Meg Caldwell serves as the executive director for the Center for Ocean Solutions. She also directs the Environmental and Natural Resources Law & Policy Program at Stanford Law School, where her research and teaching focuses on the use of science in environmental and marine resource policy development and implementation as well as private and public incentives for natural resource conservation.
Larry Crowder is the science director at the Center for Ocean Solutions (COS). He is also a professor of biology at Hopkins Marine Station and a senior fellow at the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment, both part of Stanford University.Previously, he was the Stephen Toth Professor of Marine Biology at Duke University.
Rod Fujita is a visiting fellow with the Center for Ocean Solutions, working on Marine Spatial Planning, managing for ecosystem resilience, characterization and control of cumulative impacts, and the development of markets for unpriced ecosystem services.
At the Center for Ocean Solutions, Dr. Ben Halpern is involved in programs focusing on marine spatial planning. Halpern focuses his research at the interface between marine ecology and conservation biology.
Tegan C. Hoffmann, Ph.D, leads the firm Blue Earth Consultants, LLC, which has collaborated on a number of key strategic efforts with The Center for Ocean Solutions (COS), most notably with its Pacific Ocean Initiative (POI). Blue Earth Consultants was instrumental in facilitating every stage of this seminal project’s conceptualization, organization and implementation.
John N. (“Jack”) Kittinger is an early career fellow with a background as a human geographer and coastal ecologist with
broad interests in understanding and advancing solutions to complex problems that face society and the ocean
Rebecca Martone is the program lead for COS's Ecosystem Health focal area where she works to integrate natural and social science with policy and management to inform solutions supporting healthy and resilient coastal and marine ecosystems. An empirical ecologist, Rebecca's work has focused on ecosystem-based management and ecosystem services research.