Kaija Hurlburt


Kaija has expertise in environmental policy, maritime governance and multi-stakeholder coordination. Kaija leads Secure Fisheries’ work across its three focus areas. She works with Somali policy and decision makers to promote good governance of their fisheries resources. Kaija developed Secure Fisheries as a new program from the successes of OBP in Somalia. Outside of Secure Fisheries, Kaija launched OBP’s efforts in West Africa and was lead author on OBP’s three Human Cost of Piracy reports, shedding light on the plight of seafarers exposed to maritime piracy.