Aqua-Spark, a Netherlands-based global investment fund focused on sustainable aquaculture, has appointed Lissy Smit, head of credit approval at Rabobank Group, as its new CEO.

Beginning Sept. 1, Smit will work in partnership with Aqua-Spark co-founders to drive the fund's growth.

She will be responsible for strengthening the team with the goal of increasing the value of Aqua-Spark's portfolio while maximizing impact and industry transformation.