Our science experts


  • Miller, Valerie Director, Cuba Oceans Program

    Areas of expertise: Shark Conservation, Latin America & the Caribbean, Cooperative Resource Management

    Office: Austin, Texas

  • Moore, Lisa Senior Scientist, Office of the Chief Scientist

    Areas of expertise: Systems thinking, nature-based climate solutions, climate change, organizational sustainability

    Office: San Francisco

  • Mueller, Dan Senior Manager, Energy

    Areas of expertise: Oil & gas exploration and production, hydraulic fracturing, carbon capture and sequestration

    Office: Austin, Texas

  • Neltner, Tom Chemicals Policy Director

    Areas of expertise: Food additives, lead, cadmium, formaldehyde, and hazardous materials management

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Ocko, Ilissa Senior Climate Scientist, Barbra Streisand Chair of Environmental Studies

    Areas of expertise: Climate science, greenhouse gases, aerosols, methane, black carbon, climate modeling, metrics

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Omara, Mark Senior Analyst, Research & Analytics

    Areas of expertise: International oil and gas, methane emissions science

    Office: Austin, Texas

  • Ortiz, Rafael Director, Mexico Fishery Programs

    Areas of expertise: Fisheries, Ocean Conservation, Stakeholder Engagement, Research and Analysis, Ecophysiology

    Office: La Paz, Mexico

  • Padilla, Lauren VoLo Data Scientist

    Areas of expertise:

    Office: Remote

  • Poon, Sarah Senior Director, Fishery Solutions Center

    Areas of expertise: Fisheries management, training and capacity development

    Office: San Francisco

  • Rader, Douglas N. Chief Oceans Scientist and AVP

    Areas of expertise: Oceans Program, renewing fisheries, marine protected areas, coral reef ecosystems, climate impacts on oceans

    Office: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Rife, Alexis Director, SSF Initiatives

    Areas of expertise: Fisheries management, rights-based management, fisheries policy and governance, marine protected areas, small-scale fisheries

    Office: Remote

  • Romero-Canyas, Rainer Lead Senior Social Scientist

    Areas of expertise: Social psychology of sustainability; climate change communication; behavioral interventions; experimental design

    Office: New York City

  • Roy, Ananya Senior Health Scientist

    Areas of expertise: Air quality, lead, cardiovascular disease, neurodevelopment

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • RS, Abhijit Data Architect

    Areas of expertise: Data architecture, data management, cloud computing, air quality, IOT, sensors

    Office: San Francisco

  • Rudek, Joe Lead Senior Scientist

    Areas of expertise: Agricultural emissions to land, water, and air from livestock, rice and upland crops; methane emissions from natural gas end use; and supply chain sustainability

    Office: Remote

  • Schiller, Anna Water and Lands Project Manager, California Water Program

    Areas of expertise: Conservation biology, spatial analysis, groundwater management, land use planning

    Office: San Francisco

  • Schwietzke, Stefan International Senior Scientist

    Areas of expertise: Methane emissions, atmospheric measurements, local and global emissions inventories

    Office: Europe

  • Shelton, Shelby Project Manager, Sustainable Sourcing Initiative

    Areas of expertise: Soil science, nutrient management, sustainable agriculture, agricultural supply chain solutions, conservation, and resilience

    Office: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Snider, Natalie Senior Director, Coastal Resilience

    Areas of expertise: Ecosystems, large-scale restoration and protection planning, science communication, natural resources management and policy, science-based decision making, ecosystem services, natural infrastructure, rivers and deltas.

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Sun, Fang Manager, Oceans Program

    Areas of expertise: Oceans

    Office: Beijing, China