Philippe Sauce brings 45 years of professional experience to the Board. He is based in La Réunion, France. Phillipe has a strong business and financial background. He is the founder and manager of a number of companies- 3P Partners and Bourbon Services Management which are companies that specialize in business transfer, business valuation and training of business leaders for the implementation of the strategy development for construction companies, creation and management companies and real estate development. He also runs several private companies in La Réunion and East Africa. Philippe is very passionate about the ocean and its well-being and he sees WIOMSA as an appropriate vehicle to contribute in ocean matters in the WIO region.