THE PASSIONATE Gentle Giants - Aleksandra Lechwar - Ticket Sales

Name: Aleksandra Lechwar.

Position: Ticket Sales.

Place and date of birth: Poland, 17th February 1998.

Hometown: Jelenia Gora, Poland.

Star sign: Aquarius.

Education: B.Sc. Ecology degree at the University of Edinburgh. Currently looking for a PhD project in cetacean research.

Languages: English, Polish.

Experience: I first visited Húsavík in 2020 when I did marine mammal research internship. During that time, I was involved in local cetacean population monitoring as well as humpback and minke whale photo identification. I conducted my thesis on minke whale habitat preference here in Skjálfandi Bay. Since 2021, I am working with GG and looking into continuing the minke whale population monitoring in Húsavík.

Interests: Mostly whales but also travelling.

Favourite Icelandic food: Yet to discover.

Favourite foreign food: Apple pie.

Favourite band / singer: Little bit of everything.

Football / soccer team: Not interested.

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