Meet the team

Andreas B. Heide


Andreas is a professional sailor, marine biologist and owner of S.V. Barba. Background as a military diver and naval officer, MsC in Marine biology and extensive experience working with and for the ocean.

Larissa clark

Head of onshore operations

Director of This Chapter PR and Another World Adventures with 15 years experience in ocean conservation communications. Leads comms at eXXpedition, Trygg Mat Tracking and previously Environmental Justice Foundation.

Tawanda Chikasha

International relations

Sailor and diver from Zimbabwe, based in South Africa. With a background in sailing partnerships and sponsorships, he is dedicated to strengthening outreach and expanding these crucial partnerships.

Tom Grove

Lead scientist

Tom is a PhD candidate at the University of Edinburgh, completed his Bachelors at the University of Cambridge and is the co-founder of Whale Wise.

Marta Trodahl

Policy and partnerships

Ph.D. in Oceanography. Scientific Programmer/Researcher at the Norwegian Metrological Institute.

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Carina M. Hoshovde

Head of communications 

Carina, educated from UiB and HU Berlin and has a diverse background spanning tech, storytelling, and marketing across various markets and clientele.


Crew Members

Emil Gundersen

Sailor // Technician // From Norway

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