Matt Tinning

Senior Director, U.S. Oceans Program

Areas of expertise: Oceans Program, US Fisheries, Environmental Policy, Environmental Law


Matt is Senior Campaign Director for the EDF Oceans program. He leads the program’s political, communications and advocacy work to promote healthy fisheries and oceans.


Prior to joining EDF, Matt was Executive Director of a national coalition of fishing and environmental groups. He previously served as Vice President for External Affairs at Ocean Conservancy.


  • LLB, Australian National University
  • BA, political science, Australian National University
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