Program Officer, National & Cross-Cutting
Kate Wing is a program officer in the Marine Conservation Initiative.
Prior to joining the Foundation she was an independent ocean policy and communications consultant working with fishing and conservation organizations. During her eight years with Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) she focused on the creation of marine protected areas, developed state legislative and budget conservation priorities, and participated in the development of several fishery management plans, including the Pacific Council’s HMS FMP and California’s abalone management and recovery plan. Kate’s academic background is in marine biology, including a season in Antarctica.
She holds a master’s degree from the University of Washington’s School of Marine Affairs and served as a Knauss Sea Grant Fellow on the Senate Commerce Committee.