Last updated: April 14, 2017 at 19:35 pm
Engineer; founded the Compagnie maritime d’expertises (COMEX) in 1961; pioneered deep saturation diving using synthetic breathing mixtures; first man to reach 360 m (1,181 ft) on helium mixture.
Honours and Awards:
NOGI Award (Distinguished Service, 2004)
John B. Galletti Memorial Award (CDHOF, 1987)
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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.