Furthermore, we believe that prosperity can only be achieved, by drastically reviewing outdated industry concepts, and creating a new type of professional, and operations.
Ready to tackle the needs of today, and mitigate future impacts on the natural environments we capitalize on.
In an era of climate change impact, corporate takeover of business and ethics.
The International Association of Dive Professionals aims to unite, create a positive impact on the environment and restore balance.
Ultimately aiming for recognition of trade, participation in the decision-making and creating a safe, long term profitable and safe environment for its members, regardless of which sector they are operating in.
Founded in passion, knowledge and experience.
For more than 14 years, we've made it our mission to unite, a fragmented industry, and its workforce.
Founded by Henri Hemmerechts in 2007, we pioneer for an independent, quality driven trade union, an association for like minded professionals, regardless of their positions of employment, or sectors of the professional diving industry.
Aiming to help career professionals, achieving a safe and prosperous life, while pursuing their passions.
Promoting quality, professionalism, and the sharing of knowledge.
The IADP offers group insurances, legal support, benefits, continuing education.
(please note: some services will only be available in 2022, after our first general member election)
YOUR SUPPORT WILL BE PIVOTAL IN 2021
Whilst we will depend heavily on donations, throughout 2021; charity alone is not a long-term solution.
Our team and it's supporting volunteers worldwide seek to create services, and products; that will benefit its workforce, and the industry at large.
Changing the world we live in, the Oceans we work in, will take a lot of help, idealism and financial resources.
Leading by example, we will spearhead many campaigns; with direct actions that need your support.
View our FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGNS
for 2021 and beyond.
THE IADP - DIVE PROFESSIONALS
Please note: For updated numbers and development, please take a look at our NEWS | UPDATES page.
Connections over Facebook,
Linkedin, Twitter, our portals and mailing lists
Aimed at creating services,
products and positive impact
Dedicating online time,
supporting our projects
Your interim Board Of Directors, and staff for 2021
Visionary and driving force (2007)
Founder | Director
Supporter and advisor (2010)
Founder | Legal Counsel
Supporter and visionary (2017)
Founder | R&D
Supporter and advisor (2015)
Supporter and moderator (2017)
Coordinator of our office (2020)
Lara D. Gerdes