Leslie Delagran is a senior fellow at the World Wildlife Fund, where she focuses on fisheries sustainability and advocating for strong environmental provisions in trade agreements. In recent years, she has worked to highlight the extent of illegally caught seafood in international trade and to limit fisheries subsidies that lead to global overfishing. She has more than 30 years of experience in government policy and economic consulting.
Delagran earned her BSc.(Econ) from the London School of Economics, her MA in economics from the University of Toronto and her Master of International Public Policy from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
A resident of Washington D.C., Leslie and her husband, Mark, enjoy kayaking and sailing on the beautiful creeks of the Chesapeake near St. Michael’s MD. Leslie’s less active pursuits include growing oysters for reef restoration, and avidly observing the local bird, wildlife and turtle populations.