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Operations Director / Instructor
Oliver is the dive centre manager at Pure Ocean Samoa and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the dive centre, as well as conducting all PADI course. he strives to make sure all guests have an amazing, memorable experience during their time in Samoa
Name: Oliver Sandford
Position: Operations Director / Instructor
Fun Fact: Once cut himself on a frying pan.
About: Originating from England, Oliver began his diving career in 2005 in Egypt and since then he has travelled the world teaching scuba in some of the most exotic places such as the Maldives, the Great Barrier Reef, Honduras, and Zanzibar. Before joining the Pure Ocean team he worked as a HUET safety Diver in Scotland, where he trained people in underwater helicopter escape. Now, apart from enjoying the South Pacific sunsets, he enjoys taking people on the PADI Discover Scuba Dive program to experience the underwater realm for the first time at sites like Fish Bowl where they can truly experience the majesty of scuba diving.