Sarah Poon
Sarah Poon
Director, Design & Capacity Development

Sarah leads the Fishery Solutions Center’s Design & Capacity Development team, a multi-disciplinary team that works with partners around the world to diagnose fisheries problems and develop durable solutions. Her team provides training, tools and expert consultations to empower EDF’s staff and partners in more than a dozen countries to implement comprehensive, effective fishery management solutions.

Sarah joined EDF in 2011 with a breadth of knowledge in marine science and experience working on complex resource management challenges. Sarah holds a Master of Environmental Science and Management with a Coastal Marine Resources Management specialization from the Bren School at the University of California, Santa Barbara and a B.S. in Aquatic Biology from UCSB.