The Center for Ocean Solutions Team

The skills, knowledge and expertise availible at the Center for Ocean Solutions spans marine and social sciences as well as law, representing the Center's interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving. Our team combines innovation and solid research to solving the intermediate and long-range challenges facing ocean health.
Specialty | Group

Hoyt Peckham

visiting fellow

Hoyt is the director general of SmartFish, a social enterprise based in La Paz, Mexico.

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Jim Barry

affiliated researcher

Jim is a benthic ecologist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) studying several aspects of the biology and ecology of marine organisms and communities.

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Barbara Block

affiliated researcher

Barbara is a professor and researcher at Stanford's Hopkins Marine Station where she studies the biology and ecology of pelagic fishes.

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Alexandria Boehm

affiliated researcher

Alexandria is an associate professor in the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University. 

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Meg Caldwell

advisory council member, deputy director, oceans, the david and lucile packard foundation

Meg is the former executive director of the Center for Ocean Solutions. She now leads the Packard Foundation's Oceans and Fisheries teams.

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Francisco Chavez

affiliated researcher

Francisco is a biological oceanographer interested in how climate change and variability regulate ocean ecosystems on local and basic scales.

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