Elizabeth Wilson directs the international ocean policy program for The Pew Charitable Trusts. In this position, she leads Pew’s engagement in international forums such as the United Nations, regional fisheries management organizations, and the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.
Previously, Wilson was a manager on Pew’s global shark conservation campaign and led policy position development and day-to-day operations related to international forums. Before joining Pew, she worked on science and policy issues related to fisheries and marine wildlife at Oceana. She also previously worked for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission. In that position, she coordinated the efforts of committees responsible for protected species and socioeconomics, among others.
Wilson holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Loyola College and a master’s degree in environmental management, with a concentration in coastal environmental management, from Duke University.
Members of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas will this week consider measures ranging from a better tracking method for bluefin tuna caught in Atlantic waters to the first ever catch quota for the world’s fastest shark. More