Glenn T. Prickett B.A.

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Glenn Prickett

President and CEO, Gulf of Maine Research Institute

Mr. Glenn Prickett is President and CEO of the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI), a non-profit dedicated to the resilience of the Gulf of Maine ecosystem and the communities that depend on it. GMRI leverages the Gulf of Maine to test and develop solutions to ocean challenges around the world. Mr. Prickett has served in a variety of environmental leadership roles over the course of his 35-year career, working across NGOs, government agencies, volunteer organizations, and the private sector.

He most recently held the position of President & CEO at the World Environment Center, an organization that promotes sustainable development in Europe, Latin America, and North America. Before that, Mr. Prickett served in roles at The Nature Conservancy, Conservation International, and the U.S. Agency for International Development. He has also held board positions with several nonprofits, including his service as co-chair at the Keystone Policy Center.

Throughout his career, Mr. Prickett has focused on climate change, leading projects related to greenhouse gas mitigation in various sectors like energy, forestry, and agriculture. He has also been involved in corporate partnerships for climate resilience and adaptation. His prior marine-related work includes projects focused on fisheries policy, coastal flood insurance, and natural infrastructure.

Mr. Prickett graduated from Yale University in 1988 with degrees in economics and political science.