Suzy Phipps is a highly awarded PADI Course Director with over 12 years of experience in the dive industry including teaching all levels of training and managing dive centers around the world. Suzy is also a Marine Biologist and heavily involved with a variety of scientific and educational programs. Deefer College of Diving’s exclusive Marine Aware IDC allows Suzy to combine her two main passions: developing PADI Instructors and educating people on environmental and conservation issues. Suzy’s other passions in diving also include cave and rebreather diving, photography and of course the fish life and she is happiest when in Sidemount configuration photographing a nudibranch!
Gary Ward is a PADI Master Instructor, who, since turning professional in 2011, has had the privilege of training hundreds of divers in the Caribbean, Central America and Europe. Gary is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Henley Business College. Gary enjoys challenging diving, particularly on wrecks. He maintains it is all about pushing the envelope, but in a safe and well planned way. Gary is actively involved in the Marine Conservation effort to help to protect the marine environment in Carriacou.
Alex is a keen underwater naturalist and photographer. She has excellent knowledge of all the marine life found in the waters around Carriacou. Born in Austria and raised in England, Alex speaks both English and German fluently, and enjoys teaching in both languages. Alex is often described a born teacher, and loves helping new divers discover a love for the underwater world. With a background in IT, she is the team's computer wizard.