Current Position††††††††††††††††††† President & CEO of Reef Ball Development Group, Ltd., Chairman of Reef Ball Foundation, Inc.


Date of Birth†††††††††††††††††††††††††† 1963


Nationality†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† United States


Qualifications†††††††††††††††††††††† BA in Business Management from University of Georgia, MA in International Business and Computers from University of Georgia/London School of Business ††††††††††


Coral Reef Restoration:

Current Titles & Positions

President The Reef Breakwater Company, Ltd. 2004-Present

CEO, Reef Ball Development Group, Ltd. 1993-2004

Chairman, Reef Ball Foundation, 1998-Present

Advisor, Reef Ball Coalition, Inc. 1998-2002

Advisor, Eternal Reefs, Inc. 1998-Present

Advisor, Reef Innovations, Inc. 1995-Present


Intellectual Properties:

Patent Holder, US Patents 5,836,265 and 5,564,369 Reef Balls

Holder of International Copyrights and Patents Pending to Reef Balls and related technolgoies


Licensees and Affiliated Companies:

CORALations, Inc, Puerto Rico


EMPACA, Dominican Republic

Geothermal Energy Management, Georgia, USA

Green Marine, Int'l., Australia

Roman Stone Construction Company, NY, USA

Sea Systems, Turks and Caicos Islands

Reef Ball New Zealand

Reef Ball Puerto Rico
ASPO, Spain
Kuwait Reef Ball Company
Sea Search of Virginia

Coastal Reef Builders, Inc, Florida
Marenter, S.A., Mexico

Comsolida S.A. Mexico
Eternal Reefs, Inc.
The Reef Beach Company
Reef Ball Asia, Ltd.
Reef Innovations, Inc.


Conferences and Workshop Training:

Asexual Coral Propagation Workshop, US Somoa, 2000

7th CARAH (International Artificial Reef Conference), San Remo, Italy, 1999

Gulf States Marine Fishery Artificial Reef Committee Meetings, All 1993-2003

Atlantic States Marine Fishery Artificial Reef Committee Meetings, All 1993-2002

DEMA Trade Shows and seminars, 1993-2003

NCRI Coral Conference 1998

US Coral Reef Task Force Meetings, 1999, 2000

Florida Artificial Reef Coordinators Meetings and Training, All 1993-2004


Research Partners:

Too numerous to list, see website Research Resources page




Reef Balls TM: An advanced technique to mimic natural reef systems using designed artificial reefs, Printed in Abstracts of the 7th Scientific Conference on Artificial Reefs and Related Habitats, October, 1999, in San Remo, Italy.


Reef Balls TM: How Combining Designed Reefs with Oil Superstructures used as Artificial Reefs can help the overall reef system to better mimic natural reef systems. Accepted for presention at Gulf of Mexico Fish and Fisheries: Bringing Together New and Recent Research conference October 24-26, 2000 New Orleans.



Previous Career Summary†† Prior to Mr. Barberís involvement in Artificial Reefs, he served for five years as a management consultant for the Alexander Group and for Towers, Perrin, Forester and Crosby consulting with the worlds top firms. Mr. Barber founded and ran a computer consultancy firm for 4 years.He has also worked for IBM.


In addition to his role at Reef Ball, He also served for 3 years as the Amusement Industry Manufacturer and Suppliers non-profit trade organizationís Executive Director.



Career History


1981-1982†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Intenational Business Machines, Marketing


1982-1984†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† PC Friend Consultants, President/CEO.


1984-1986†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Graduate Assistant, and teacher at the London School of Business, author of GLOBEX


1986-1990†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† The Alexander Group, Inc., Senior Consultant, Sales and Marketing Consulting


1990-1992†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Towers Perrin (AKA Towers, Perrin, Forester & Crosby), Senior Consultant, Sales, Marketing and Management Consulting.


1992-2004†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† President and CEO of the Reef Ball Development Group, Ltd


1996††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† AIMS International, Webmaster


1996-1997†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† AIMS International, Executive Director


1997-2004                                               Founder of Reef Ball Foundation a 501 c(3) non-profit company


Other Publications & Productions:


Reef Ball Video Brochure 1996, 2nd in 1997, 3rd 1998, 4th 1999. 2001 Producer & Editor

"Total Quality Management and The Sales GoalingProcess," Sales Management Bulletin. 1993.

"GLOBEX" and "GLOBEX Executive," Southwestern, 1987-1993.

International Business, Computers, and The Systems Approach. 1988.


Hobbies and Interests:


Mr. Barber is an avid Scuba Diver with over 10,000 dives. Mr. Barber's family has owned a Dive store since 1979.He has been involved in the hobby and science of Marine Reef Aquarium Systems and Aquaculture systems since 1981.Mr. Barber has extensive boating experience with over 800 sea days.Mr. Barber has traveled to over 50 countries.Mr. Barber lives in Sarasota, Florida adjacent to Sarasota Bay.


Additional Information:

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