The Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions Team

We leverage Stanford's deep expertise across the full array of disciplines that are crucial to developing effective and enduring ocean solutions, from ocean sciences to data science, engineering, political science and business. 
Specialty

Jim Leape

co-director

Through research, writing and direct engagement with private and public sector leaders, Leape is developing ways to catalyze private sector leadership on sustainability globally. He looks at how we can drive large-scale systemic shifts to sustainability.

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Fiorenza Micheli

co-director

Fiorenza Micheli is a marine ecologist and conservation biologist conducting research and teaching at the Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, where she is also the David and Lucile Packard Professor of Marine Science

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Elizabeth Selig

deputy director

Elizabeth Selig is the Deputy Director at Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions. 

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Laura Anderson

communications intern

Laura is a communications intern at the Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions.

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David Balton

cos fellow

David Balton is a Fellow at Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions. 

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Natasha Batista

muir fellow

Natasha is a MUIR Fellow for the Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions. On the Palau Project, she works on identifying strategies for maintaining food security through the implementation of the Palauan National Marine Sanctuary.

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