A resident of San Francisco for 40 years, Owen has been married to “the most patient woman in the world” for the same amount of time, and has two sons. He has had multiple careers including lawyer, stockbroker, money manager, food wholesaler, software start-up entrepreneur and real estate developer. Passionate about environmental issues, he has served as Chair of the Board of Directors of Baykeeper. His interest in the science of human evolution led to 15 years as a trustee of the LSB Leakey Foundation, located in the Presidio.
He has played football, softball and soccer in many of San Francisco’s parks, and for 25 years has run on the trails and roads of Golden Gate Park. Owen is interested in making San Francisco a better place with more recreational and park assets for everyone.