Sean Watts

Principal at SM Watts Consulting, LLC

Sean M. Watts is the owner of SM Watts Consulting, LLC – empowering communities to drive environmental and land use policy and helping traditional conservation and environmental organizations move from awareness to action on diversity, equity and inclusion.

As Director of Community Partnerships for the Seattle Parks Foundation, he created programs to build capacity among resident-led groups to drive open space policy and planning. He worked to bridge gaps between science, policy and society as faculty at Santa Clara University, AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow at the National Science Foundation and as founding Director of the University of Washington Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program. Sean is also co-founder of the Community Land Conservancy and a founding member of Community-Centric Fundraising and the UW Nature and Health Working Group.

Sean received his BA in Biology from the University of Virginia; and PhD in Ecology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.


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