Felix Abdou Bin Julien, aka Pouli was born in Maintirano. Before joining Blue Ventures in April 2015 he worked for a geosysteme project in Agriculture and Environment in rural areas. He studied at the Institute of Languages and Civilisations, Department of Sociology at the University of Mahajanga and at the moment is also studying Law at the CNTEMAD Maintirano. He enjoys his job because he wanted to conserve and protect marine resources for a long time. Pouli especially likes that his job involves working with and supporting communities to enhance their everyday life and sees community managed Marine Protected Areas as the only solution for helping coastal communities.