Mikko Paasi


Mikko has been the owner of the first dive center on Koh Tao, Thailand, Koh Tao Divers, for the last 18 years. He has expanded his diving business to Malta, Europe and works in both places seasonally as a CCR Technical diving instructor and organising technical expeditions. In the last 10 years, he has been mapping World War II deep sea wrecks around the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia waters and exploring new over head environments. Over the years he has found dozens of Japanese war ships and other vessels lost in seas, run tech liveaboards and trained people to tech dive and find wrecks. Mikko is currently a member of Suratthani rescue and was one of the key rescue divers on the Thai Cave Rescue operation.