Sam Teicher

Founder and Chief Reef Officer of Coral Vita
Freeport, Bahamas

Sam Teicher is a founder of Coral Vita, a for-profit for-good company that grows corals to restore dying reefs. Using breakthrough methods to accelerate coral growth up to 50x while strengthening their resiliency to climate change threats, Coral Vita sells restoration services to hotels, governments, re-insurers and other customers that depend on reefs’ valuable ecosystem services. He formerly worked to implement climate adaptation initiatives at the White House Council on Environmental Quality, supported the Global Island Partnership’s efforts to build resilient island communities, and is a contributing author to SDG Goal 14: Life Below Water. Sam received his master’s degree from the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, analyzed climate change as a threat multiplier for national security through Yale’s Studies in Grand Strategy program, was recognized as a Forbes 30 Under 30 social entrepreneur, and has been in love with the ocean since becoming a scuba diver as a child.

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