Sean Cosgrove

Program Officer, Marine Conservation


Based primarily in Washington, D.C., Sean manages the foundation’s grant portfolios related to Mid-Atlantic ocean planning and national policy for fisheries and ocean planning.

Sean Cosgrove


With more than 20 years of experience in conservation advocacy, Sean was previously at the Conservation Law Foundation, where his work focused on Congress, federal agencies and ocean policy. He worked to support the implementation of the National Ocean Policy and developed policy and outreach campaigns for CLF’s ocean program, including fisheries, habitat protection, ocean planning and national marine sanctuaries. Prior to CLF, Sean was a Senior Washington Representative for the Sierra Club.

Sean has earned a B.S. in environmental science and a B.A. in history from Western Washington University, where he graduated with honors from Huxley College of the Environment.


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