Braddock Spear

Baltimore, MD

Director, Systems Division, Sustainable Fisheries Partnership


Braddock Spear is head of the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership's Systems Division, which oversees science, analysis, FIP ratings and standards, IT infrastructure, and systems design for the Partnership. He also serves as liaison with McDonald's, providing technical support and advice to its global team.

For eight years before coming to SFP, Braddock worked at the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (US), ending his tenure as senior coordinator for policy. At the Commission, he developed an expertise in the US fisheries management system, coordinated the legislative program, and initiated collaborative efforts involving government, industry, and NGOs. He received a BS in marine biology from the University of Maryland and a MA in marine affairs from the University of Rhode Island.