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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
Rescue Primer
Navigation Primer
Triox Primer
DPV Diver 1
Scientific Diver
Gas Blender
Recreational Dive Leader
Recreational Instructor Assistant


  • Invited Professor at the University of the Algarve for Scientific Diving
  • Researcher at the Centre for Marine Sciences (CCMAR) - Habitat restoration
  • Manager and DSO at the Scientific Diving Center of CCMAR


  • Doctoral Degree (PhD) at the University of the Algarve in Marine Biology and Conservation

Diving Qualifications

  • GUE Instructor Trainer (Fundies, Rec1, Scientific Diver)
  • GUE examiner (Scientific Diver)
  • GUE Technical diver
  • Fundamentals Instructor
  • REC 1 - Nitrox Instructor
  • REC 2 - Instructor
  • REC 3 - Trimix Instructor
  • Scientific Diving Instructor
  • GUE DPV instructor
  • GUE Gas Blender Instructor
  • CPR & First AID Instructor
  • PSCR diver

Diving Experience

  • 20+ years diving experience
  • 1500+ mixed gas dives
  • 700+ scientific dives

Community Involvement

  • Co-founder and diver for Deep Reefs Project (
  • Researcher and Diver on the Global Sub Expedition to implement Project Base Line in the Azores, South Portugal and South France
  • Scientific support for Project Base Line Portugal

Special interests

  • Scientific Diving
  • Research and Conservation
  • Habitat mapping and restoration


  • GUE Quest Magazine 12.4, "DeepReefs: GUE Divers Serving Marine Science"
  • Planeta d’Água Magazine, “Diving at the Azores”


  • Portuguese -Fluente
  • English - Fluente
  • Spanish - Fluente
  • French - Understands, speaks

Additional Info

GUE Instructor since April 2012
40+ classes (200 + students) on GUE Curriculums
Scientific Diver class developer