Last updated: April 22, 2017 at 18:20 pm
Decorated naval officer and commando with the Decima Flottiglia MAS during WWII; pioneer of underwater warfare; pioneer of the Italian diving industry; trained fire fighters to work underwater; designer of diving equipment for Cressi Sub; founded Technisub in 1962; founding member and first vice-president of CMAS.
Honours and Awards:
Gold Medal for Military Valour (Italy)
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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.