Philippe Vallette is an oceanographer by profession. General Manager of the National Sea Centre, NAUSICAA, in Boulogne-sur-Mer, Co-Chair of the World Ocean Network, and President of the World Festival of Underwater Pictures. His vocation is to inspire people to behave differently towards the relationship we have, as a human being, with the ocean, to reach a better sustainable use of the ocean. In 2011, with NAUSICAA’s teams, he launched a new concept the ‘Blue Society’. The campaign aims to create a society which will use marine resources to create a healthy environment and opportunities for new, sustainable economy and jobs in an ethical way. Based on the main pillars of sustainable development (economy, society and the environment), it also includes the cultural and political aspects.
SeaOrbiter Ambassador and Advisor for Education, International Organization and the Blue Society