Consortium for Ocean Leadership
Climate Science Specialties: Oceanography, Science Education
Dr. Gagosian is the first President/CEO of the Consortium for Ocean Leadership. After receiving his Ph.D. in Chemistry at Columbia University, Dr. Gagosian began his career at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute where he ascended to the rank of Director. During this period he was Chairman of the Board of Governors for the Consortium for Oceanographic Research and Education and was appointed to a number of other prestigious positions, including the World Economic Forum, the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Explorers Club, and the U.S. National Commission for the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. He has served in an advisory role to the National Academy of Sciences, National Science Foundation, Office of Naval Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and the White House.