March 17-19, 2019 | Boston, USA

David Schorr

David Schorr

Senior Manager of WWFu2019s Transparent Seas Project - WWF

Biography

David K. Schorr is the Senior Manager of WWF’s Transparent Seas Project, and served on the leadership team of WWF’s recently-concluded network-wide Smart Fishing Initiative. David’s current focus is on efforts to combat illegal fishing by transforming the traceability of seafood and the transparency of fishing activities. David returned to WWF’s full time staff in December 2012, after a period of ten years working as a Senior Fellow at WWF-US and an independent consultant based in Washington, DC, serving a range of NGO, IGO, and governmental clients. David has expertise in international fisheries governance and in issues surrounding globalization and the environment. For over a decade, David guided WWF’s groundbreaking advocacy to curb harmful fisheries subsidies. Before joining WWF’s marine conservation efforts, from 1993 until 2002 David directed WWF’s Sustainable Commerce Program, focused on the environmental aspects of international trade and investment policies. Prior to joining WWF, David practiced law in Washington, D.C., representing developing country governmental clients on international legal and political matters. In the 1980s, he lived and worked in Europe as a nuclear weapons policy analyst, and co-authored the book How Nuclear Weapons Decisions Are Made (MacMillan 1986). A graduate of the Yale Law School and of Oberlin College, David has taught courses on basic trade law and on trade and environment as a member of the adjunct faculties of the Georgetown University Law Center and the American University Washington College of Law. Prior Speaking Experience: SeaWeb Seafood Summit, Seafood Expo North America, and many others.

All presentations by David Schorr

Workshop: Collaborating on Seafood Traceability

Mar 13 2018
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Room 152
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