PhD, Sound Seas (United States)
Tundi Agardy works at the interface between science and policy in marine systems around the world. She founded Sound Seas to do this independent work, and also holds positions with Forest Trends, as MARES Director (a program looking to protect Marine Ecosystem Services through Payments for Ecosystem Services markets), and at Baird & Associates, where she is Caribbean Environment Lead. Tundi is an internationally renowned expert in marine conservation, with extensive field and policy experience in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean, North America, and the Pacific. Her major research interests and publications focus on coastal and marine planning, ocean zoning, marine protected areas, ecosystem services, and marine ecosystem based management. Tundi received her Ph.D in Biological Sciences and Masters in Marine Affairs from the University of Rhode Island.