The Team


Galapagos Shark Diving - Jenny Waack

 

Jenny Waack, 

Founder Galapagos Shark Diving

Dive Master

 

Email: jennywaack@gmx.de

galapagossharkdiving@gmail.com

galapagoswhalesharkproject@gmail.com

 

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.

Galapagos Shark Diving - Jonathan R. Green

Jonathan R. Green, FRGS  

Co-Founder & Director Galapagos Whale Shark Project

Dive Master

 

Email: jonathangwsp@gmail.com

 galapagoswhalesharkproject@gmail.com

 

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.

 

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!