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Ending Illegal Fishing Project

Daniel Schaeffer

Senior Officer

Daniel Schaeffer leads Pew’s work on the use of technology to better enforce laws intended to stop illegal fishing around the world. Schaeffer joined Pew in 2015 after 27 years in the U.S. Coast Guard, where he reached the rank of commander and led the Coast Guard’s fisheries and marine protected enforcement program.

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Julie Janovsky

Senior Manager

Julie Janovsky manages Pew’s ending illegal fishing project, which focuses on building a sustainable future for the world’s oceans by preventing illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing.

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Mark Young

Project Director

Mark Young supports Pew’s work to end illegal fishing and other global marine conservation campaigns. With extensive experience in marine resource management and fisheries monitoring, control, and surveillance, he has served as team leader in collaborations with Satellite Applications Catapult on Oversea Ocean Monitor technology.

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Huw Thomas

Senior Officer

Huw Thomas manages market engagement for Pew’s ending illegal fishing project. In his role at Pew, Thomas works to develop policies and practices that retail supply chains can adopt to reduce industry sales of IUU seafood.

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Peter Horn


Peter Horn leads Pew’s work on remote surveillance technology, which is helping countries better enforce laws aimed at ending illegal fishing. Horn manages a surveillance system developed in conjunction with Satellite Applications Catapult. 

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Dawn Borg Costanzi


Dawn Borg Costanzi supports Pew’s ending illegal fishing project by helping to develop and implement policies that ensure adequate port controls to keep illegal seafood products out of the global market.

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