As Blue Planet Foundation’s Communications Director, Noreen oversees external communications strategy and execution, including public relations and marketing initiatives. Raised on Oahu, Noreen received her journalism degree from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
With more than 22 years of communications experience in Hawaii, Noreen most recently served as communications manager for Ulupono Initiative, where she managed the impact investment firm’s sponsorships, marketing and video programs. Prior to that, she was the chief communications officer for the Hawaii State Energy Office and an account supervisor in travel and tourism at McNeil Wilson Communications. Before getting into public relations, Noreen started her career in television news and has 10 years of experience as a news and creative services producer.
Noreen is quite fond of her four-legged children and even runs her dog’s Instagram account.
“I want to do my part to make sure my kids and future generations will have a healthy planet to call home. Plus, the Blue Planet team’s passion and intentions inspire me to do my best, and I’m happy to be part of their efforts.”