USA, France (1967- )
Last updated: May 13, 2018 at 3:13 am
Aquanaut; oceanographic explorer; environmental advocate; engineer; filmmaker; Founder of the Fabien Cousteau Ocean Learning Center in 2016; lived and worked underwater in the Aquarius habitat for 31 days in 2014; created a 14-foot, 1,200-pound lifelike shark submersible called “Troy” for the great white shark documentary Mind of a Demon; former spokesperson for Oceans Futures Society; former Explorer-at-Large for National Geographic; son of Jean-Michel Cousteau and Anne-Marie Cousteau, and grandson of Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
Diver of the Year (Beneath the Sea, 2015)
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.