Jess Waqa

Senior ADE Team Facilitator, Board Member

Jess received her Bachelor of Science in Marine Science at the University of the South Pacific in 2014 before joining the team at Walt Smith International as a Marine Biologist to head the coral farming efforts established by the company.

Her passion for the conservation of marine life and the marine environment has led her to a role where she leads a team of 5 coral farmers and is constantly working to increase the volume the farm produces for planting on a weekly basis.

Her team currently plants about 2,000 new corals weekly, and she is instrumental in utilizing methods set by the founder to cross over to the A.D.E. Project in the Western Division of Viti Levu.