DR. BERNIE TERSHY

Dr. Tershy is an Adjunct Professor and a Research Biologist in the Institute of Marine Sciences at the University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC). He also directs the Coastal Conservation Action Lab at UCSC.

JOHN REID

A Harvard-trained economist, Mr. Reid is also the founder of the Conservation Strategy Fund (CSF), recently recognized by the MacArthur Foundation as a highly effective conservation organization.

DR. IGOR KORNEITCHOUK

As a philanthropist, Dr. Igor Korneitchouk, a retired music professor, has been involved in efforts to rid the oceans of plastic refuse, spearheading and helping to sponsor the Plastics Awareness Global Initiative, a symposium of scientists gathered from around the world to address this problem.