Greg Murphy is an internationally recognized and effective connector of ocean sustainability stakeholders, having promoted collaboration among academia, industry and government for more than a decade to develop sustainable solutions for humanity’s greatest challenges. He is an outcomes-driven, entrepreneurial professional with executive and management experience in small and large, public and private, nonprofit and for-profit organizations. In this role, Greg is responsible for fostering collaborative opportunities with strategic partners in academia, industry, government and non-profit organizations and effectively managing special projects with cross-functional teams in areas of advocacy and government relations, marketing and communications, project management, business development and strategic planning . Greg spearheaded the launch of Eat Blue ™ – BlueNalu’s educational initiative to promote sustainable seafood and ocean optimism, with a focus on ocean health, human health, animal welfare and the blue economy. He is the fifth generation of his family from Stockton, CA, and spent his middle school and high school years in Napa, CA, where he was captain of his high school varsity baseball team. Greg received his B.A. in political science in 2008 from UC San Diego, where he was elected by his peers to serve as Vice President Finance of the Associated Students. Greg currently serves his community as a Board Member of the Maritime Museum of San Diego, and has volunteered as a court-appointed special advocate for foster youth. He and his wife Meghan live in San Diego with their dog Benny.