Nate Fedrizzi Principal Associate
Nate Fedrizzi leads the Pew marine fellows program’s work in East and Southeast Asia and oversees outreach to stakeholders and the public. Before joining Pew, Fedrizzi coordinated the production of a science education web series at the Smithsonian Science Education Center and oversaw a pilot environmental DNA monitoring program for invasive species at The Nature Conservancy. He has experience working in renewable energy, science education, marine research, and science media. Fedrizzi holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Hamilton College, where he was a William M. Bristol Fellow, and a master’s in conservation biology from Columbia University.
Michele Haynes Principal Associate
Michele Haynes leads the Pew marine fellows program’s application process and grants management and also assists with program management. Before joining Pew, Haynes led a partnership between the Conservation Finance Network and the Department of Defense’s Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration Program to promote innovative and effective conservation funding and financing strategies. Previously, she managed all projects in Louisiana financed by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund, which supports restoration of natural resources affected by the Deepwater Horizon spill. Haynes holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from the College of William & Mary and a master’s in environmental science and policy from Johns Hopkins University.