About

Elizabeth Wilson

Elizabeth Wilson

  • Director
  • International Ocean Policy,
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts

Profile

Elizabeth Wilson directs Pew's international ocean policy program, leading Pew’s engagement in international forums such as the United Nations, regional fisheries management organizations, and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.

Previously, Wilson was a manager on Pew’s global shark conservation campaign and led policy position development and day-to-day operations related to international forums. Before joining Pew, she worked on science and policy issues related to fisheries and marine wildlife at Oceana. She also worked for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, coordinating the efforts of committees responsible for protected species and socioeconomics, among others.

Wilson holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Loyola College and a master’s degree in environmental management, with a concentration in coastal environmental management, from Duke University.

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