Having been involved in diving in Switzerland for more than 15 years, Laurent, Swiss, has for a long time juggled his world as a train driver, dive instructor and agent for dive trips. An occasional guide with Team Abyss since 1999, in 2007 he took the step and moved to the Philippines full time. Laurent is in charge of our operations there and fundamentally oversees all our mariners and guides. Outside of diving, he loves cinema, music, great food and the mountains.
Director in the Philippines, Professional Instructor and Guide with over 5000 dives.
After his studies in advertising communication in Paris, Eric MOURET, French, left for Asia in 1995 for a trip planned for one year. 15 years later Eric is still a "Citizen of the World". During his travels around the globe he unpacked his bags for a period of time in India, Brazil and Bali. It was in Mexico, in 2000, that he discovered scuba diving and became an Instructor in 2003. He then worked in Thailand, the Maldives and the Philippines, where he joined Team Abyss in 2009. When not diving Eric loves both wind surfing and music.
Instructor and professional guide with 2000+ dives.
Having been a lover of the ocean and travel for a long time, Vincent, French, discovered diving in 1998 in his home town of Toulouse in France. After finishing his qualifications he worked in the Mediterranean before going further afield to Spain, Egypt and then Polynesia. He joined Team Abyss in January 2008 and has since put his passion and knowledge at the service of Abyss clients. He now guides at different destinations around the globe for Team Abyss. Outside of diving he is passionate about nature and photography.
Professional Instructor and Guide with over 1000 dives.
Originally from the Island of Cebu, Bruce is one of the longest serving members of the team. He began his career with us as one of our mariners and has trained over the years to become a fantastic guide. With his expert eye and his deep knowledge of the safaris in the Philippines, he is a pleasure to dive with and an exceptional guide.
Professionally qualified guide with over 4000 dives.
With 14 years experience in the Philippines, Christophe, French/Swiss, is the founder and Managing Director of Abyss. Motivated to expand his vision of dive safaris around the world, he is now based in ABYSS head office in Geneva, Switzerland. He continues to work as a guide and is responsible for developing new destinations around the globe. Outside of Team Abyss his interests include snowboarding, music, cinema and nature in general.
Director General, Professional Instructor and Guide with over 4000 dives.
Originally from the Island of Mindanao, Eric Laurel supervises a large number of our safaris in the Philippines. He is the reason of their success due to his great knowledge in the field and his comfort and ease under water. Nowadays he lives in Switzerland to take care of his family and occasionally joins our expeditions as a guide.
Professional dive guide, + 4000 dives