Thor Lassen, President

Ocean Trust is headed by Thor Lassen educated in environmental and marine science at the University of Virginia and Virginia Institute of Marine Science, and honored nationally with multiple awards in recognition of seafood sustainability and restoration partnerships he established between private sector, government and conservation interests.

Board of Directors

Mr. Arnold Leo

Chairman - East Hampton Town Baymen's Association

Dr. Brian Rothschild

Founding Director of School of Marines Science & Technology UMASS Dartmouth

Dr. Richard Beamish

Emeritus Scientist at the Pacific Biological Station in Nanaimo, B.C

Dr. Grimur Valdimarsson

Senior Adviser at Icelandic Ministry of Industries and Innovation

Dr. Pat Burchfield

Director of Gladys Porter Zoo