1. President and Chief Executive Officer

    Vikki N. Spruill

    Vikki N. Spruill is the President and CEO of the New England Aquarium. She previously served as President and CEO of the Council on Foundations, the largest association of philanthropic grant-making organizations, and Ocean Conservancy, one of the nation’s foremost science-based advocacy organizations dedicated to the oceans. Ms. Spruill founded the Trash Free Seas Alliance, an industry collaborative that has produced seminal research on the impacts of plastic in the ocean, and helped found and currently serves on the board of COMPASS, which works to empower scientists to better engage in the public discourse on environmental issues. She was also the founding director of SeaWeb, an innovative initiative that worked at the intersection of policy, science, and communications in support of ocean conservation. Her research and leadership helped catalyze the sustainable seafood movement. A graduate of Loyola University in New Orleans, Ms. Spruill studied communications and religious studies. She earned a master’s degree in communications from the University of West Florida.

  2. Executive Vice President and Chief Operating and Financial Officer

    P. Eric Krauss

    P. Eric Krauss is the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating and Financial Officer of the New England Aquarium. He served as an Aquarium Trustee and Overseer from 2001 to 2014. He has served for more than 25 years in senior operating and financial roles in a variety of companies. Mr. Krauss was most recently the Chief Financial Officer of 33Across Inc., a publisher technology platform that powers quality publishers to earn revenue, optimize yield, and gain actionable insights. He currently serves on the boards of A Better City, Boston Municipal Research Bureau, and the BSA Foundation. He received his AB from Dartmouth College.

  3. Vice President and Chief Scientist, Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life

    John W. Mandelman, Ph.D.

  4. Vice President and Senior Science Advisor, Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life
    Chief Scientist, Marine Mammal Conservation

    Scott D. Kraus, Ph.D.

  5. Vice President, Programs, Exhibits and Planning, New England Aquarium

    William Spitzer, Ph.D.

  6. Director, Marketing

    Nicolle Fagan

  7. Director, Marine Conservation Policy and Leadership

    Kelly Kryc, Ph.D.

  8. Director, Operations

    Katie McConnell

  9. Senior Scientist and Director, Marine Stress and Ocean Health

    Rosalind Rolland, D.V.M.

  10. Program Officer and Chair, Marine Conservation Action Fund

    Elizabeth Stephenson

  11. Senior Scientist and Chair, Bycatch Reduction Program

    Tim Werner, Ph.D.

  12. Senior Scientist and Chair, Fisheries Science and Emerging Technologies (FSET) Program

    Nick Whitney, Ph.D.