Our mission is to close the communication gap between scientists, conservationists, and the public by establishing a central hub where they can converge and foster a shared understanding.
Our vision is to create a future where scientists, conservationists, and the public communicate and collaborate seamlessly, united by a common language. Through a centralized platform, we aim to foster knowledge exchange, understanding, and inspire today's youth to become fearless ocean warriors dedicated to preserving and safeguarding our marine ecosystems.
Kimberly Ray, also known as Ama Bat Yam (Daughter of the Ocean), is a dedicated marine biologist, conservationist, and avid diver. As the Founder and CEO of Marine Conservation Network since 2015, she has been at the forefront of promoting ocean conservation and advocating for its preservation. With a deep passion for the marine world, Kimberly is a skilled communicator striving to raise awareness and inspire action to protect our precious oceans.
Charles Ray is a seasoned financial expert serving as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Compliance Officer of Marine Conservation Network since its inception in 2015. With extensive experience in financial management and law enforcement, Charles plays a vital role in ensuring the organization's financial sustainability and growth. His dedication to the mission of marine conservation, coupled with his financial acumen, contributes to the success and effectiveness of the Marine Conservation Network in safeguarding our oceans for future generations.
Harry Chan Tin-Ming, an esteemed Advisory Board Member since March 2023, brings invaluable expertise to the Marine Conservation Network. Renowned as a GhostNet Hunter, Harry has demonstrated exceptional dedication to environmental conservation. His remarkable contributions were recognized in 2020 when he was awarded the prestigious HKSAR Honours and Awards Medal of Honour (M.H.) for his outstanding community service and significant efforts in promoting environmental awareness and conservation education. Harry's commitment and achievements make him an influential advocate for the protection of our natural world.
James Borton, a distinguished Advisory Board Member since January 2023, brings a wealth of expertise and experience to the Marine Conservation Network. As an accomplished independent journalist, he has an exceptional understanding of the intricacies surrounding environmental issues. With his role as a senior fellow at the US-Asia Institute and his past editorial work on the highly regarded publication, "The South China Sea: Challenges and Promises," James has consistently demonstrated his commitment to shedding light on important environmental matters. Through his valuable insights and contributions, James greatly enhances the Network's efforts in promoting marine conservation and sustainable practices.