Our Dive Crew

Mohd Halimi Abdullah, Owner & Scuba Instructor

PADI STAFF INSTRUCTOR # 481315Halimi
Specialty Instructor (Digital Underwater Photography, Enriched Air Nitrox, Wreck, Night, Fish Identification, Deep, etc.)
Emergency First Response (EFR) Instructor
EFR Care for Children Instructor

Halimi holds a Masters of Science (M.Sc) degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Manitoba, Canada and a Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng Hons) from the University of Warwick, UK and previously worked in the electrical power engineering industry for more than 15 years. Besides his scuba diving instructor qualifications, he is also a professional underwater photographer, qualified ISO 9001 Quality Management System Auditor and a member of the Malaysian Medical Relief Society (MERCY Malaysia) - a non-profit humanitarian aid organization. You can view Halimi's bio here too at Vizify.com.

Halimi's collection of pictures and videos can be found at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/halimi and http://www.vimeo.com/halimi.

Whenever he has the time, Halimi blogs at http://surfaceintervals.blogspot.com. You can connect with Halimi on Twitter @Halimi5150.

Mudzirah Mulim, Manager

MuzieMuzie brings to Ocean Elements her vast experience in the corporate sector, marketing, event management & the Malaysian entertainment industry. She manages our dive shop and organizes both local and international dive trips, coral reef conservation programs and events.

Muzie is currently doing her PADI Divemaster training and happily married to Halimi.

Muzie's collection of videos taken with her GoPro camera can be seen here: http://www.vimeo.com/muzie. Muzie's Twitter is @Muzie_Mulim.

Thomas Tiong, Scuba Instructor

PADI OPEN WATER SCUBA INSTRUCTOR #304328
PADI Specialty Instructor (Enriched Air, Oxygen Administration)Scuba Instructor

Thomas started his PADI Open Water Diver course with Ocean Elements in 2010 and steadily made progress towards his Divemaster certification. He attended the PADI Instructor Development Course (IDC) with Course Director Azman Sulaiman and obtained his Open Water Scuba Instructor certification in March 2012.

Thomas currently works in the logistics and transportation logistics industry. 

Thomas teaches scuba diving in Mandarin, Cantonese as well as English and Malay.

You can connect with Thomas on Twitter: @ttensem

Hafiz Rahman, Scuba Instructor

Hafiz Rahman Scuba Instructor

PADI OPEN WATER SCUBA INSTRUCTOR # 307647
PADI Specialty Instructor (Enriched Air)

Hafiz started diving with Ocean Elements in early 2010 with a couple of friends. However, he alone continued his diving education until he successfully achieved the PADI Divemaster rating and later the PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor (OWSI) certification in April 2013.  

Hafiz currently operates a dive centre called Octo Divers on Perhentian Island.

 

Zahiruddin Zainal, Scuba InstructorZahiruddin Zainal, scuba instructor

PADI OPEN WATER SCUBA INSTRUCTOR #320183
PADI Specialty Instructor (Enriched Air)

Zahir is a Registered Town Planner and owns a Town Planning Consulting Firm. His passion for high-adrenaline sports goes beyond scuba diving as he also indulge in high-velocity motor sports. As a diving instructor, his vision is to share the knowledge and precious moments underwater and to produce good-skilled and safe scuba divers. Zahir is married to Siti Haryani who is also one of our divers.
 

Barry Lavery, Scuba InstructorBarry Lavery, Scuba Instructor

PADI OPEN WATER SCUBA INSTRUCTOR
PADI Specialty Instructor (Enriched Air)

Barry hails from South Africa and currently works as an Engineer with a multi-national corporation involved in providing engineering products, consultancy and services to the Oil and Gas industry. He's married to Dessi Lavery.

Barry is also an avid underwater videographer. His collection of video can be seen here: http://vimeo.com/user7497711   

Dessi Lavery, Scuba InstructorDessi Lavery, Scuba Instructor 

PADI OPEN WATER SCUBA INSTRUCTOR
PADI Specialty Instructor (Enriched Air)

Dessi hails from Bulgaria and currently works in a company that is a world's leader in pharmaceutical research and development and manufacturer of many well known medical brands. She is also a certified yoga instructor.

Dessi is married to Barry Lavery; both of them very passionate about diving and teaching dive courses.   

Jason Teoh, Scuba InstructorJason Teoh, Scuba Instructor

PADI OPEN WATER SCUBA INSTRUCTOR
PADI Specialty Instructor (Enriched Air, Digital Underwater Photography, Oxygen Administration, Search & Recovery, etc.). DAN Diver Medical Technician.

Jason started diving with Ocean Elements in 2009 and obtained his PADI Instructor certification in July 2010. He loves the feeling of peace and tranquility that scuba diving brings him and the opportunity to be one with nature. He wishes to dive with dolphins one day, as do most of us there at Ocean Elements.  


Jorge Arenas, Scuba Instructor

JorgePADI MASTER SCUBA DIVER TRAINER # 258484

Jorge is a native of Madrid, Spain and has been working in Kuala Lumpur for more than five years as a Project Manager for an International IT Consulting company. He was certified a PADI Open Water Diver by Ocean Elements in August 2008 and then steadily continued his diving education with us until his certification as a PADI Divemaster in August 2009 and Open Water Scuba Instructor in September 2009.

Jorge enseña al curso de PADI en español

 

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