Inspired by the legacy of his grandfather Jacques Cousteau, Philippe is an multi Emmy-Nominated TV host and producer as well as an author, speaker, and social entrepreneur.
Philippe is the co-founder of SWN Goods, a wellness company that is bringing the power of restoratively farmed marine botanicals to wellness products across a range of categories.
He has hosted award winning documentaries for the Travel Channel, the BBC, CNN and Discovery Channel. Philippe is the host and executive producer of the multi-Emmy nominated weekly syndicated series Awesome Planet now in its 7th season.
In 2005 he founded EarthEcho International; a leading environmental education organization that is building a global youth movement to restore and protect our ocean planet. To date, EarthEcho has activated over 2 million youth in 146 countries through its programs.
As an author, Philippe has written several books; Follow the Moon Home, Going Blue and Make a Splash, both of which have won multiple awards, The Endangereds, with Harper Collins, and his latest book, Oceans for Dummies, which he co-authored with his wife Ashlan was released in February 2021.
Philippe holds an honorary doctorate in marine biology from the University of Plymouth in England and serves on the Boards of Antarctica 2020, Green 2.0, and the Environmental Media Association as well as the National Council of the World Wildlife Fund.
Philippe and his wife, fellow adventurer and TV host Ashlan Cousteau, reside in Los Angeles, California with their two daughters, one chicken, and rescue dog Kenai.