Robert Calcagno Biography’s

Robert Calcagno

Portrait of Robert Calcagno

Director General of the Institut Océanographique, Fondation Albert Ier, Prince de Monaco.

Managing Director of Explorations de Monaco.

Robert Calcagno has been Chief Executive Officer of the Oceanographic Institute, Prince Albert I of Monaco Foundation, since 2009. In that capacity he is Head of the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco and the Maison de l’Océan in Paris.

This former Advisor to the Cabinet of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco is very involved in the development of a more sustainable and balanced society and the protection of the oceans and held the office of Minister in charge of the Environment in the Principality from 2006 to 2009. He administers the Monaco Explorations, a platform devoted to serving the commitment of HSH Prince Albert II, whose aim is to use these explorations as a tool to reconnect Man with the Sea.

He is the author of several books intended for the general public, including “At the heart of the polar worlds, challenged by global warming and exploitation”(Ed. Glénat), “Corals, a treasure to protect”(Ed. Glénat), “Sea Turtles – the Great Odyssey”(Ed. Glénat), “Jellyfish – Out to Conquer the Ocean”(Ed. du Rocher), “Sharks – Beyond the Myth” (Ed. du Rocher).