Katherine O’Dea

Director Role at Save Our Shores

Katherine O’Dea took over the Director Role at Save Our Shores a non-profit that protects and promotes the ecological integrity of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sancturary at the beginning of October. She is a seasoned sustainability expert, non-profit leader and conservationist. She has experience working across a range of sustainability issues like resource conservation, waste prevention, biodiversity, habitat restoration, water quality and climate change for organizations like Business for Social Responsibility, the Nantucket Conservation Foundation, and Green Blue Institute. Katherine is also an expert on product and packaging sustainability and identifying pathways for abating plastic waste, which comprises so much of the debris in our marine environments and ocean gyres.