Our advisory board represents a range of experiences and viewpoints about the future of food and ocean farming. Their role is to challenge and inform GreenWave’s strategy.
Dr. Charles Yarish
Dr. Charles Yarish is an extensively published, award-winning Professor Emeritus at the University of Connecticut. Among his many achievements, he is credited for his involvement in developing the global and North American seaweed aquaculture industries and establishing the internationally recognized Seaweed Marine Biotechnology Laboratory at UCONN.
Paula Daniels is Co-Founder, Chief of What’s Next, and Chair of the Board of the Center for Good Food Purchasing. With experience as a private sector attorney she transitioned to public policy and served in several senior level positions as a government official. Her leadership in food and water policy has received recognition through numerous academic appointments and other awards including the 2018 Ashoka Fellowship.
Tomi Marsh is a respected fishing captain with 37 years of experience in Alaska’s major fisheries. Tomi sits on the board for OceansAlaska — a marine science center and hatchery — and works closely with the Alaska Fisheries Development Foundation to ramp up the mariculture industry in Alaska.
Dune Lankard is a strategic and guiding force for the Eyak Preservation Council. He is ancestrally from, and a lifelong resident of, Cordova. He has been recognized for his abilities to link cultural and environmental solutions.
Mary Cleaver, one of the country’s foremost authorities on sustainable food and local sourcing, is the founder and owner of The Cleaver Co. and The Green Table in New York City.
Executive Chef of Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, Ned Bell is passionate about creating globally inspired dishes crafted with locally grown ingredients with an emphasis on sustainable seafood.
Scott Lindell is a Research Specialist in marine farming at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. He has dedicating the last 17 years to scientific research and development of marine farming. His projects bridge the biological, engineering and political challenges involved, and include development of methods for mussel and seaweed farming in cooperation with GreenWave.
Cheryl is an entrepreneur and journalist who works at the intersection of business and social change. She is founder of Future of Fish, a non-profit innovation hub that supports the collective impact of entrepreneurs whose ideas help end overfishing.
John Fullerton is the Founder and President of Capital Institute, a collaborative working to explore and effect the economic transition to a more just, regenerative, and thus sustainable way of living on this earth through the transformation of finance.
Mark Bomford is the Director of the Yale Sustainable Food Program.
Paul Greenberg is the James Beard award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller and Notable Book Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food and American Catch: The Fight for our Local Seafood.
Esquire’s 2009 Chef of the Year, Barton Seaver, focuses on issues of ocean sustainability as it relates to eating. He seeks to link the environmental community with real-life, delicious applications of an eco-friendly ethic.
Courtney Boyd Meyers
Courtney is the Founder of Akua, a seagreens-based consumer goods company, and makers of Kelp Jerky.
Jehangir Mehta is the executive chef and owner of New York City restaurants Graffiti, Me and You and Mehtaphor.