Richard Castillo, M.A.
As the SALT Project Manager, Richard supports seafood traceability efforts in Latin American and Caribbean regions. Richard is originally from Costa Rica, where he studied Law at the University of Costa Rica. He later moved to Monterey, California, to study his Masters in International Environmental Policy (IEP) at Middlebury Institute of International Studies. Richard has worked with small-scale fisheries in Costa Rica and the Caribbean and has conducted research on marine governance, illegal fishing, and the application of area-based management tools on Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ). Outside of work, Richard enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking, scuba diving, and walking his dog.