The Center for Ocean Solutions Team

The skills, knowledge and expertise availible at the Center for Ocean Solutions spans marine and social sciences as well as law, representing the Center's interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving. Our team combines innovation and solid research to solving the intermediate and long-range challenges facing ocean health.
Specialty | Group

Jim Leape

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

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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Eric Hartge

research development manager

Eric specializes in organizational management and project portfolio development. He helps decision-makers plan for a changing ecosystem by advising them on coastal adaptation strategies based in the preservation of natural features.

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Lucie Hazen

research analyst

Lucie works within interdisciplinary working groups to understand and examine effects of  climate change on coral reefs, climate change on pelagic predators and coastal hypoxia in the California Current marine ecosystem. 

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Nicole Kravec

communications manager

Nicole manages communications for the Stanford Center for Ocean Solutions.

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Lisa Wedding

research associate for spatial ecology and analysis

Lisa specializes in marine landscape ecology and spatial modeling of coastal habitats.

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