Alexandra Cousteau

A National Geographic Emerging Explorer, filmmaker and globally recognized advocate on water issues, Alexandra Cousteau continues the work of her renowned grandfather Jacques-Yves Cousteau and her father Philippe Cousteau, Sr. In 2010, Cousteau led Expedition Blue Planet: North America, a five-month exploration touring more than 14,500 miles across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to uncover critical water issues and host watershed action days.

Alexandra Cousteau works closely with Oceana as a Senior Advisor to help propel their important work on oceans to an ever larger audience through expeditions, events and advocacy.  She also sits on the Advisory Council for the Pacific Institute, a global water think tank that provides science-based thought leadership with active outreach to influence local, national, and international efforts in developing sustainable water policies.