Donate Take Action

Join us

Heather Lane

Senior Director, Institutional Giving

Washington, DC, USA


Heather comes to Oceana from The Ocean Foundation, where she was the Development Officer and responsible for setting up the Development department and implementing the first-ever fundraising plan. Heather brings more than ten years experience in international philanthropy and non-governmental organization development. She has worked throughout Africa and Latin America on issues pertaining to global health and sustainable economic development for organizations including the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and Jhpiego, a global health affiliate of Johns Hopkins University. Heather holds a BA in International Relations from Michigan State University and an MPIA from the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California, San Diego, and speaks fluent Spanish and Portuguese.