Get to Know Your PADI Regional Managers

Although most of you talk regularly with your PADI Regional Manager, have you ever wanted to know more about them? We asked each of our PADI Regional Managers to answer some questions to help you get to know them a little better.

Chris Hailey – NZ & Fiji

Name: Chris Hailey

Region: New Zealand & Fiji – Region 22

OW Cert Location: Phuket

Number of Years Working in the Dive Industry: 8 years

Bucket List Dive Site: Galapagos and Socorro

Highest PADI Rating: Dive Against Debris Instructor Trainer

What do you love most about diving?: The beauty of a special place that few people have seen and then sharing that beauty with the world through photos and video.

Hans Ullrich – NT, QLD, PNG & Pacific Islands

Name: Hans Ullrich

Region: QLD, NT, PNG, Pacific Islands & French Polynesia – Region 23

OW Cert Location: Aruba

Number of Years Working in the Dive Industry: 29 years

Bucket List Dive Site: Freediving with Great Whites

Highest PADI Rating: Course Director

What do you love most about diving?: Your interaction with nature and the marine wildlife.

Damian Jones – NSW, ACT, VIC, SA, WA & TAS

Damian Jones - PADI Regional Manager

Name: Damian Jones

Region: NSW, ACT, VIC, SA, WA & TAS – Region 24

OW Cert Location: Melbourne, Victoria

Number of Years Working in the Dive Industry: 18 years

Bucket List Dive Site: Sardine Run, South Africa.

Highest PADI Rating: Course Director / Examiner

What do you love most about diving?: Seeing the big fish

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