Ayana Elizabeth Johnson

Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist, policy expert, strategist, and Brooklyn native. She is founder and CEO of Ocean Collectiv, a consulting firm for conservation solutions grounded in social justice. You’ll find her at the nexus of science, policy, and communication, passionately advocating for coastal communities.


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Ocean policy

Ocean zoning / Spatial planning

Fisheries management

Seafood

Community engagement

Philanthropic advising

Strategic planning

Instigating dance parties

Science communication

Public speaking

Event curation

Moderation and facilitation