Devrim, "Dev" has been with the NHRCP since the beginning together with Chad and is dedicated to the preservation of Koh Tao's marine ecosystems.
Devrim is the lead conservation instructor, manager of our New Heaven Dive School and an AYP teacher and avid yoga practitioner and freediving instructor.
p'Kaen is the owner of New Heaven Dive School, local community coordinator, board member of Save Koh Tao, restaurant owner of Koppee Espresso Bar and Restaurant, a talented chef and creator of delicious bread, cakes and treats.
She has been a founding member of all conservation activities on Koh Tao both land and marine tying local Thai and expat community together.
She always bring with her a wonderfule smile, energy and enthusiasm.
Ran has worked as a dive instructor for over 20 years in Thailand. He is also a videographer who has worked in the Thai film industry. He has worked as a stunt man.
His interest in marine conservation is building artificial reefs and sharing his knowledge to the Thai community.
Ran is assistant conservation diver instructor.
This dynamic duo is half thai and half english.
Kirsty Magson is a marine biologist and our resident Shark and Turtle expert. She is the founder of Thai Whale Sharks and has a love for the Blue Ringed Octopus. She is our community liason and manages our sea turtle headstart program.
Pocky is a Koh Tao furball and if she is around its a safe bet that Kirsty isnt too far away. She enjoys long walks on the beach and belly rubs during lectures.
From top left:
Captain lung'Sai and Papa George
Captain Plean and King Kong 3
Soe, our go to guy for anything needing fixing
Lin boat boy extra ordinaire, always bringing a smile to everyone
O always watching out for our divers and helping out
Dive school cats, the eat and sleep, used to chase rats but to lazy now, we call them Crazy and Hate People, they are a bit shy.