Angelo Villagomez

Angelo O’Connor Villagomez
Senior Officer
Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy
The Pew Charitable Trusts


Angelo O’Connor Villagomez supports the Pew Bertarelli Ocean Legacy Project, working across campaigns to integrate scientific research and culture into messaging and communications, and helps design campaigns that showcase support for large marine protected areas. Villagomez first worked with Pew to help secure the designation of the Mariana Trench Marine National Monument, and later as a member of Pew’s Global Shark Conservation campaign, where he assisted with the passage of more than two dozen shark conservation laws in Pacific and Caribbean island states.

Before coming to Pew, Villagomez worked for the League of Conservation Voters, the Smithsonian Institution, and the Mariana Islands Nature Alliance.   

Villagomez holds bachelor’s degrees in biology from the University of Richmond and environmental policy from Rollins College. 

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