Michael De Alessi

Michael De AlessiMichael De Alessi is Director of Natural Resource Policy for the Reason Public Policy Institute in Los Angeles. He specializes in water policy, marine conservation and wildlife issues and is former director of the Center for Private Conservation.

He received a B.A. in Economics and an M.S. in Engineering Economic Systems from Stanford University and an M.A. in Marine Policy from the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami. He is the author of Fishing for Solutions (London: Institute of Economic Affairs, 1998), and his articles have appeared in such publications as New Scientist, Journal of Commerce, International Herald Tribune, The Wall Street Journal Europe and The Asian Wall Street Journal.