Pauly is a world renowned fisheries scientist. He currently serves as the Principal Investigator of the Sea Around Us Project at the University of British Columbia’s Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries. His global, multi-year analyses of marine ecosystems have allowed him to reach startling and important conclusions – most critical among them that fish populations … Read more
Gaviria served as the President of Colombia from 1990 to 1994, and as Secretary General of the Organization of American States from 1994 until 2004. During his four-year presidential term, Colombia drafted a new, more democratic constitution.
Bedolfe, the executive director of the Marisla Foundation, was one of Oceana’s founders and led the organization from 2002 until 2008. Under his leadership, Oceana’s efforts led to many victories for the oceans including the protection of over 640 million acres of ocean habitat from destructive bottom trawling, the commitment by the world’s second largest … Read more
Parker was a member of Oceana’s founding Board of Directors. He is a trustee of Oak Foundation, based in Switzerland, and oversees Oak’s environment program. Parker is also a marine biologist and received his Ph.D. in environmental sciences from Duke University.