Ingrid Biedron is a marine scientist and campaign manager for Oceana.
She works on the Climate and Energy, Defending our Oceans, and Responsible Fishing Campaigns, ensuring that marine management policies are founded on sound science and support healthy marine ecosystems. Ingrid works across Oceana’s U.S. campaigns, leveraging science, policy, and outreach to achieve conservation goals. She works on cross-cutting technical and policy-related issues, including the Marine Mammal Protection Act, offshore energy exploration and extraction permitting and review processes, social factors influencing environmental policy, and ecosystem-based management.
Ingrid's background includes research in marine mammal acoustics, fisheries policy, ecosystem-based fisheries management and the human dimensions of natural resource management. Her doctoral research focused on ecosystem-based fisheries management in the Mid-Atlantic and New England Fishery Management Councils. She worked at the Cornell University Bioacoustics Research Program for six years studying the acoustic behavior of whales. While there, she led research initiatives documenting North Atlantic right whale acoustic behavior in New England and the Mid-Atlantic and studied the potential impacts of human noise on whales. Ingrid holds a B.A. from Dartmouth College and a M.S. and Ph.D. from Cornell University. She is originally from Chelsea, Michigan.
Location: United States