The Team

Galapagos Shark Diving - Jenny Waack


Jenny Waack, 

Founder Galapagos Shark Diving

Dive Master




Jenny Waack is the founder of Galapagos Shark Diving and has supported the research of 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 founded Galapagos Shark Diving to create a platform to support different research projects in the Galapagos, especially the Galapagos Whale Shark Project with donations and Citizen Science programs.


When she is not involved in diving or research, 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.

Galapagos Shark Diving - Jonathan R. Green

Jonathan R. Green, FRGS  

Tour Leader Galapagos Shark Diving

Director Galapagos Whale Shark Project

Dive Master




Jonathan R. Green is the founder and director of a research project in Galapagos - the Galapagos Whale Shark Project. He will lead your dive adventure in Galapagos. He is a graduate of the University of North London, 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.


Our Mission - Why we love what we do

We love to ...

  • ... to offer a very special diving experience, with one goal: to offer you an unforgettable diving experience and to promote the research and conservation of whale sharks.

  • ... to draw the world's attention to the endangered whale sharks and to provide detailed information on how everyone can help save the gentle giants of the oceans.

  • … tell you and the world about the Galapagos Whale Shark research project. Here you can make a direct positive contribution.

  • … to show you how to become a Citizen Scientist and support research on many shark species.

  • ... the research work and we are happy that you give us the opportunity to spend more time for the project and the protection of whale Sharks.
Give back to nature and marine life!