Volker Bassen

Volker Bassen

He is a highly trained scuba diving professional with 43 individual specialty courses completed in both PADI and SSI. Originally from Gothenburg, Sweden, Volker has opened 18 scuba diving schools in Kenya since he came in 1990. He’s trained countless Kenyans to become scuba diving professionals, many of them moving on to work all over the world. With over 6000 dives under his belt combined with his passion for marine biology, he has a profound knowledge about all things concerning our marine heritage. He resides in Diani Beach where he established the EAWST in 2005, together with his wife Nimu, in order to create awareness about the whale shark and threats facing them. Through his underwater film production company, Deep Vision Films, he inspires his viewers to become more active in marine conservation. His films have won several awards throughout the years.

 

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