Blake Stok is the Aquaculture Program Manager for Fair Trade USA. His previous experience includes consulting for the Ventura Port District where he provided economic and market analyses services, strategic planning guidance, and public outreach leadership to build support and community consensus for the Port’s sustainable aquaculture efforts, the Ventura Shellfish Enterprise. Prior to working in the aquaculture space, Blake worked for the Environmental Defense Fund on their Sustainable Agriculture team participating in economic and policy analysis of their cornerstone platform developed in partnership with Land O’ Lakes, Inc., SUSTAIN®. Additionally, he has over 10 years international education, public outreach, and training development experience having taught in classrooms and boardrooms around the world. Blake holds a BA from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a MSc. in Sustainability Management from American University in Washington D.C.