Brian Riddell - President and CEO, Pacific Salmon Foundation, Vancouver, B.C.

Prior to joining the Pacific Salmon Foundation, Brian worked for 30 years in research and management positions in Science Branch, Department of Fisheries and Oceans; where he coauthored Canada’s Policy for Conservation of Wild Pacific Salmon (2005), and provided science advice to the Pacific Salmon Treaty. Since joining the Pacific Salmon Foundation (2009), he established the Salish Sea Marine Survival Project and the research network necessary to undertake this international project. Brian has dedicated this career to the conservation and management of Pacific salmon in Canada and the North Pacific.