Jos Hill

Jos Hill is a marine ecologist and entrepreneur with over ten years of international practice in conservation. Jos currently serves as Executive Director of Olazul, a US-based non-profit that designs and implements sustainable ocean livelihoods for vulnerable fishing communities. Jos has worked on sustainable seafood issues, designed conservation programs, advised on incentive based resource management initiatives, supported business and operational planning for sustainably-minded organizations and has led capacity-building workshops on coral reef monitoring and protected area management in the Indo Pacific and Caribbean. Jos is also a two-time Packard Environment Fellow and a Kinship Conservation Fellow. Before joining Olazul, Jos founded and led Reef Check Australia, an award-winning non-profit that engages the general public in coral reef monitoring and education. Jos holds a Bachelor of Science degree with Honours in Biology from the University of Leeds in the U.K., a Masters of Applied Science in Natural Resource Management from James Cook University, Australia and an MBA in Sustainable Business from Presidio Graduate School, USA. Jos enjoys being outdoors, hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding and scuba diving. Jos lives in San Francisco, California.

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