Our oceans experts


  • Baker, Pamela Oceans Program Indonesia Lead

    Areas of expertise: Ocean resource management, fisheries management, focus on marine tenure and marine protection zones to rebuild and sustain fish populations and livelihoods, reef fish, shrimp, sharks; commercial, sport, and small scale fishing

  • Bonzon, Kate Associate Vice President, Fisheries Solutions Center

    Areas of expertise: Oceans Program, renewing fisheries

    Office: San Francisco

  • Choy Stetten, Denise Director, Operations & Program Management

    Areas of expertise: Oceans Program, Latin America and the Caribbean, renewing fisheries

    Office: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Couture, Jennifer Economic Policy Analyst

    Areas of expertise: Economic policy, climate change impacts, fisheries

    Office: New York City

  • de Vos, Klaas UK Fisheries Manager

    Areas of expertise: Private finance investment in fisheries, fisher-science partnerships and global environmental governance.

    Office: Europe

  • Epstein, Larry Director, Belize Oceans

    Areas of expertise: Small-scale fisheries sustainability, Latin America & the Caribbean, Myanmar

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Areas of expertise: Oceans Program, chemical safety, renewing fisheries, sustainable seafood

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Fraire Cervantes, José A. Project Manager and Senior Analyst, Oceans Evaluation and Design, Mexico

    Areas of expertise: Program evaluation; research and analysis; environmental valuation; natural resource and environmental economics.

    Office: La Paz, Mexico

  • Fujita, Rod M. Director, Research & Development

    Areas of expertise: Oceans Program, catch shares, Latin America & the Caribbean, renewing fisheries, marine protected areas

    Office: San Francisco

  • Giesecke, Andrea Programme Specialist, Oceans

    Areas of expertise: Policy Development, Environmental Regulation, Research and Analysis, stakeholder engagement, sustainable development, EU policies

    Office: Europe

  • Goldberg, Monica Chief Counsel, Oceans
  • Grasso, Thomas Senior Director, Oceans

    Areas of expertise: International environmental law and policy, sustainable development, conservation program design

  • Higgins, Phoebe Director, California Fisheries Fund

    Areas of expertise: Sustainable business, catch shares, small business lending

    Office: San Francisco

  • Horn, Miriam Special Projects

    Areas of expertise: Collaborative and place-based conservation, large-scale sustainable food production, coastal restoration and community impacts

    Office: New York City

  • Jones, Robert E. Director, Gulf of Mexico, Oceans Program

    Areas of expertise: Recreational management, government affairs, Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council

    Office: Austin, Texas

  • Jud, Shems Pacific Regional Director, U.S. Oceans Program

    Areas of expertise: Oceans Programs, catch shares, renewing fisheries

  • Areas of expertise: Oceans Program, Latin America & the Caribbean, renewing fisheries, marine protected areas, Fisheries, Ocean Conservation, data-limited stock assessment

    Office: San Francisco

  • Kritzer, Jake Director, Diagnostics & Design

    Areas of expertise: Oceans Programs, catch shares, renewing fisheries, Latin America & the Caribbean

    Office: Boston

  • Landman, Jessica Interim Director, European Oceans Program

    Areas of expertise: U.S. and international marine policy and law, rebuilding fisheries

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Leland, Amanda Senior Vice President, Oceans

    Areas of expertise: Oceans Programs, renewing fisheries, marine protected areas

    Office: Washington, D.C.