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Jeremy Douglas

Vice President, Development, Ocean Wise

At Ocean Wise, a global conservation NGO and parent organization of the Vancouver Aquarium, Jeremy oversees external funding and government relations – working closely with policy-makers, business leaders and major philanthropists. 

Jeremy has focused his career on building strategic, creative and sustainable partnerships that increase the capacity and impact of non-profit organizations worldwide.

Jeremy Douglas, speaker at Impact 2020 in Victoria BC

He developed the successful Plastic Wise initiative and has been involved in various plastics roundtables, workshops and speaking engagements.

Before joining Ocean Wise, Jeremy worked at the David Suzuki Foundation, BBC Media Action, and Action for Children and spent a year living on a remote atoll in the Marshall Islands. He is also currently board Chair at Vancouver Farmers Markets, founding member of Brands for Better, and a board member at Leading Change.

Jeremy has an MA in Cultural Studies from Goldsmiths, University of London, and a BA in Philosophy from the University of Western Ontario.

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