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Romain Troublé holds a double degree in Molecular Biology and Business Management, and is known for his sailing as a participant in the America’s Cup in 2000 and 2003. From 2003 to 2006, he spent a lot of his time the Arctic, Antarctic and Siberia. He was involved in the organisation of both scientific and sports expeditions at the poles, as well as the discovery of frozen mammoths in Siberia. He is the president of the Ocean Platform, a coalition of 80 NPOs and scientific institutions working on issues affecting the oceans. He has been coordinator of the Tara Expeditions since 2003 and is now the executive director of the Tara Foundation.