GUE Instructor resumé

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Classes I teach:
Discover Diving
Recreational Supervised Diver
Recreational Diver 1 - Nitrox
GUE Fundamentals
Doubles Diver
Drysuit Diver

Richard Spikings

Geneva, Switzerland

+41 (0)79 945 8116
+41 (0)79 945 8116


  • Professor of Geology, University of Geneva, Switzerland


  • PhD Geology

Diving Qualifications

  • GUE Instructor Rec 1, Fundamentals
  • TDI Instructor
  • Instructor trainer and Trimix instructor for the Swiss Association of Professional Diving Instructors
  • Cave diving certified

Diving Experience

  • 2000+ dives
  • 300+ trimix dives
  • 50+ cave dives

Community Involvement

  • Founder and active member of the Geneva Scuba Diving Group: a group for divers who are interested in exploring glacial and high altitude lakes in western Switzerland and nearby regions within France.

Special interests

  • Deep open water diving in glacial lakes.
  • Wreck diving.

Additional languages

  • English
  • French (improving slowly)