Bringing her expertise to our Advisory Board, Alexandra Cousteau is a visionary filmmaker and globally respected environmental activist.
She continues the work of her grandfather the legendary Jacques-Yves Cousteau and her father Philippe Cousteau, Sr.
She strongly advocates the importance of conservation, restoration and sustainable management of ocean and water resources for a healthy planet and productive societies.
In 2000, Alexandra co-founded EarthEcho International with her brother Philippe Cousteau Jr. to further her family’s legacy in science, advocacy, and education. Her brother Philippe received an Emmy nomination in 2017 for hosting the syndicated science series “Awesome Planet”.
From 2005 to 2007, she worked on ocean conservation issues in Central America as an advisor for MarViva.
In 2010, Alexandra led the Expedition Blue Planet: North America, a five-month, 18,000 miles of interactive exploration of critical water issues across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico.
In 2014, she led an expedition to Canada in partnership with the Ottawa Riverkeeper and Aqua Hacking 2015, a conference focused on protecting the river. It’s a joint initiative between Ottawa Riverkeeper, Alexandra Cousteau’s Blue Legacy, and the de Gaspe Beaubien Foundation.
In addition to serving on the Advisory Board of Lifestyles Magazine/Meaningful Influence, Alexandra Cousteau is also a member of the board of Neom, a planned cross-border city in northwestern Saudi Arabia, a project that will be totally powered by renewable energy sources developed by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman at the cost of $500 billion.