Jose Melo

Captain of the vessel

Tommy Melo



Blandine Mélis

Executive director

Nadina Rodrigues

Financial and Human Resources Coordinator

Zelinda Soares

Financial assistant

Hernany Almeida

Administrative and Logistics Assistant

António Delgado Rocha

Driver, Logistics Operator and Maintenance

Odair Cardoso

Communication Department Coordinator

Christian Morais

Digital Communication Technician

Odair Lopes

Communication and Community Involvement Technician

Alberto Queiruga

Conservation Department Coordinator

Keider Neves

"Sustainable Fisheries" Department Coordinator

Jessica Matos

Assistant Department of "Sustainable Fishing"

Stiven Pires

Project coordinator Tubarão e Raias

Leila Teixeira

Marine Pollution Assistant

Sea team

Jose Melo

Captain of the vessel

Danielson Spencer

machine chief

Sarney Neves


During the nesting period of turtles and seabirds (April to November), the Biosphere has 25 additional temporary employees on the ground.

permanent field team

Isabel Fortes

Seabird Biologist / Shallow Field Coordinator

Jandira Durão

Turtle Conservation Technician / Santa Luzia Field Coordinator 

Catelene Monteiro

Marine Biologist - Scientific Data Coordinator

Nathalie Melo

Biologist and artistic designer

Kenny Delgado

Conservation Technician

Madelene Gomes

Coordinator Camp Santa Luzia - Temporary

Stefan Antunes

Field Assistant

Keven Chantre

Field Assistant

Ivan da Graça Spínola

Field Assistant

Junior Ferreira

Field Assistant - Temporary

SPEA - Technicians and collaborators with the Biosphere

Pedro Geraldes

Project Coordinator

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