GUE Instructor resumé



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Classes I teach:
Discover Diving
Recreational Supervised Diver
Recreational Diver 1 - Nitrox
Recreational Diver 2 - Triox
Recreational Diver 3 - Trimix
GUE Fundamentals
Doubles Diver
Drysuit Diver
Navigation Primer
Triox Primer
Rescue Primer
DPV Diver 1
Documentation Diver
Gas Blender
Cave Diver 1
Triox Cave Upgrade
Technical Diver 1
Recreational Dive Leader

Ricardo Constantino

Spain
Brazil

+34--695.039.305
ricardo@gue.com
ricardo@entrada.tv
www.ENTRADA.tv
www.SPE.pt



Professional

  • Full time GUE Instructor, 2016 - present
  • Product Manager, Invenco New Zealand, 2015-2016
  • R&D Manager, Petrotec, 2000 – 2015
  • Board Member, Petrotec Payment Systems, 2005 - present
  • Account Manager, EDS, 1996 - 2000
  • Development Engineer, Thomson-CSF (Paris), 1993 - 1996

Education

  • BSc Electronics Engineering, South Africa, 1991
  • MBA International Management, Paris, 1995

Diving Qualifications

  • GUE CCR Diver
  • GUE RB80 Rebreather Diver
  • GUE Tech 2+ Diver
  • GUE Cave 2 Diver
  • GUE DPV2 Diver (cave)
  • GUE Documentation Diver
  • GUE Cave Survey
  • GUE Instructor : Fundamentals, Rec1, Rec2, Rec3, DPV1, Documentation, Cave1, Tech1

Diving Experience

  • 750+ logged dives
  • 250+ mixed gas dives
  • 250+ cave dives
  • 150+ cave dives using stage diving techniques
  • 50+ cave dives using Diver Propulsion Vehicles
  • 85+ hours RB80
  • Cave Passage Explored and Surveyed - +1000m
  • Cave diving experience in Portugal, Spain, France (Lot and Ardèche), Mexico, Florida, Sardinia, Mallorca and Russia.

Community Involvement

  • Founding Member – ENTRADA (www.ENTRADA.tv), a GUE affiliated dive team.
  • Member and officer of SPE, the Portuguese Speleological Society (www.SPE.pt).
  • Project Manager and Exploration Diver for Alviela project (www.Alviela.com).
  • Exploration Diver for Deepreefs Project (www.Deepreefs.com).

Special interests

  • Team and community building
  • Production of Cave Maps
  • Exploration
  • Contributing to Scientific Research and Conservation projects

Publications

  • Speaker at Barcelona Deco Congress, 2016
  • Speaker at Global Diving Conference 2013, Portimão.
  • Speaker at Barcelona-Tek (Barcelona) 2013.
  • Speaker at Lusotek (Portugal) 2011, 2013.
  • Speaker at Exposub (Portugal) 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012.
  • GUE Quest Magazine 16.1, “Sardinia 2014: A GUE Project Focused on Scientific Goals”
  • GUE Quest Magazine 16.1 "Sardinia 2014: A GUE Project Focused on Scientific Goals"
  • GUE Quest Magazine 12.4, "DeepReefs: GUE Divers Serving Marine Science"
  • GUE Quest Magazine 11.2, “GUE Divers Going Dry”
  • GUE Quest Magazine 10.2, “Alviela: A Team-Building Project”
  • GUE Quest Magazine 9.3, “Building a DIR Community”
  • GUE Quest Magazine 9.1, “Caves of Portugal and Spain”
  • Planeta d’Água Magazine, “Grutas de Florida”
  • Planeta d’Agua Magazine, “GUE Tech-1”

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Afrikaans

Additional Info

Halcyon Regulator Service Technician
Skippers License
Can travel for Projects and classes

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- Nikos Kazantzakis