Development of commercial barramundi industry sector, West Beach Aquaculture Operations Manager, Consultant, University lecturer aquaculture (Flinders S.A), Aquaculture journalist.

Inland Aquaculture Association of South Australia executive and steering committee member, Mallala Council P.A.R consulting advisor (aquaculture) designed, built and co-ran the Integrated Farming Research and Development facility at Lewiston in South Australia.

Andrew received a prestigious fellowship from the ISS Institute, Victoria and Department of Education, Employment and workplace Relations, Canberra. His Fellowship took him across the U.S.A., US Virgin Islands and Canada in 2009.

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Diploma IT Cathryn Dezsery, also joint owner and operator Aquaculture Advantage and #1 Aquaponics, likes to stay in the background mostly and brings a diverse skill-set that includes project management, office administration, websites, customer service and PA to Andrew.