Meghan Jeans is the director of conservation at the New England Aquarium (NEAQ). Jeans is also currently a member of the MSC Stakeholder Council and the Fair Trade USA Fishery Advisory Council. Prior to NEAQ, Jeans was co-director for the Fisheries Leadership & Sustainability Forum at Stanford University, manager of Pacific Fish Conservation at Ocean Conservancy and worked as a policy analyst for the Marine Fish Conservation Network. She also previously served as a technical advisor to ICCAT and the Pacific Fishery Management Council’s Highly Migratory Species Advisory Subpanel.
Jeans has a BA in biology and environmental science from Colby College and JD and masters of studies in environmental law from Vermont Law School.