Dr. Sandra Whitehouse

Chief Scientist
‎AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles

Dr. Sandra Whitehouse is a consultant who has served for over twenty-five years as an ocean policy advisor to multiple organizations and institutions, using her marine science expertise to advise clients on a variety of issues including how to advance ocean health and sustainably develop coastal and offshore projects. Her clients have included a state agency, a state legislative body, private companies and a number of nonprofit organizations.

Currently she serves as the Chief Scientific Officer for AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles, the Senior Policy Advisor to Ocean Conservancy and as a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council. The national boards she has served on are The Consortium for Ocean Leadership and The National Center for Science Education.

Dr. Whitehouse holds a B.S. from Yale University and a Ph.D. in biological oceanography from the Graduate School of Oceanography at the University of Rhode Island.