TekDive Speakers


Beatrice Rivoira (Italy)

Beatrice is an Italian marine biologist and addicted scuba diver. She has started at the age of 16 following her brother and father’s footsteps and never stopped since. Her passion for marine life and scuba diving influenced her study path and, in 2011, she completed her university period with a Master’s degree in Marine & Oceanographical biology. Simultaneously she continued with her diving career working for many years in some of the most beautiful islands of the Mediterrean Sea (Isola d’Elba and Sardegna) and on the reefs of Pulau Bangka (Indonesia).

David Strike (Australia)

With a strong background in military, commercial, recreational and technical diving, David Strike has dived extensively around the Asia-Pacific region, has authored several hundred articles about diving, and has organised several world class technical diving events. He is the recipient of the ADEX ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for contributions to Technical Diving, and a Fellow of the Explorers Club of New York.