Tristram Lewis



Tristram is currently running the funders collaborative Funding Fish. He established FF in 2015 with the purpose of driving the implementation of the Common Fisheries Policy in order to achieve healthy marine ecosystems in Europe. Previously he worked for the Oak Foundation (2008-15), developing and managing a marine conservation grant making programme involving strategy development and execution.

Prior to joining the world of grant-making he was on the other end of that relationship working for an NGO. He worked for 5 years in humanitarian aid at a medium sized and, at the time, rapidly growing aid agency. This culminated in leading the organization’s response to the Darfur crisis in Sudan.

He has a masters degree in Coastal and Ocean Policy from Plymouth University and a certificate in International Development from Birkbeck, University of London.

He enjoys diving, swimming, paddle boarding, rowing and pretty much anything else that gets him near or in the water. Tristram is married to Rosi and has three children has recently returned to the UK from Switzerland.

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