As Director of CauseCentric Productions Céline Cousteau produces cause focused multi-media content about humanitarian and environmental stories. Céline is also Founder and President of the nonprofit organization The Céline Cousteau Film Fellowship, extending her family legacy to the next generation of storytellers. The Cousteau Fellowship’s mission is to empower young aspiring filmmakers, creatives, and activists to inspire change through filmmaking. Daughter of ocean explorer and filmmaker Jean-Michel Cousteau and granddaughter of the legendary Jacques Yves Cousteau, Céline has worked on over 18 documentaries as presenter and field producer. Her current major work, “Tribes on the Edge” is a result of a request the tribes of the Vale do Javari, Brazilian Amazon made to have her tell the world they exist. Based on the plight of the indigenous tribes and her own personal journey, this project includes a documentary film, engagement and education campaign, coffee table book, and sculpture installation– with a targeted launch of fall 2016
Member of the World Economic Forum Council on Oceans, Céline holds a masters in International and Intercultural Management and is fluent in three languages. Currently Guest Designer for Swarovski, Ambassador for The TreadRight Foundation, Ambassador for Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots program, and Keen Footwear brand ambassador, Céline sits on the advisory boards of The Himalayan Consensus and Marine Construction Technologies. She was previously international spokeswoman for the La Prairie skincare company from 2007 through 2014, Sustainability Partner with Contiki Holidays from 2010-2014, and has served on the board of advisors for Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation as well as Plant a Fish. Often traveling as a public speaker, Céline is also mother to a young boy.