Chief Conservation and Science Officer
Areas of expertise: Fisheries Policy, Marine Protected Areas, Ocean Conservation Policy
Margaret Spring directs the Aquarium’s conservation and science efforts. She brings to the task senior leadership experience with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and as counsel to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, where she advised Congress on ocean issues and legislation. She serves on the Ocean Studies Board of the National Research Council and is a founding board member of the Monterey Bay Fisheries Trust.