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

Chad English

advisory council member, science program officer, david and lucile packard foundation

English has spent the last decade working at the intersection of science, policy and communications. He has shaped a career around building a better exchange of science and information.

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Rod Fujita

affiliated researcher

Rod's work focuses on ecosystem resilience, characterization and control of cumulative impacts, and the development of markets for unpriced ecosystem services.

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Noah Idechong

advisory council member, senior fisheries advisor of palau conservation society

Noah Idechong combines traditional and modern knowledge to develop comprehensive models of marine conservation. His extensive work with Palau has played a major role in protecting the island's marine resources.

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Sal Jorgensen

science advisory committee

Sal is a research scientist for the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Project White Shark.

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Jeffrey Koseff

management committee, affiliated researcher

Jeff is Director of the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment and a Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Stanford University.

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Jim Leape

advisory council member, consulting professor at stanford university

Through research, writing and direct engagement with private and public sector leaders, Leape is developing ways to catalyze private sector leadership on sustainability globally. He looks at how we can drive large-scale systemic shifts to sustainability.

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