Carl Nettleton is an award-winning writer, acclaimed speaker, and a subject matter expert regarding oceans, all things water, energy, climate, and the U.S./Mexico border. Through writing, speaking, analysis, facilitation, panel moderation, and project management; Nettleton Strategies provides clients, readers and attendees with critical insight and strategic problem solving for both old and new issues.
Carl helps people to think through their issues and concerns and move toward the future. He specializes in forming complex community coalitions and handling high profile issues involving government, media, business and neighborhoods.
Carl founded OpenOceans Global, an NGO linking people to the world’s oceans. He also serves on the national and California advisory councils for Environmental Entrepreneurs (E2), a national, nonpartisan group of business owners, investors and others who advocate for policies that are good for the economy and good for the environment. He regularly participates in the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce Energy and Water and Public Policy committees and is the co-chair of the San Diego Water Conservation Action Committee (CAC).