Jeffrey Young

Manager, Design & Capacity Development

Work

Areas of expertise:
Secure fishing rights design, small-scale fisheries, training and capacity building, human-centered design, virtual and in-person facilitation, collaborative learning networks, e-learning

Jeff is a skilled facilitator and designer, passionate about connecting and empowering people to reach their potential for good. Jeff provides his diverse experiences and expertise to EDF Oceans, leading the design, management, and delivery of workshops, trainings, and working groups, with geographical emphases in Indonesia, China, and Japan. Jeff utilizes human-centered design to adapt highly technical science and knowledge into products that can empower staff, partners, and other practitioners around the world in working towards climate-resilient fisheries. He is the lead developer of EDF’s Virtual Fisheries Academy and manages EDF Oceans’ toolkits.

Background

Jeff specializes in training and design with EDF’s Fishery Solutions Center. Jeff is the lead developer of EDF’s Virtual Fisheries Academy, and supports the design and delivery of workshops and training in our target geographies. He focuses on organizing and adapting highly technical knowledge into training products that can empower staff, partners, and other practitioners around the world in implementing sustainable fisheries management.

Education

  • Master of Environmental Science and Management, UC Santa Barbara
  • Certificate, Graduate Program in Management Practice, UC Santa Barbara
  • Bachelor of Science in Molecular Environmental Biology, UC Berkeley
  • Bachelor of Arts in Economics, UC Berkeley