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Meet the Crew

Learn about the crew of Operation Requiem.  All of us are passionate about the oceans.


JulieJulie

Campaign Leader

Hails from: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Currently lives in: Cape Town, South Africa is where my house is - but Venice, California is where I hang my hoodies.
Favorite Place: Underwater with sharks of course.
Favorite Things to Do: Any sport that involves water. I come from a long line of mermaids.

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BrianBrian

Chief Engineer

Hails from: Syracuse, NY
Currently lives in: M/Y Steve Irwin or M/V Brigitte Bardot
Favorite Place: Antarctica
Favorite Things to Do: Listen to music, drink coffee and save animals

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CarolinaCarolina

First Mate

Hails from: Porto Alegre, Brazil
Currently lives in: M/V Brigitte Bardot
Favorite Place: Vanuatu and Australia.
Favorite Things to Do: Photograph and travel

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ChantelleChantelle ‘Chilli’ Derez

Deckhand, Quarter master

Hails from: Outback Australia
Currently lives in: Brigitte Bardot and the Bob Barker
Favorite Place: Underwater at Osprey Reef with sharks, turtles, manta rays and whatever else comes along.
Favorite Things to Do: Reading, exploring new places, photography and talking to people about animals they fear.

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DeborahDeborah

Crew

Hails From: Connecticut
Currently Lives in: Los Angeles
Favorite Place: Hawaii, Fiji, Thailand, Costa Rica
Favorite Things To Do: sunset surf sessions, sunrise yoga,  nature walks, adventure travel, photography, vegetarian cooking, beach bonfires, rainforest hikes, napping in hammocks, coral reefs, deserted beaches, star gazing, astrology, native wisdom and all things animal kingdom!

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GalenGalen

Deckhand

Hails from: Hawaiii
Currently lives in: California
Favorite Place: Halawa Bay, Molokai
Favorite Things to Do: surf, hike, dive, explore and hang out with friends and family.

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LeonLeon Brown

Cook

Hails from: Western Australia
Currently lives in: Perth
Favorite Place: My favorite so far would have to be highway 14/17 leading into Hoi An, Vietnam
Favourite Things to Do: Getting away from cities, playing guitar and pretty much anything to do with the oceans

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NickNick

Deck-hand

Hails from: Hawaii
Currently lives in: California
Favorite Place: Kalalau, Kauai
Favorite Things to Do: Surf, dive, kayak, hike, adventure

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PiaPia Klemp

Deckhand, Quarter master

Hails from: Bonn, Germany
Currently lives in: between Indonesia and the SSCS ships
Favorite Place: 25 degrees around the equator, 40 meters below the surface
Favorite Things to Do: diving, traveling

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ReneRene

Quarter master, deck hand

Hails from: Barcelona, Spain
Currently lives in: Cabra del Santo Cristo near Granada
Favorite Place: Granada
Favorite Things to do: Trekking, climbing,writing poetry, painting enjoy the nature and friends and be with the family

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RogerRoger

Cook

Hails from: England
Currently lives in: Hostels worldwide ( I am a backpacker since the last 2 years )
Favorite Place: Maui Hawaii
Favorite Things to Do:  Cook, Travel, Hiking, Extreme sports, Football, Skiing, Playstation and going to the pub for a few cheeky beers!

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SiddharthSiddharth

Captain, MV Brigitte Bardot

Hails from: India
Currently lives in: Between the SSCS ships and India
Favorite Place: Antarctica
Favorite Things to Do: Diving, Swimming, Travelling, Photography (learning the ropes), Being out at sea

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SimonSimon

2nd Mate, Photographer and Boson of the Deck

Hails from: North Vancouver, Canada
Currently lives in: Sea Shepherd Vessel Brigitte Bardot
Favourite Place: Galapagos Islands
Favourite Things to Do: Scuba Diving, Photography, Conservation, Travelling, Music

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