Our Team Members

SPD proudly presents

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Dr. Leon du Plessis MSc PhD

CEO / IDC Staff Instructor

Leon has been diving for 35 years and instructing for 10 years. His favorite diving site is the shark dive at Aliwal Shoal, South Africa.

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Pierre Brits

Course Director

Pierre has been diving for 30 Years and instructing for 20 years. His favorite dive sites are Manta Reef, Mozambique and Flat Rock, Stradbroke Island

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Kody Warita

Instructor

Kody has been diving since 1990 and has been instructing for 2 years. His favorite dive site is the Great Barrier Reef

Hiroki Saito

Instructor

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Fiona Woodward

CFO

Fiona is a passionate environmentalist with a great concern for the future of the oceans.

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Trevor Smith

Course Director/TecRec and EFR Instructor Trainer

Trevor has 30 years dive experience all throughout Australia and the South Pacific. He has no one favorite dive site, just a huge passion and "love for rust"

Ikumi Nomura

Instructor

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Hayato Suwada

Course Director/Skipper

Hayoto has been instructing for 32 years and has been a Course Director for 20 years.

Take Hayasaka

Master Instructor/Skipper

Take has been with the company for more than 25 years

Mizuho Eijima

Instructor