Marine biologist specialising in polar regions. Sailor, Dive Master PADI
Participant of numerous research voyages on Polish, Norwegian, and American vessels, also as chief scientist of Arctic expeditions aboard s/y Oceania, the research vessel of the Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Member of many land-based polar expeditions, including the 2010/2011 three-month Antarctic research expedition (Henryk Arctowski Polish Antarctic Station).
Freediving remains his chief method of sample collection. Spent a total of over three years in polar areas, the Arctic and the Antarctic alike. Logged approximately 300 dives in both regions.
Sailed aboard s/y Katharsis II twice, both cruises in tropical regions. The planned circumnavigation of Antarctica will be Piotr’s first polar voyage on the yacht.