Elizabeth Selig
Director of Marine Science, Conservation International's Moore Center for Science and Oceans

Elizabeth Selig is Director of Marine Science at Conservation International’s (CI) Moore Center for Science and Oceans. An expert on coral reefs and climate change impacts, Dr. Selig's research program supports management of ecosystems in the oceans and on land around the globe. She currently leads initiatives on identifying global marine conservation priorities, measuring ocean health, and analyzing how changes in ecosystem health impact human well-being. Liz worked previously at the Smithsonian Institution and the World Resources Institute, and has led or co-authored dozens of peer-reviewed publications on marine ecology and conservation, coral reefs, climate change, and marine protected areas.