Addis is the co-founder of Industry Entertainment, a leading management and production company. He is also a longtime environmentalist. Prior to joining Oceana’s board, Addis was the Chairman of the American Oceans Campaign (AOC). Under his leadership, AOC — founded by Addis’s longtime friend and client Ted Danson — achieved victories on key marine issues … Read more
As a member of Oceana’s board of directors, Waterston brings to the organization a wealth of talent and resources in support of Oceana’s programming and mission. “I’ve loved the ocean all my life,” explained Waterston. “As a New Englander, I’ve seen the nasty effects of fisheries collapses on the life of seaside towns. Scientists now … Read more
Sandler was a member of Oceana’s founding Board of Directors and is in charge of the Sandler Foundation’s environmental giving.
María Eugenia Girón joined Oceana’s board of directors in 2006, shortly after her tenure as chief executive officer of Carrera y Carrera, Spain’s top jewelry manufacturer and one of the world’s leading luxury brands. María Eugenia is an active lecturer, teacher and adviser at various universities and business schools. She brings to Oceana a vast knowledge … Read more
Diana Thomson is Chair of The Nikita Foundation, a Toronto-based charity she co-founded in 2012. The Nikita Foundation supports charitable initiatives in the areas of health, education, and environmental protection.
Antha N. Williams leads the Environment program at Bloomberg Philanthropies. Under Williams’ direction, Bloomberg Philanthropies supports environmental initiatives to improve sustainability of cities around the world, to accelerate the transition to clean energy, and to combat overfishing and protect coral reefs. Bloomberg Philanthropies’ environment program also serves as the hub of Michael Bloomberg’s personal efforts to combat … Read more
Maya Gabeira is a Brazilian Big Wave Surfer, best known for setting the 2020 World Record for the biggest wave at 73.3 feet ever surfed by a woman, and the biggest wave surfed by anyone – male or female – that year. As an ESPY award winner and 7x Big Wave Award champion, Maya is one of … Read more
Elizabeth Wahler is a long-time ocean advocate and philanthropist. Growing up on the California Coast, and having a father who pioneered carbon capture, she has a deep love and interest in protecting our oceans. Her business career is technology-centric, specializing in working on the tools of tomorrow and creating strategic solutions to simplify complex problems. … Read more
Nicholas Davis has been the Chairman of the Board of EuroAmerica since 2010. EuroAmerica is one of the top players in the Chilean financial services industry, with strong presence in pension products through annuities, capital market transactions, brokerage, financing and real estate development. Nicholas is the founder of Fundación Punta de Lobos, a non-profit organization … Read more
Sara Lowell is a long-time ocean philanthropist and board member of the Marisla Foundation. She also is the Foundation’s Marine Conservation Program Director and oversees efforts to create marine protected areas, advance sustainable fisheries, and protect coastal lands in California, Hawaii, Baja California, Chile, and the broader Pacific.