Matt Owens

Director, Environmental Policy and Social Responsibility
Tri Marine
Panelist - Can We Turn the Tide on Tuna?

Matt Owens is the Director of Environmental Policy and Social Responsibility at Tri Marine, one of the largest tuna supply companies in the world. He is an experienced leader in sustainability advocacy, most recently at Fish Wise where he led efforts to build sustainable seafood programs for U.S. retailers. Matt is dedicated to improving outcomes for fisheries and fishing communities around the world. Currently, Matt focuses on sustainability and public policy issues to strengthen the long-term reliability and integrity of Tri Marine’s supply chain solutions for its customers and the communities where Tri Marine operates. Matt graduated cum laude with an MBA in Pacific International Affairs from the Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at the University of California and holds a BA in International Relations from Humboldt State University.