Emily Hazelwood is a marine conservation biologist, explorer, and entrepreneur. She’s a co-founder of Blue Latitudes, a women-owned marine environmental consulting firm, where she works repurposing offshore oil platforms as artificial reefs. Her research, fundamentally based in creative thinking, stretches from the sea surface to the deepest oceans. As a leader and explorer, Emily is committed to elevating the scientific understanding of our oceans in communities worldwide. In 2018 she was honored on the Forbes “30 Under 30” List for her work developing sustainable, creative, and cost-effective solutions for the environmental issues that surround the offshore energy industry.