Stéphane LATXAGUE, Director of Surfrider

Stéphane Latxague benefitted from a multidisciplinary university education. The experiences he gained in his professional career enabled him to work in a wide range of fields including business, sport, and in particular board sports, the leisure and multimedia industries, and event management.

He has been involved with NGOs for more than 15 years.  At first, he dedicated himself to emergency humanitarian action and development where he carried out around twenty missions covering nearly all continents.

In 2003, he became the Director of Surfrider Foundation’s European branch, and the international relations advisor for Surfrider Morocco.

He also sits on the Board of Directors of several European and American foundations and associations centred on issues surrounding the oceans.

He is a guest speaker at universities and business schools on the subject of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), and communication and crisis management; he also acts as a moderator on the subject of ‘Sport and Sustainability’ on various forums including the UNEP and Havas Sports.

He is an Economic, Social and Environmental Advisor for the Aquitaine Region, France.

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