Ignacio Fresco

Senior Policy Advisor

Oceana Staff

Ignacio is a lawyer and policy advisor with extensive expertise on ocean sustainability, and he now works at Oceana in Europe to address the pressing issue of illegal and unregulated fishing. 

Although born in Argentina, Spain has been his adoptive home since childhood. Combining the legal approach with a keen political perspective, Ignacio advocates environmental and human rights across various fields. In his view, civil society stands as the key driver of change in causes that transcend borders and barriers.   Ignacio promotes ecologism because of its democratic methodologies, its transformative vocation and its systemic thinking. His commitment to Oceana is a heartfelt effort to contribute yet another vital piece to the ongoing construction of a more sustainable, just, and ultimately humane global society.