Stephanie ThorntonCEO



Stephanie Thornton is the CEO and Founder of Clean Reach, LLC. She has spent considerable time fostering the growth of the renewable ocean energy industry across the globe, from serving as the executive director of the Oregon Wave Energy Trust, working directly with technology developers in Norway and Australia and co-founding and serving as CEO of Ocean Energy Industry Australia.

Stephanie has a strong foundation of knowledge in ocean-related issues having  spent 10 years of her childhood living full-time with her family on a commercial fishing boat in the West Coast of the U.S.   She has a BS in Marine Science from Humboldt State University and an MBA from Golden Gate University.  She holds a current Project Management Professional certification from the Project Management Institute and is an active member in the international ocean energy community.

Clean Reach is Stephanie’s vision and passion.