Team

  • Keith Shattenkirk

    Program Officer, Marine Life & Oceans program Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

    Keith Shattenkirk serves as the Program Officer for LDF’s Marine Life & Oceans program and is an advisory board member of the Shark Conservation Fund. Prior to joining LDF, he worked with the National Marine Fisheries Service, focusing on domestic swordfish management along the U.S. West Coast. Keith received his undergraduate degree in Political Science from Princeton University and a master’s degree from the UC Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, where he focused on community rights-based management in small-scale fisheries in developing countries.

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  • Sara Lowell

    Program Manager Latin America & Caribbean

    Sara Lowell is a long-time ocean philanthropist and board member of the Marisla Foundation. She also is the Foundation’s Marine Conservation Program Director and oversees efforts to create marine protected areas, advance sustainable fisheries, and protect coastal lands in California, Hawaii, Baja California, Chile, and the broader Pacifi

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