United Kingdom (1926-2012)
Last updated: April 17, 2017 at 18:34 pm
Founding publisher of DIVER magazine (UK) (originally known as Triton) in 1963; served as the Editor for 12 years before getting certified as a recreational diver through BSAC; co-founder of The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) an organization for the protection of the marine environment and its wildlife; took an active diving role in the excavation of the celebrated Tudor shipwreck Mary Rose; organised many international underwater conferences; introduced the International Festival of Underwater Film in Brighton.
Honours and Awards:
International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2000)
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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.