Chief Zoological Officer, Sea World Parks and Entertainment
Brad Andrews, Chief Zoological Officer for SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment, is responsible for all Sea World/Busch Gardens parks’ animal programs, including husbandry, breeding, training, beached animal rescue programs, education and transportation and acquisition procedures.
Andrews began his Sea World career in 1987 as Associate Curator for Sea World of California. He started working with marine mammals in 1972 at Marineland of the Pacific, later becoming General Curator at that marine life park. During his 15-year tenure there, he showed remarkable abilities for animal care and personnel leadership.
He holds a biology/chemistry degree from St. Mary’s College in Moraga, California. Andrews is a Board member of Hubbs-Sea World Research Institute, serves as a Steering Committee Member of the Conservation Breeding Specialist Group, Past- chair of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Past-president of the International Association for Aquatic Animal Medicine, Past-president of the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums, a member of the International Marine Animal Trainers Association, the International Wild Waterfowl Association, the Society of Marine Mammalogists, and the European Association for Aquatic Mammals.