Timothy Fitzgerald

Director of Impact, Fishery Solutions Center

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


Tim directs the Impact Division of EDF’s Fishery Solutions Center--leading its global programs on training, seafood markets, supply chain engagement and fisheries finance.  He also serves on the boards of Ecofish LLC and GulfWild®, and is an advisor to Fair Trade USA, the Conservation Alliance for Seafood Solutions.


Tim earned an M.S. in Zoology from the University of Hawai’i and a B.S. in Biology from Duke University. His gradate research focused on the behavioral ecology and sensory physiology of tropical sharks, appearing on Discovery Channel's Shark Week and National Geographic Explorer. He is a frequent speaker on oceans conservation and public health issues, and has been featured in the Wall Street JournalNew York Times, and NPR’s Fresh Air, in addition to being invited to testify to the President’s Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

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