Frank Manders Co-founder and General Director: In this role, Frank oversees all partnerships, relations and drives core strategy efforts related to the organisation's delivery of strategic support across the organisation and participating teams. Expert in sourcing and has successfully set up several other businesses in various fields. One of which, arising from his passion for adventure, was aimed at organising adventurous charity rallies. Jenny Berlo Co-founder and Chief of Staff: Jenny facilitates day-to-day management and administration of the organisation with senior leadership and actively engages the 80 Day Race Board of Directors. The feminine influence in the team, creative and skilled as an all-rounder, focused on deadlines and progression. Hubert Auriol 80 Day Race exclusive representative for France – In charge of marketing (France) and Race Director. Hubert Auriol has a large experience of racing and organization: Three times Paris-Dakar Rally winner and first pilot to win on a bike and with a car, he also has a wide experience managing main events such the Dakar Rally for ten years. Hubert has joined the 80 Day Race to offer his expertise in racing and organisation. Next to that he is involved in the development of sustainable solutions for racing. Tim Biesbrouck Communication Manager: Tim is responsible for the communication towards the general audience through various channels like social media, newsletter, website and press releases. Extensive experience in international motorsport and electric racing. Kevin Augello Shooting Director and guide into the world of documentary filmmaking. An experienced adventure and travel documentary filmmaker, with connections to National Geographic, Discovery Channel and the BBC - He is a keen adventurer himself, as well as a passionate environmentalist. His work has taken him to over a 130 countries, in all seven continents. Running his own production company: New Earth Films. Gil Fallet 80 Day Race Partner and exclusive representative for France. In charge of press relation (France) and event production in the host city of Paris. Gil Fallet is an event producer for nearly 20 years. Specialised in the organisation of well-visited sports events and general public events, he has developed skills that are recognised internationally. Katie Stover Production Manager: Katie works on the production team to create media content for 80 Day Race as it develops. She originally worked for television stations in the United States, such as PBS, but relocated to the Netherlands after graduation for new experiences and perspectives.