Malaysia (1952- )
Last updated: December 3, 2017 at 14:44 pm
Pioneer in recreational diving and dive tourism in Borneo and Sipadan; Tourism Advisor of Malaysia; Managing Director and a founding partner of Borneo Divers & Sea Sports (1989); among the first to build a dive resort on Sipadan Island; first ever PADI Course Director in Malaysia; conservationist; PADI Ambassadiver.
“Clement Lee is the embodiment of the entrepreneurial dive industry pioneer, a staunch conservationist with unrelenting views on the importance of protecting and conserving the region’s unique marine attractions. Clement has had a profound influence on the growth and development of recreational diving and dive tourism in this part of the world.” — Tourism Malaysia (2015)
Honours and Awards:
International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (2011)
DEMA Reaching Out Award (2008)
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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.