Jeremy Douglas

Jeremy Douglas

Vice President, Development, Ocean Wise

Jeremy has focused his career on building strategic, creative and sustainable partnerships that increase the capacity and impact of non-profit organizations worldwide.

He is currently Vice President of Development at Ocean Wise, a global conservation NGO and parent organization of the Vancouver Aquarium. He oversees external funding and government relations – working closely with policy-makers, business leaders and major philanthropists. He developed the successful Plastic Wise initiative and has been involved in various plastics roundtables, workshops and speaking engagements.

Before joining Ocean Wise, Jeremy held similar roles at the David Suzuki Foundation, BBC Media Action, and Action for Children – and spent a year living on a remote atoll in the Marshall Islands. He is also currently Chair of the Vancouver Farmers Markets and a board member of Leading Change.

Jeremy has an MA in Cultural Studies from Goldsmiths, University of London, and a BA in Philosophy from the University of Western Ontario.



Sessions with this Speaker

Circularity and Plastics: Collaborating Across the Value Chain

  • Circular Economy
Achieving a circular plastics economy in Canada – wherein plastics never become waste – requires strong dialogue, commitment, action, and innovation across the packaging value chain.

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Marcelo Lu President, BASF Canada
Miranda Wang Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, BioCellection Inc.
Ben Jordan Senior Director, Environmental Policy, The Coca-Cola Company
Jeremy Douglas Vice President, Development, Ocean Wise