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
Rescue Primer
Triox Primer
DPV Diver 1
Gas Blender
Technical Diver 1

Francesco Cameli

United States



  • GUE Instructor
  • DAN Instructor
  • Award Winning Recording Engineer
  • Professional Musician


  • Studied Electric Bass at Berklee College Of Music

Diving Qualifications

  • GUE Instructor recreational and technical
  • GUE CCR Diver
  • GUE CCR Diver 2
  • GUE Technical Diver 2+
  • GUE Technical Diver 1
  • GUE Cave Sidemount
  • GUE Cave CCR
  • GUE Cave Diver 2
  • GUE Cave Diver 1
  • GUE Cave DPV
  • GUE Gas Blender
  • Padi Divemaster
  • Naui Instructor

Diving Experience

  • 2000+ Dives
  • Cave, Wreck, Technical and Recreational
  • I've been teaching for GUE since 2019

Community Involvement

  • Active member of GUE Community in the USA and Italy
  • Video presenter of GUE tips and tricks
  • Leading Edge Workshop
  • Map The Gulf cave project 2022
  • Map The Gulf cave project 2023
  • Reef Alert Network Volunteer 2022
  • Reef Alert Network Volunteer 2023
  • Leading Edge Workshop 2022
  • Leading Edge Workshop 2023
  • Ghost Diving
  • Published in “In Depth”
  • Creator of a GUE Premium dive Center.

Special interests

  • Sharks
  • Underwater Photography
  • Gas Blending
  • DPV Diving
  • Cave Diving
  • Technical Diving
  • Photogrammetry
  • Making Records
  • Boating


  • In Depth
  • GUE TV
  • GUE Youtube

Languages I teach classes in

  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Additional languages

  • English
  • Italian
  • French
  • Spanish

Additional Info

Francesco is Italian but was born in Nice and grew up between London and his hometown of Genova. He speaks 4 languages and currently resides in Los Angeles California. Francesco spent his childhood summers freediving in Portofino where he developed his love of the sea. The work of Jacques Cousteau and Luc Besson’s film The Big Blue were responsible for his desire to become a marine biologist. As things would turn out however he followed a career in music where he has become a successful recording engineer and owner of 2 world class recording studios. Once he tried scuba Francesco was hooked from his first dive. He is now an avid tech and cave diver as well as a budding underwater photographer. As a GUE instructor, Francesco’s passion for diving and the ocean is infectious. He currently teaches the recreational and fundamental curriculum as well as technical diver 1 in various countries including the USA, Italy and Mexico. In 2020 he conceived designed and build a GUE premium dive center and has taken part in projects including: Reef Alert Network (Portofino Italy), Leading Edge Workshop (Canada), Project Baseline (Orange County USA), Ghost Fishing (Los Angeles USA), and Map the Gulf (Sardinia Italy). He has contributed to TV show Expedition unknown as an exploration tech diver, camera man and, 3D Photogrammetry diver.