Brett Veerhusen - Ocean Strategies - Steering committe
Ocean Strategies founder Brett Veerhusen has helped pioneer some of the most influential seafood and maritime initiatives this past decade. A lifelong commercial fisherman, Brett has fished extensively in the Aleutian Islands, Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska. He founded Ocean Strategies in 2013 whose clients include the Walton Family Foundation, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, The Ocean Conservancy, Salmon Sisters and United Fishermen of Alaska. He's helped build diverse coalitions, from Fortune 100 companies to grassroots fishermen's organizations. Previously, as the Executive Director of the Seafood Harvesters of America in Washington, D.C., Brett built the go-to fishermen’s organization in our nation’s capital.