"SOCIALLY ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE ENTREPRENEURSHIP"
Since his professional debut as a divemaster/captain in 1988 (When diving was dangerous and sex was safe). He has had the privilege to train with some of the best in the industry, from the North Sea to Curacao where he grew up. To finally fall in love with the Red Sea in 1992.
The Red Sea became his mistress, and until this day the Love he has for this tropical basin has not abated.
1993 he was one of 3 full time guides, in the then non developed Egyptian Red Sea, running liveaboards undisturbed to the highlights of the Red Sea. After 4 years full time at Sea, he would start his management career, which would gradually evolve into executive positions. In 1998 he would be scouted and recruited by Scuba Schools International, marking the start of his international career. 4 years later, in 2002 he would start his independent contractor/consulting career with the inception of OCEANROAMERS in the Netherlands.
Under OCEANROAMERS he would travel the world of scuba destinations, working as a project developer, consultant, course director and professional diver. In 2007 he would start his debut as a Socially Environmentally Responsible Entrepreneur, with the creation of the DIVE PROFESSIONALS network, but also working on several marine environmental projects in Egypt and Sudan's Red Sea.
When he is not diving or seascaping, he sails, windsurfs or designs new garments and tools for mariners. He lives in Ain Sokhna (Egypt), where with his dive team and colleagues he currently works on Seascaping, managing the expansion of the IADP network and projects in the Red Sea.
An activist and Ocean Warrior not only at heart, but in deeds.
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