Our oceans experts


  • Tinning, Matt Senior Director, U.S. Oceans Program

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

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Villanueva Aznar, Cristina Senior Manager, Strategic Growth and Partnerships

    Areas of expertise: Small scale fisheries, Mexico fisheries policies, strategic partnerships, common pool resources conservation

    Office: La Paz, Mexico

  • Westfall, Katie Senior Manager, Highly Migratory Species Advocacy

    Areas of expertise: Fisheries science and management, coastal and marine policy, community organizing and advocacy.

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Whittle, Daniel Senior Attorney and Senior Director, Cuba Program

    Areas of expertise: US environmental law and policy, Cuban marine and coastal resources law and policy, rights-based fisheries management, marine protected areas, international government relations

    Office: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Wiersma, Joshua Manager, Northeast Fisheries

    Areas of expertise: Fisheries Management and Policy, Seafood Markets, Natural Resource Economics, Environmental Management, Environmental Policy

    Office: Boston

  • Willard, Daniel Senior Economist, Oceans Program

    Areas of expertise: Oceans Program, natural resource economics, catch shares, marine protected areas

    Office: Austin, Texas

  • Worthington, Baroness Bryony Executive Director, Europe

    Areas of expertise: Climate policy, carbon budgets, emissions trading and carbon markets, energy policy, fisheries management, clean energy technologies, European policy making and politics.

    Office: Europe

  • Young, Jeffrey Senior Specialist, Training and Design

    Areas of expertise: Secure fishing rights design, small-scale fisheries, training and capacity building, instructional design, facilitation, e-learning

    Office: San Francisco

  • Zhang, Jianyu Chief Representative, China Program

    Areas of expertise: China, emissions trading, green supply chain, environmental enforcement, China environmental and climate policy, China power sector

    Office: Beijing, China