Rosemary Mann was director of the Strategic Partnerships Initiative for the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center. Mann joined the Council from The Nature Conservancy, where she served as the director of the Global Oceans Program leading the philanthropy strategy for a $100 million capital campaign in four focal areas: coastal risk and resilience, sustainable fisheries, ocean protection and ocean governance. 

Previously, Rosemary served as the assistant dean of advancement for the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and the Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy. Rosemary has more than 25 years of experience in the field of ocean conservation and fundraising and has raised more than $300 million for science, climate and ocean protection during her career. A Miami native, Rosemary is a graduate of the University of Miami.