ACEF Speaker 2021

Scott Countryman


Scott Countryman is the founder of the Philippine based marine conservation organization Reeph. For the past ten years he led his NGO to help establish marine protected areas as well as develop technologies and programs to monitor, restock and rehabilitate coral reefs. Prior to becoming a full time marine conservationist, Scott was the Founder and Chief Executive at PeopleSupport Philippines and Digital Media Exchange. He is a licensed US Coast Guard Ship’s Captain, boat builder promoting electric propulsion systems, has and Masters in Business, and envisions a future where commercial activity in our oceans is carbon negative and regenerative to marine ecosystems.


  • Spotlight Session: Waste, Energy, and the Ocean (ADB)