Born: 25 August 1972
Nationality: Dual NZ/British
Address: 8 Ash Avenue, Albert Town, Otago 9305, New Zealand
Mobile: +64 27 217 6150
Australian Diver Acreditation Scheme - ADAS
New Zealand Underwater Assosciation - NZUA
Dive Equipment Service Technician
Apeks, Apollo, Aqualung, Aquatec, Atlantis, Atomic, Cressi, Dacor, Dive Rite, Genesis, Mares, Oceanic, SeaQuest, ScubaPro, Sherwood, US Divers
NZ Ministry of Justice
Certificate of Approval for work in the security industry as:
Albatros Travel: 2017 - Current
Zodiac/Equipment Master, Naturalist Lecturer & Zodiac Driver
Primary Task: Supervising Adventure Team equipment
Ponant: 2017 - Current
Naturalist Lecturer & Zodiac Driver
Working on board L'Austral for its maiden season in the Kimberley, Western Australia.
Silversea Cruises Ltd: 2014 - Current
Dive Master, Naturalist Lecturer & Zodiac Driver
Contracted to oversee all diving operations for the 5 star expedition ship Silver Discoverer, I spend 4-7 months/year cruising, planning and leading dives in the worlds best tropical locations.
Scuba Steve Wanaka Ltd: 2002 - Current
Over 12 years I grew the business from start up to become the largest and most professional dive training and retail facility in the region. Nowadays the training has taken a backseat as the business focuses on other activities but most services are still available on request.
Cardrona Alpine Resort: 2005 - 2006
Health & Safety Coordinator
Responsible for design and implementation of the complete Workplace Safety Management system for the ski resort.
Dive HQ Queenstown: 2000 - 2002
Responsible for the initial design and implementation of all business practices. Achievements:
England, Scotland, Wales, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Netherlands, Belgium
Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, Indonesia, Thailand, Taiwan, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Timor Leste
Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Tokelau, Nuie, Tonga, Samoa, American Samoa, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Marshall Islands, Cook Islands, Wallis & Futuna, Tuvalu, Norfolk Island
Tanzania, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion, Seychelles
I'm a professional diver with 16 years experience in teaching divers and managing dive stores in Queenstown & Wanaka, NZ.
I've also spent several months working as a dive instructor, skipper or commercial diver in South Australia/Queensland and regularly lead international dive expeditions.
A qualified service technician for most scuba equipment brands if I can't fix it, it's time you bought a new one.
I believe my varied background and experience combined with a my constant desire for more knowledge make me a valuable asset.