EXPERIENCES :

Since 1977 • PROFESSIONAL DIVER

Has completed more than 9,000 marine dives, some in very difficult conditions: high winds, waves and current, night diving, deep water diving, cold water diving, reduced visibility and reduced space diving (caverns, wreckage). Specialized in emergency first-aid, training, equipment repair, recovery, deep water diving, underwater photography and filmmaking. Scientific data collection for different species (lobster, mussel, scallop, sand Eel, Stimpston clam, oyster, Northern moonsnail).

From 1980 to 1989

• President and Director of the Magdalen Islands Diving Center (Centre de Plongée des Iles-de-la-Madeleine inc.)
• Diving School and store.

Since 1986

• Diving instructor, having performed more than 600 trainings.
• Chief of staff and diving operations for many marine research projects.

Underwater cameraman for television and film producers such as: SRC, CBC, ONF, CTV, Discovery, PBS, NHK, TBS, ABC East, TV Tokyo, TF1, France 2, FR 3, National Geographic, Max Film, l’équipe Cousteau, Espace vert, Productions Vic Pelletier, Gédéon, Glacialis,Galatee etc. Cold water and sub-ice Diving team leader in Quebec and in the Arctic for filmmaking and marine photography. Diving guide for English, French, Italian, German, American and Japanese divers. Diving Guide for the American Army – recuperation of dangerous military material from the 2nd world war. Diving team leader for Éric Charrier, record setting freediver.