Giulia Guadagnoli

Originally hailing from Italy, Giulia pursued her academic journey at Bocconi University, graduating with a Master of Science degree in Economics and Management of Government and International Organisations, which included a one-year exchange programme in International Security and International Relations at Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona. With six years of dedicated experience in policy and … Read more

Michael Sealey

Born in Britain and raised in Spain, Michael holds an MS in Biology from the University of La Laguna, Tenerife. He has a strong multidisciplinary foundation with experience working in fields such as education, research, legislation and marine conservation. In the final years of University, he co-founded an NGO and began leading marine conservation initiatives, … Read more

Amélie Laurent

I grew up near the ocean in the Southwest of France, admiring the tallest sand dune in Europe and jumping in the waves. While travelling and studying, I realized how threatened our oceans are due to climate change and human activities, whereas they are world´s largest carbon sink. And in summer 2022, the forest at … Read more

Sasha Carosi

I am Sasha, half Italian half Spanish and born in Venezuela. My position in Oceana is Office and Administrative Assistant, and what I love about it is being involved in the day to day running operations of the organization. I have completed her BA in International Finance and Accounting in the Regent’s College in London, … Read more

Ignacio Fresco

Ignacio is a lawyer and policy advisor with extensive expertise on ocean sustainability, and he now works at Oceana in Europe to address the pressing issue of illegal and unregulated fishing.  Although born in Argentina, Spain has been his adoptive home since childhood. Combining the legal approach with a keen political perspective, Ignacio advocates environmental … Read more

David Costalago

Growing up in Spain in the 80s-90s, David always knew he wanted to follow in the footsteps of the Spanish environmentalist Félix Rodríguez de la Fuente and of Jacques Cousteau. Today, as a curious and committed citizen and scientist, David enjoys exploring the links between ecosystems and human livelihoods, and strives to channel his skills … Read more

Arielle Sutherland-Sherriff

Arielle joined Oceana in February 2023 in Brussels as Policy Advisor. She has an academic background in integrated marine environmental sciences, coastal zone management and policy, with her undergraduate degree completed from the University of Bangor. She is a firm believer that policy management must be strongly underpinned by scientific research and finds that far … Read more

Marine Cusa

Marine, who conveniently happens to be a marine biologist, spent ten years of her childhood growing up on a sailboat. Needless to say, these adventures at sea shaped the person she is today and nurtured a deep desire to study and protect the ocean. She holds a PhD in marine science, an MSc in Arctic … Read more