Jeff Young
Jeff Young
Manager, Design & Capacity Development

As a member of the Design & Capacity Development team, Jeff’s primary focus area is enhancing the way EDF builds capacity for sustainable fisheries reform worldwide. Jeff was the lead developer of the Virtual Fisheries Academy, and has helped transform the Center's existing knowledge and expertise into highly engaging, adaptable, and accessible training products and tools. He supports the design and delivery of experiential training and participatory workshops in our target geographies, and serves as the FSC liaison to our China and Indonesia teams. Jeff holds a B.A. in Economics and B.S. in Molecular Environmental Biology from UC Berkeley, and a Master of Environmental Science and Management from the Bren School at UC Santa Barbara. As an avid surfer, Jeff also spends his time volunteering with his local Surfrider Foundation chapter to help reduce plastic pollution in our seas.