Richard Castillo - Oceana USA

Richard Castillo

Policy Analyst, Global Fisheries Transparency

Oceana Staff

Richard’s background is in law and international environmental policy. He studied law in Costa Rica, where he is originally from, and International Environmental Policy at Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California. He has worked in Costa Rica, the US, and across Latin America and the Caribbean. His experience includes working with small-scale fisheries and conducting research and policy analysis. Most recently, he conducted research on the implementation of IMO tools in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction to regulate maritime traffic in the Costa Rica Thermal Dome.

He’s fluent in English and Spanish and enjoys all types of outdoor activities.