Navigating the Cape Cod Region’s Blue Economy

Our Team

Our staff and board of directors are innovators and community leaders with a vested interest in The Blue Economy.

Leslie Ann Mc Gee

Leslie-Ann McGee

Program Manager

Leslie-Ann McGee is the Program Manager for the Cape Cod Blue Economy Project. She also serves as the Assistant Director of the Center for Marine Robotics at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. She is an expert in ocean and coastal issues in both the domestic and international arena and has a diverse background working with and for state, regional, national, business, and environmental entities globally.

Bert Jackson

Bert Jackson

Director of Community Engagement

Bert is Director of Community Engagement for the Blue Economy Project at the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce. He is a team leader in business, community and creative organizations, including serving as CEO of the Cape Cod Technology Council. He is passionate about preserving our environment and developing a sustainable future for our community. He is an active musician, performing regionally and composing. He consults on tech, web marketing and general business matters. He also consults on personal and executive development.

Chris Adams

Chris Adams

Chief of Staff

Chris Adams serves as Chief of Staff at the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce. In his role at the Chamber, he leads government relations & public policy development; is Program Director for the Cape Cod Blue Economy Project; guides organizational alignment, has general oversight of all departments, and supports the work of all Chamber pillars.