Sara Lewis

Member, ISSF Environmental Stakeholder Committee & Traceability Division Director, FishWise


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Sara Lewis directs the Traceability Division at FishWise, overseeing a team implementing traceability and counter-IUU fishing projects with NGO and seafood industry collaborators from all parts of the supply chain. She also leads FishWise’s work relating to government policies such as the Seafood Import Monitoring Program (SIMP), and has published peer-reviewed papers on traceability and social responsibility in seafood.

Previously, she studied how third-party eco-certification impacts the environmental performance of multinational seafood firms. Ms. Lewis holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Biology from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and two masters degrees in environmental studies from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, and the University of California, Santa Cruz, respectively.