Bio: John Englander

John Englander is an oceanographer, consultant and author.  Combining personal experiences as a global ocean explorer with expeditions in Antarctica, Greenland, the High Arctic and deep dives in research submarines, his mission is to be a clear, objective voice on our changing climate and oceans.   In other words - no scientific jargon, no political advocacy -  he just explains the scientific facts and potential impacts in plain English. 

His broad marine science background, coupled with dual majors in Geology and Economics enable him to see the big picture on climate and look ahead to the large scale financial and societal impacts particularly as they relate to sea level rise.

John also combines non-profit CEO experience with the insights of a time-tested business entrepreneur. Today his firm, The Sea Level Institute, works with corporations, government agencies and community organizations advising them on the potential impacts, finanical risks  and new opportunities from sea level rise.

Please contact John Englander for more information.


Career Snapshots

Present:  President - The Sea Level Institute

2009 - Present:  Fellow - Institute of Marine, Engineering, Science, and Technology (Imarest) 

2009 - Present:  Special Advisor on Climate -  Friends of the United Nations

2009 - 2012:  Advisor and Consultant - Global Environment & Technology Foundation

2004 - 2009:  CEO - The International Seakeepers Society

1997 - 2004:   President - Englander and Associates:  Marine and Travel Infrastructure Consulting

1997 - 1997:    CEO -  The Cousteau Society

1995 - 1997:    Chairman - Ocean Futures

1987 - 1996:   President  - The Dolphin Experience

1974 - 1996:   CEO, Owner - The Underwater Explorers Society

Noteworthy - John is a member of several prestigious organizations including:  The Explorers Club (he carried their flag on a diving expedition under the High Arctic Ice Cap in 1985), American Geophysical Union, The American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Union of Concerned Scientists, and the Marine Technology Society.  He has logged over 5,000 SCUBA dives; served as President of NAUI Worldwide; as well as a PADI certified master scuba instructor. John is also an instrument rated multi-engine pilot with over 3,000 logged hours.