Sea of Change Lifetime Explorer Award
Guy Harvey – 2017 Lifetime Explorer Recipient
Marine Wildlife Artist and Conservationist
Guy attended Aberdeen University in Scotland, graduating with highest honors in Marine Biology. He then obtained a PhD degree in Fisheries Management from the University of the West Indies.
Guy moved to the Cayman Islands in 1999. While well known for his artistic abilities, Guy has donated portions of his proceeds from the sale of his artwork and merchandise to various causes dedicated to the protection of the marine environment.
Also in 1999, Harvey partnered with the Oceanographic Center at Nova Southeastern University to create the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) for the purpose of providing the scientific information necessary to understand, conserve and effectively manage the world’s marine fishes and their ecosystems.
The Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation was founded by Dr. Harvey in 2008 to help ensure that future generations will enjoy and benefit from a naturally balanced ocean where fish and other marine wildlife flourish.