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Board of Trustees



 The Founder and Executive Chairman

James Alix Michel was the third President of the Republic of Seychelles between  April 2004 and October 2016. Prior to this he was the Vice-President and the  longest serving Cabinet minister in Seychelles, serving a total of 39 years in the  Cabinet. He is the patron of the James Michel Blue Economy Research Institute and also patron of the Jj Spirit Foundation.











Ms. Lise Bastienne is one of the Board of Trustees Members of the James Michel Foundation. A former teacher, Mrs. Bastienne is known for her humility, patriotism, kindness and formidable energy. Ms. Bastienne was previously the Secretary General in the Office of the President and now works in the Office of the Former President.