Chief Scientist for Oceans, Conservation International
Executive Vice President & Chief Scientist for Oceans, at Conservation International. He is an oceanographer with over 7000 dives in all oceans including with deep sea submersibles and has spent 30 days in a saturation habitat underwater. He has led expeditions for National Geographic to; Antarctica, Thailand, and the Pacific Islands. He has authored hundreds of publications, including in; NATURE, National Geographic Magazine, Science, as well as dozens of book chapters. He has also written three books including; Antarctica: Ice Island which won the National Outdoor Book Award. His board memberships include: the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC); Chair of the Phoenix Islands Protected Area Trust; Chair of the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute Science Advisors; the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI); Chair of the Global Agenda Council on Oceans, World Economic Forum (WEF); and the New England Aquarium.