Dominique Kone

Senior Science Officer


Dominique Kone specializes in developing scientific projects that address emerging issues, with much of his work focusing on climate resilience and adaptation. With a strong belief in collaborative partnerships, he strives to find opportunities where scientists, policymakers, and communities can work together toward a more resilient and adaptive future. Dom currently works on nature-based solutions and climate finance,, climate-ready fisheries, ocean acidification, and the development of a California Ocean Health Report Card.

Prior to joining the OST team in 2020, Dom was a graduate student at Oregon State University. Dom also served as a funder of marine conservation research projects at The Pew Charitable Trusts, an advocate for climate-smart wildlife conservation policies at the National Wildlife Federation, and a clean energy regulatory analyst at Advanced Energy Economy.

Dom received his M.S. in Marine Resource Management from Oregon State University, and a B.A. in Environmental Studies Science from Colby College.

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