Senior Vice President, Oceans
Johan is the Senior Vice President of Oceans at WWF-US. He leads a diverse team and global programming cutting across ocean health, climate resilience, and environmental security in the Arctic, Eastern Pacific, Asia-Pacific, and Southwest Indian Ocean, markets and finance, and technology and innovation. Prior to joining WWF, Johan worked for Paul Allen’s Vulcan, representing the organization in Washington, DC, and working globally to develop, launch, and scale science, technology, environmental, and national security programs. Johan has co-founded and served as CEO of a technology start-up, and he has also led programming at the intersection of the environment, national security, and technology at the Stimson Center and the Monterey Institute. Johan holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa and a master’s degree from Georgetown University. He lives in Washington, DC with his wife and two children.