Born: 25 August 1972
Nationality: Dual NZ/British
Address: 4B Lawrence Street, Havelock, Marlborough 7100, 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:
Vantage Travel: Dec 2021 - ongoing
Aurora Expeditions: Feb 2020 - ongoing
Dive/Snorkel Guide, Naturalist Lecturer & Zodiac Driver
Noble Caledonia: May 2018 - ongoing
Naturalist Lecturer & Zodiac Driver
Albatros Travel: Dec 2017 - ongoing
Zodiac Master, MERT Team Leader & Lecturer
Ponant: July - August 2017:
Naturalist Lecturer & Zodiac Driver
Working on board L'Austral for its maiden season in the Kimberley, Western Australia.
Silversea Cruises Ltd: Oct 2014 - Dec 2017
Dive Master, Naturalist Lecturer & Zodiac Driver
Contracted to oversee all diving operations for the 5 star expedition ship Silver Discoverer, I spent 4-7 months/year cruising, planning and leading dives in the worlds best tropical locations.
Cardrona Alpine Resort: 2005 - 2006
Health & Safety Coordinator
Responsible for the design and implementation of the complete Workplace Safety Management system for the ski resort.
Scuba Steve Wanaka Ltd: 2002 - Current day
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.
Dive HQ Queenstown: 2000 - 2002
Responsible for the initial design and implementation of all business practices.
England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Netherlands, Belgium, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Greenland, Svalbard, Jan Mayen, Canada
Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, Indonesia, Thailand, Taiwan, India, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Timor
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, Northern Mariana Islands
United States, Costa Rica, Panama
Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Argentina, Falkland Islands, South Georgia & Sandwich Islands,
Antarctic Peninsula, South Shetland Islands, Polar Circle
Tanzania, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion, Seychelles
I'm a professional diver with vast experience in teaching, guiding and management roles.
I have a long background in the marine industry, working internationally on many ships, as dockyard maintenance staff and as a master of small vessels.
As a qualified service technician for most scuba equipment brands and having a background in electrical mechanics if I can't fix it, it's time you bought a new one.
I have a passion for photography and videography, my work has been featured in many professional productions.
Experienced in complete office administration, development & management of workplace health & safety systems plus personally able to instruct CPR, first aid and rescue courses.
I enjoy travelling the world in search of wildlife, experiencing different cultures, seeing new places and learning about their history.
I believe my varied background and experience combined with a my constant desire for more knowledge make me a valuable asset.