Managers, Instructors and Guides...

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SSI Instructor Trainer

Marco Faccio

ENG – ITA – POR -FRA

Born in 1980, is a project manager and web designer.In 2004, during an exotic holiday in Tunisia, he experienced his first underwater breathe and immediately got hooked. Since then, he decided to orient his professional career on scuba diving, becoming a Padi Divemaster in 2008, a Master Scuba Diver Trainer in 2010 and a Dive Base Manager in 2013. He is also an enthusiastic underwater photographer: almost all the pictures you can spot in this website are his work.

SSI Assistant Instructor

Rémi Andris

FRA – ENG

Born in France in 1989, having a passion for travel I hit the road as soon as graduating from University. I spent 3 years travelling through Asia, Oceania and the Middle East where I started diving in the Red Sea at the end of 2016. It was there that I discovered my love for diving and started to think to pursue it as a career instead of sitting behind a desk doing marketing and the other things I studied for.

SSI Instructor

Pedro Herrador

SPA – ENG – GER

Marine Biologist and SSI Instructor since 2017, I discovered my passion for scuba diving while studying my bachelor in Biology, and I did my Dive Master Trainee here in Azul Diving in 2015. I also work as a whale- watching guide in Iceland when I’m not underwater.  I love traveling and living abroad, sports, photography and, of course, nature. Fluent in both Spanish and English, and able to communicate in German.

Divemaster

Josephine Aussage

FRA – ENG – POR – SPA

Born in France in 1994, I grew up in the Basque Country fascinated by the ocean. Through international exchanges, I spend the last 4 years travelling, studying, and specializing in marine biology. After a 6 months internship in Costa Rica working for the sea turtle protection, I finally understood that my place was in the field in direct contact with animals. I did the first step in diving during my bachelor (open diving course) but it’s during my master that I took a step forward by passing my GUE fundamentals certificate and starting scientific diving.

It’s in the last year at the end of my master that I have met the Azul diving team and I decided to follow them for a new adventure and specialize furthermore in the fieldwork. 

Divemaster

James o Grady

ENG

Born in 1999. Growing up on Clare Island a small island off the west coast of Ireland I developed a love and passion for the the ocean  I’ve done my open water course in 2015 and knew after school I wanted to travel and pursue diving as a career since then I’ve done my emergency first responder my rescue diver and my advanced open water in 2019 looking forward to my new adventure meeting new people and working at Azul dive center.

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