Virgin Unite, Ocean Unite, Dock to Dish
Co-founder of

Sean Barrett is a lifelong fisherman and ocean conservation activist from New York; an original co-founder of who also serves on the executive board of where he works to advance 3D ocean farming designed to restore ocean ecosystems, mitigate climate change, and create blue-green jobs for fishermen — while providing healthy, local food for communities. Sean has been named Person of the Year by the New York State Restaurant and Tavern Owner's Association; listed as one of Sonima's top 50 Innovators Shaping the Future of Wellness; identified as one of the Top 7 Leaders of the Future of Food by Bon Appetit magazine; designated as New York State's ambassador to the "United States of Healthy" by editors of Cooking Light magazine; nominated by both the Monterey Bay Aquarium and Carl Safina to be recognized by the White House as a United States Champion of Change for Sustainable Seafood; presented at TEDx Montclair; and been designated by Governor Andrew Cuomo to serve as a member of the New York State Marine Resources Advisory Council (MRAC) at the Department of Environmental Conservation.