Founder Galapagos Shark Diving
Jenny Waack is the founder of Galapagos Shark Diving and has supported the Galapagos Whale Shark Project for several years. She was born in Germany and studied Business Administration.
She graduated as Certified International Investment Analyst and worked for many years in Investment & Retail Banking in Germany. Her passion has always been travelling, diving and discovering the world. On her travels she fell in love with whale sharks, the Galapagos Islands and the marine environment and dedicated her life to protecting these gentle giants and the oceans. She supports the Galapagos Whale Shark Project in media and communication as well as in field diving research.
When she is not involved in the project, she works on an expedition ship in remote polar regions and continues to work in the financial sector in Germany.
She is fluent in German and English and has a good knowledge of Spanish. She lives in Ecuador and enjoys diving, hiking, yoga, skiing and all kinds of outdoor activities.
Jonathan R. Green, FRGS
Co-Founder & Director Galapagos Whale Shark Project
Jonathan R. Green is the founder and director of the Galapagos Whale Shark Project. A graduate of the University of North London, he has been working on the
Galapagos Islands for nearly three decades and has made several thousand dives in the surrounding waters. His early fascination with whale sharks led to the creation of the Galapagos Whale Shark
Project to better understand the relevance of the Galapagos Islands in their life cycle.
He is an elected member of the Royal Geographical Society of London and, when not on the Galapagos, works on expedition ships in the polar regions. He also teaches photography workshops in locations around the world and has received several international awards.
He is fluent in English, Spanish and French and has a basic knowledge of German.
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