Name: Mark Badalan.
Place and date of birth: Riga, Latvia, 27th February 1988.
Hometown: Daugavpils, Latvia.
Star sign: Pisces.
Education: Bachelors Degree of Social and Family Sciences in Polish and Slovakian universities. One year of nursing in Daugavpils medical college. Informal education with Erasmus+ programs. STCW courses; Basic Safety Training and Crowd- and Crisis Management 2018. Self education every day.
Languages: English, Russian, Polish and Latvian.
Experience: Started working at Gentle Giants in 2018. In 2013 I was volunteering all over the Iceland, working in festivals, farms, sport and cultural events. The same year I was taking part in the "Meet us do not eat us" program, collecting signatures for stopping whale hunting in Iceland. Know a lot about Iceland, about Nordic Gods and hidden people.
Interests: Travel journalism, traveling, martial arts using different kinds of weapons, philosophy, literature, religions, green planet.
Favourite Icelandic food: Skyr.
Favourite foreign food: Grandmothers' pancakes.
Favourite band / singer: Mozart, Chopin and AC/DC.
Football / soccer team: Any team in which my brother is playing.