André Nóvoa (PhD Royal Holloway, 2014) is a geographer previously trained as a historian and anthropologist. He has been conducting research within the mobility studies field. He was a researcher at Northeastern University, Boston, developing work on public mobility policies and assistant editor of HAU Magazine: Journal of Ethnographic Theory, based at SOAS, London. His work is published in journals such as Mobilities and Environment & Planning. In the Colour of Labour project, he is directly involved with the study of mobilities, addressing the movements of whalers, the journeys of indentured migrants and the conditions of sea life.