For the past ten years Alberto has served seasonally as the captain of our research boat on the Sea of Cortez. Alberto lives with his wife and three sons in the town of Loreto in the state of Baja California Sur Mexico.
Bill has worked in the conservation policy arena for over 35 years. His career includes research and policy advocacy work at the federal level in water pollution control, wildlife and biodiversity conservation, national parks protection, and most recently ocean conservation.
Lenard Milich studied under the world-renowned cetacean researcher, Dr. Ken Norris. His first direct exposure to the great whales was when he participated in the dissection of an adult female blue whale, washed up just north of that city.
Barbaix is a Master Mariner onboard so-called supertankers. He started his seafaring career at the age of 17 when he got accepted at the Antwerp Maritime Academy and is now exploring options on how he can return to the ocean what the ocean gave to him.
Dr. David E. Guggenheim is a marine scientist, conservation policy specialist, submarine pilot, ocean explorer and educator. He is president and founder of the Washington, DC-based nonprofit organization, Ocean Doctor.