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Mark Zimring

Large Scale Fisheries Director

San Francisco, California

Mark Zimring holding a fish.

Mark Zimring Large Scale Fisheries Director © TNC

Area of Expertise

Fisheries, industrial fishing, market-based conservation management, finance

Media Contact

Rachel Winters

Direct Contact

Mark Zimring


Mark Zimring directs a multi-disciplinary, cross-regional team to advance TNC’s Large Scale Fisheries Program. The Large Scale Fisheries Program focuses on building healthy and sustainable fisheries, reducing bycatch of vulnerable species, decreasing unsustainable fishing, and improving socio-economic returns for communities. Prior to TNC, he was a Program Manager at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. He started his career at Deutsche Bank Securities. Mark holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Public Policy and Master of Science in Energy and Resources from the University of California, Berkeley.

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