Henry Brown Jr., AS.
Technical Coordinator Assistant- Marine
Henry Brown Jr. joined the Wildlife Conservation Society in 2022. His broad experience is rooted in a decade-long tenure as a Fisheries Biologist and Protected Areas Manager for the Belize Fisheries Department. He completed an Associates Degree in Marine Science at the University of Belize in 2009, and has received extensive specialist training in marine monitoring methodologies, scientific diving and enforcement of conservation areas. Henry has special interest in coral disease, sea turtle conservation and coral restoration, and is an accomplished boat captain and underwater photographer. Henry is the secondary lead for WCS’s marine fieldwork, including monitoring of benthic communities, key fishery resources and fish spawning aggregations at Glovers Reef Marine Reserve, and leads liaison with fishery resource users for collection of fishery dependent data. He is a long-time contributor to the work of the Healthy Reefs Initiative, serving as a trainer in reef survey methodologies and the treatment of stony coral tissue loss disease. His experience as an active participant in the monitoring and management of multiple protected areas has made him a well rounded asset to several ongoing projects across the Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System.