Ms. Jennifer Barker has 17 years’ experience in the public and private sector managing international programs with USAID and foundations using partnerships and collaboration to promote social change. Ms. Barker is currently the Chief of Party for the Seafood Alliance for Legality and Traceability (SALT), a public-private partnership between USAID and the Walton Family, Packard and Moore Foundations implemented by FishWise, a non-profit sustainable seafood consultancy.
From 2009-2014, Ms. Barker was the Director of the USAID Global FISH Alliance (G-FISH) project that promoted sustainable fisheries practices through the application of a system-wide approach that balanced economic, environmental, governmental, and social interests essential to enhancing livelihoods and biodiversity. G-FISH demonstration projects took place in Cambodia, Honduras, and Mozambique with the goal to implement ecosystem-based approaches to fisheries reform through strategic partnership with private industry, governments, donor organizations, philanthropic institutions, civil society, communities, and fishers. Ms. Barker has skills in program development, design, and management, public private partnerships, behavior change methodology, and strategic communications.