Fish 2.0 Leadership

Monica JainMonica Jain, Executive Director

Monica Jain, founder and executive director of Fish 2.0 and Manta Consulting Inc., is dedicated to growing networks that bring together her top passions: fisheries and the oceans, finance, and impact investment. She launched Fish 2.0 in 2013 to create a network of quality entrepreneurs and investors who could grow the sustainable seafood sector. Since then, she has worked with over 400 entrepreneurs, 300 investors, and 40 sponsors to expand Fish 2.0.

Monica was named a White House Champion of Change for Sustainable Seafood in October 2016 for her achievements with Fish 2.0 and her long-standing work advancing ocean conservation and sustainable seafood. Her career spans 30 years and 4 continents, encompassing marine biology, philanthropy, venture capital, banking, and international development in such far-flung locales as New Zealand, Madagascar, Latin America, and Spain, as well as in the United States.

Alongside Fish 2.0, she continues her work as a strategic advisor and consultant to foundations, investors, and corporations, helping them launch initiatives and build partnerships. She has supported the development of corporate sustainability strategies, spawned philanthropic initiatives, and helped dozens of companies find aligned investment. Monica holds degrees from Stanford University and the Wharton School of Business.


Remy Garderet, COO

Remy Garderet, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Fish 2.0 and Manta Consulting, has a 20-year career working with businesses, investors, and foundations to develop sustainability-focused strategies and programs. Drawing on a background in economics, policy, and knowledge management, he has developed collaborative and cross-functional projects that enable entrepreneurs and investors to grow businesses with positive social and environmental impacts. Since the launch of Fish 2.0, Remy has had a hand in every aspect of building the platform into a collaborative network that drives growth in the sustainable seafood sector.

Prior to Fish 2.0, Remy worked with the automotive industry and the government of California to develop clean fuels infrastructure, and with New Zealand policymakers on utility-scale renewables strategy. He holds an M.A. in economics and energy policy from Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and a B.A. from Stanford University.

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