Javiera Calisto

Environmental attorney, campaigner and Director at Oceana Chile.

Javiera is an environmental attorney and campaigner. She works with national and international governmental bodies, local communities, and the private sector, to create science-based strategies, that consider legal and communication perspectives for fair governance of the ocean and nature. She is currently a Director at Oceana Chile, responsible for delivering legal campaign outcomes in the areas of marine pollution, marine protected areas and fisheries management. Jointly with her colleagues, they have managed to pass an ambitious single-use plastic law, ensure transparency and access to information in the salmon farming industry, and stopped the dumping of mining tailing into the ocean, among other victories. Javiera holds a master’s degree in Environmental Law at Melbourne University and graduated from the International Foundation for the Law of the Sea’s Summer Academy and the United Nations Regional Course on International Law. 

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