Peter Edwards


Peter Edwards
Peter Edwards
Peter Edwards, Ph.D.
Conservation Science
The Pew Charitable Trusts


Peter Edwards, Ph.D., supports Pew’s environmental programs with a focus on conservation economics and finance, marine science, and environmental policy. He has expertise in natural resource economic valuation, marine policy, terrestrial and marine ecology, environmental monitoring, and socioeconomic surveys.

Before joining Pew, Edwards worked at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on the economics of habitat restoration and conducted socioeconomic surveys of people living in U.S. regions with coral reef ecosystems.

Edwards holds a bachelor’s degree in zoology and a master’s in marine sciences from the University of the West Indies, Mona, Jamaica, and a doctorate in marine studies from the University of Delaware.