FORA.tv Speaker - Barry D. Gold

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Biography

Barry Gold is the initiative lead for the Marine Conservation Initiative at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation.

Gold comes to the Foundation with many years of experience in science, conservation, and philanthropy. Before joining the Foundation, he managed the David and Lucile Packard Foundation's efforts to develop a scientifically credible framework for ecosystem-based management of coastal-marine systems. He also directed their work to more effectively link science with policy and decision-making.

Prior to that, Gold was chief of the Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center where he led an effort to understand and restore the Colorado River ecosystem throughout the Grand Canyon. Gold has extensive experience working at the interface of environmental science and policy and has held senior positions at the Department of the Interior, the US House of Representatives, the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Gold received a B.S. from the University of Miami, an M.S. from the University of Connecticut, an M.A. from George Washington University and a DSc from Washington University.

1 Program

Meet the Future: A Scientific American Roundtable

11.18.09 | 01:24:14 min | 0 comments