Head Dive Officer
Louis, a PADI Speciality instructor, joined the team as our Head Dive Officer at the end of 2016. He is responsible for all of our diving operations and training. Before joining us he previously worked as a scientific diver and animal trainer in an aquarium in Quebec, and spent the previous 5 years travelling the world as a Divemaster. Louis is also a qualified marine biologist, having gained his bachelor’s degree at Laval University, Quebec City in 2011.
Manjo is a local from the village of Ifaty and lives with his family just opposite the Reef Doctor camp. He has been with the team since 2009 and, alongside the dive officer, is in charge of the projects boats, and engine operations and maintenance. His exceptional knowledge of the ocean and the Bay of Ranobe ensures the safety of all diving operations.
Bostata is also from the village of Ifaty and joined us in 2015 as a second boat captain. He captains all of our science and dive training boat trips.