Janis Searles Jones
CEO, Ocean Conservancy
Janis Searles Jones is CEO of Ocean Conservancy, an organization focused on solutions to tackle the most pressing ocean issues of our time. A renowned marine conservation and policy expert, she has deep expertise in Alaska and the Arctic in particular. Jones is an adjunct faculty member and Distinguished Environmental Law Graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School, where she earned her JD and a certificate in environmental and natural resources law. Prior to joining Ocean Conservancy, she was senior regional counsel and policy advisor for Oceana and a staff attorney for the Alaska office of Earthjustice. Jones was a 2017 Pew Marine Fellow.