Christopher Chin is an internationally recognized expert in ocean policy and conservation issues,
and has provided valuable and persuasive testimony to various governing and legislative bodies in the U.S. and in Canada, and has addressed the General Assembly of the United Nations with regard to a number of issues concerning the health of our oceans. He has authored, supported, and defended a multitude of laws affecting ocean health and resources, and is considered one of North America's foremost experts in shark fin policy and single-use plastics legislation.
He served as a Regional Stakeholder for the implementation of California's Marine Life Protection Act, and was heavily
involved in the design of and support for the network of Marine Protected Areas adopted for California's North Central Coast.
Christopher is a multi-agency scuba instructor and technical diver whose passion for the ocean stems back to childhood.
He first became certified in 1996, and has been teaching since 1999. He is an accomplished underwater videographer and writer
who has traveled extensively and speaks several languages.