Grantly Galland works on Pew’s advocacy to the regional fisheries management organizations around the world. This includes work to ensure the long-term sustainability of global fish stocks and the resilience of the marine environment. He previously helped lead Pew’s work on tuna conservation in the Atlantic Ocean.
Before joining Pew, Galland worked at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Latin American and Arctic affairs, co-wrote a book on the global diversity of fishes, and served as a Peace Corps volunteer for two years in Belize. He is a former chair of the Global Ghost Gear Initiative’s Define Best Practice and Inform Policy working group, a technical adviser to the United States ICCAT Advisory Committee, and a member of the United States Bluefin Tuna Research Program Review Panel, among other appointments.
Galland holds a bachelor’s degree in marine ecology from the University of Georgia and a master’s in oceanography and a doctorate in marine biology from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.