About Ocean Wise

Vision & Mission

Ocean Wise Senior Leadership Team

Lasse Gustavsson
President & Chief Executive Officer

Cathy Imrie
Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President, Business

Clint Wright
Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President, Aquariums

James Bartram
Vice President, Education & Youth

Charlene Chiang
Vice President, Engagement

Dr. Peter Ross
Vice President, Research & Executive Director, Coastal Ocean Research Institute

Jeremy Douglas
Vice President, Development & External Relations

Edwina Doran
Vice President, Human Resources

Dr. Jake Veasey
Vice President, Operations & Managing Director, Vancouver Aquarium

Ocean Wise Board of Directors

Barbara Atkinson
Christian Baxter
Guy Dean
Rizwan Gehlen (Treasurer)
Janet Landucci
James Lyman
Marian MacFarlane
Shelley-Mae Mitchell
Barbara Meens Thistle
Derral Moriyama (Vice-Chair & Secretary)
Randy Pratt (Chair)
David Rebak
TJ Schmaltz
Scott Shepherd
Keith Spencer
Dixie Sullivan
John Webster


Work With Us

Visit our online career centre to view current employment opportunities and submit your resume online. If you have already applied to a position, log on to view your profile.

Ocean Wise® has been named one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for 2018 and recognized for our commitment to sustainability.

Contact Us

General Inquires

Phone: 604-659-3569
Fax: 604-659-3515
Email: [email protected]

Media Inquries

Phone: 604-659-3752
Fax: 604-659-3515
Email: [email protected]
Media Centre: Press releases, press kits, images

Mailing Address

Ocean Wise
PO Box 3232
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6B 3X8

Courier Address

Ocean Wise at Vancouver Aquarium
845 Avison Way
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6G 3E2