Andrew Rosenberg, Ph.D.

Leadership Council

Andrew Rosenberg is the Director for the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists. Previously Dr. Rosenberg was the Senior Vice President for Science and Knowledge at Conservation International. He is a Professor in the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space at the University of New Hampshire, where he also served as Dean of the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture from 2000 to 2004. Dr. Rosenberg was as Deputy Director of NOAA's National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) from 1998 to 2000, the senior career position in the agency. As Deputy Director, he dealt with policy decisions on science and resource management issues nationwide. Before becoming Deputy Director, Dr. Rosenberg was the NMFS Northeast Regional Administrator. He also has served as the U.S. lead representative in several international fishery management organizations such as NAFO, NASCO, and FAO. Dr. Rosenberg received a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, a master's degree from Oregon State University, and a doctorate from Dalhousie University. He was a commissioner on the U.S. Commission on Ocean Policy.