Emily Penn is an ocean advocate, skipper, artist and Co-Founder of the incredible Pangaea Explorations. A graduate of Cambridge University, Emily is at much home in and on the water as she is on dry land.
She is renowned for her ability to develop and communicate solutions to some of the most pressing issues facing our oceans, drawing on vast experience that includes trawling for micro plastics on a voyage through the Arctic Northwest Passage, travelling around the planet on the record- breaking biofuelled boat Earthrace and discovering previously unknown oceanic gyres - huge areas of plastic pollution accumulation.
Emily is the youngest and only female recipient of Yachtmaster of the Year, awarded by HRH Princess Royal.
She splits her time between leading expeditions and running Pangaea Explorations, the organisation she established to enable scientists, filmmakers and everyday people to gain access to the most remote parts of our planet.