Margot Stiles


CEO, Stilesworks

Margot Liang Stiles is a marine biologist with 20 years of global experience in community resilience, climate change and natural resource conservation. She is currently the Principal for Stilesworks consulting and serves as a board member for West Virginia Rivers, a statewide freshwater conservation group. Ms. Stiles previously served as Chief of Strategy for Oceana and Program Director for Global Fishing Watch, with substantial time working with governments in Latin America and the Asia Pacific. She mentors emerging leaders and specializes in capacity-building and in supporting rapidly growing teams. Her clients have included World Wildlife Fund, The Nature Conservancy and the Monterey Bay Aquarium. Margot is fluent in Spanish, proficient in Portuguese and earned a M.S. in Marine Biology from Scripps Oceanography, University of California San Diego and B.A. in Biology from Vassar College.