Mr. Lipke is head of development for our European real estate development company, HWL Surf, S.A. Mr. Lipke is an elite surfer, entrepreneur, and environmentalist. He is one of Portugal’s most accomplished surfers, having earned a multitude of top accolades, becoming WSL European Open Champion and joining the WSL World Tour, which only a handful of Europeans have achieved. Apart from his surf career, he is a successful entrepreneur in a variety of industries, which include sustainable coffee, consumer goods, and social media. He is currently completing a 3-year-long trip where he documents his surfing adventures in remote places not known for surfing, such as Greece, Sweden, and Norway. Mr. Lipke is at the forefront of the global sustainability community, with speaker appearances at various events associated with start-ups, innovation hubs, and projects for ocean protection.