Dr. Alistair Dove: Chief Executive Officer

Dr. Alistair Dove

Jacksonville, FL – Dr. Alistair Dove has been named Chief Executive Officer of Jacksonville’s Museum of Science & History (MOSH). A renowned scientist and educator, Dr. Dove brings extensive experience managing complex, multimillion dollar budgets, developing engaging visitor experiences and building mission-driven, strategic partnerships.

As CEO, he will lead the Museum through its current programming and into the future through the MOSH Genesis project, and advocate for greater awareness of science and history and the mindful stewardship of natural resources.

Dr. Dove comes to MOSH with more than 17 years of progressive experience at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, where he has served as Vice President of Science & Education since 2020. His previous roles at the Aquarium spanned multiple departments, including research, conservation, nutrition and development.

An Australian native and world-renowned shark researcher, Dr. Dove has spent significant time studying aquatic species and environments across the globe. His academic work includes more than 75 peer-reviewed scientific publications and one book, along with research and professor positions at Cornell University and Stony Brook University. Earlier in his career, he also served as a Curator of Aquatic Animal Health for the Wildlife Conservation Society.

The Museum of Science & History (MOSH), Northeast Florida’s only science and history museum, inspires the joy of lifelong learning by bringing to life the sciences and regional history. For more information, visit https://themosh.org/.