Brett Howell

Brett Howell

| Finance & Development, Marine Resources | Consulting, Facilitation/Negotiation, Fundraising, Resource Management

Brett Howell, MBA, PMP, is an environmental entrepreneur with extensive experience developing, implementing, and managing innovative ocean-focused conservation and sustainability-related programs at locations around the world.  Brett’s approach is to successfully advance solutions-oriented programs that look at the root causes of problems, while seeing challenges as opportunities.

Brett has also had a successful career in Corporate America, working in food/beverage, management consulting, and environmental/engineering consulting sectors.  This multi-disciplinary experience enables him to understand the range of perspectives on environmental issues and to work successfully with non-profits, foundations, businesses, and government agencies to advance programs that meet the needs of diverse stakeholder groups.

Brett holds an MBA from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a B.S. in Communication from the University of Miami (dual majors in public relations and environmental planning).  He is also a certified Project Management Institute Project Management Professional (PMP).  Brett is a graduate of PERC’s 2011 Enviropreneur™ Institute.

Brett is an avid SCUBA diver (PADI pro-certified), enthusiastic skier, and intrepid whitewater rafter, and he has traveled extensively throughout the United States and internationally in search of unique conservation experiences and outdoor adventures.

Articles by Brett Howell

Raising Coral, Restoring Reefs

PERC Enviropreneur Institute alum Brett Howell is developing a market for coral reef restoration off Florida's coast. If the reefs rebound and new coral grows, they will not only improve the habitat for marine animals but also improve business prospects for dive shops, fishing boats, and ocean side hotels and restaurants.