Government and Public Relations, Marketing

Active since the 1980s in government affairs and public relations, Teresa Platt has worked with journalists and policy makers around the world. She has also owned, operated and sold her own companies and consulted with others on the secrets of successful marketing.

She has been active in the hospitality industry via a sailboat charter company she owned and operated on San Diego Bay and, more recently, through two extraordinary vacation rentals in North San Diego County. In 2014, Teresa began consulting on vacation rentals, teaching others how to generate the most income per square foot.
She has been active in the hospitality industry via a sailboat charter company she owned and operated on San Diego Bay and, more recently, through two extraordinary vacation rentals in North San Diego County. In 2014, Teresa began consulting on vacation rentals, teaching others how to generate the most income per square foot.

Highlights of her career include attending the CITES convention in 1997 in Africa where she created and worked with the Sustainable Use Network to support policies based on science and respect for cultures.

She represented fishing interests at the Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission meetings where the science is reviewed and management policies are set for the international Eastern Tropical Pacific yellowfin tuna fishery. Teresa was extremely active in efforts resulting in the establishment of a groundbreaking multi-lateral, multi-national conservation regime for the region.

Some of Teresa’s favorite articles, articles she helped generate, include:

“What price dolphin?” by Betsy Carpenter, US News and World Report (1996) took 6 months to develop but helped turn the tide in the debate on the tuna-dolphin issue. 

“Should you be faking it?” by Sue Reid, Daily Mail (UK, 2004) dubbed Teresa as “The woman who is probably the most powerful voice” in the natural fiber cold weather clothing business.

Teresa’s given presentations and been consulted on ecosystem management and invasive species and markets.

In 2013, Teresa was asked to help enact policy change to protect property owners’ right to contract in San Diego County.  The lawyers said it would take at least 6 months. The politicians said one to two years. Teresa negotiated a written commitment from the County in less than three weeks.

She’s been involved with other successful community endeavors such as SaveFallbrookGolfCourse.com and SaveGirdValley.com

For more examples of Teresa’s writing, follow these links.

Public relations. Government affairs. Policy change. Marketing. Your particular challenge requires targeted and insightful communications. Teresa can help.

Contact Teresa today at 760-468-2025 and teresaplatt.com@gmail.com

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.