The Tula Foundation, which includes the Hakai Institute
Over a long career, Eric has built from scratch several enduring organizations in spaces where science, technology and social purpose overlap. Over the last decade, most of his energy has gone into the BC-based Hakai Institute. With its ecological observatories, laboratories, technical resources and staff of more than 100 the Hakai Institute is now the most capable independent ocean science organization in Canada. Known for their energetic, innovative, collaborative cultures, and their knack for catalyzing large networks of partners, MarineGEO has helped expand partnerships to regional, national and global scale.