Our team

Emily Shaw
Emily is a certified freediving instructor, an Australian National Champion freediver, and national record holder. She has also played underwater hockey for the Australian national team and been a finswimming national champion. She has been cultivating a love of the marine environment since she started snorkelling at age 3 and holds a PhD in marine science.

Michael Bates
Michael is an SSI Level 3 freediving instructor and assistant instructor trainer. He is an Australian Champion freediver and has dedicated many years as President of the Australian Freediving Association. He has competed for QLD at the Australian underwater hockey Nationals and holds a PhD in ocean physics.