Rosemary Mann is the director of the Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships for the Adrienne Arsht-Rockefeller Foundation Resilience Center. Mann joined the council in 2019 from The Nature Conservancy, where she served as a Director of the Global Oceans Program leading the philanthropy strategy for a $100 million capital campaign in four focal areas: coastal risk and resilience, sustainable fisheries, ocean protection and ocean governance. She currently leads the center’s video gaming strategy, community engagement in Miami, Florida, and fundraising for all center initiatives. Mann is most excited about building enduring partnerships to sustain the center’s work.
Previously, Mann served as the assistant dean of advancement for the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and the Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy. She has more than 25 years of experience in the field of ocean conservation and fundraising and has raised more than $300 million for science, climate change, and ocean protection during her career. A Miami native, Mann is a graduate of the University of Miami.