Advisory Board | World Ocean Observatory

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Board of Directors (2019)
Peter Neill, Chair, Director
Trisha Badger, Secretary, Managing Director
Tundi Agardy
Mary Barnes
Matthew Murphy

Board of Advisors (2019)
The following individuals, among others, have participated significantly
in the development of the World Ocean Observatory. 

Paul A. Mayewski
Professor/Director
Climate Change Institute
University of Maine
Bangor, Maine
Dr. Roger Payne
Founder, President
The Ocean Alliance, Whale Conservation Institute
Lincoln, Massachusetts
Dr. Tundi Agardy
Chair, Executive Director
Sound Seas
Bethesda, Maryland
John Seifert
Chairman
Ogilvy and Mather North America
New York, New York
David Conover
Executive Director, Producer
Compass Light Productions
Camden, Maine
Thor Sigfusson
Founder, Ocean Cluster House
Author and public speaker
Reykjavik, Iceland
Peter Davidson
Co-Founder & CEO
Aligned Intermediary (AI)
New York, New York
Craig Strang
Associate Director
Lawrence Hall of Science
University of California, Berkeley
Sylvia Earle
Oceanographer
Founder/Chair, Mission Blue
Conservation International
Washington, D.C.
Charles O. Swenson
Senior Managing Director
Brock Capital Group
New York, New York
Christopher J. (Kim) Elliman
President
Open Space Institute
New York, New York
Dr. Mary Christina Wood
Philip H. Knight Professor, Faculty Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Law
Program, University of Oregon School of Law
Peter P. McN. Gates
Partner, Retired
Carter, Ledyard & Milburn
New York, New York
Ian Urbina
Investigative Journalist
New York Times
Robert A. Johnson
Executive Director,
Institute for New Economic Thinking
New York, New York
Philippe Vallette
Co-Chair, World Ocean Network
General Director, NAUSICAA
National Aquarium
Boulgone-sur-Mer, France
Dr. Jacqueline McGlade
UNEP
Copenhagen, Denmark
Commodore Rajan Vir
President
The Indian Maritime Foundation
Pune, India
Isabel Hilton
Founder, CEO
ChinaDialogue Trust
London, England
 
Alex MacCallum
SVP and Assistant Editor for Video
New York Times
 
Alex More
Research Associate, Initiative for the
Science of the Human Past
Harvard University