AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023

Valerie Craig
Deputy to the Chief Scientist & Vice President, Operating Programs


National Geographic Society


Valerie Craig is Deputy to the Chief Scientist and Vice President of Operating Programs for National Geographic Society. In this capacity, she has strategic and operational oversight for the series of flagship programs and projects that are helping to push the boundaries of exploration, further understanding of our world, and collaboratively generate solutions for a healthy, more sustainable planet. She previously worked on ocean and freshwater issues for National Geographic's Impact Initiatives and Explorer Programs and oversaw the Lindblad-National Geographic Fund. From 2004 to 2010, with SeaWeb?s Seafood Choices Alliance, she worked across the seafood industry and ocean conservation community to find and create opportunities to make the seafood marketplace more sustainable.