The MCs

CHARACTERS MC-ING OZTEK PRESENTATIONS AND KEEPING THE PROGRAM ON TRACK ARE:

MCs listed alphabetically by surname:



Terri Allen

TERRI ALLEN

Terri is an active, keen Melbourne diver, having learnt in the early 80s while studying for her Zoology degree at Melbourne University.



Jane Bowman

JANE BOWMAN

Jane is a member of DIVA, the Diving Industry of Victoria Association, (president for six years) and an inducted member of the Women Divers Hall of Fame.



Lesley Hillyer

LESLEY HILLYER

Lesley has been diving regularly for over 25 years, almost entirely on shipwrecks in Australia and overseas. She lives in southern Sydney and is the proprietor of the wetsuit and drysuit repair business, Aquasea Underwater Products.



MICHAEL MENDUNO OZTek Advanced Diving Conference MC

MICHAEL MENDUNO

Michael Menduno, aka “M2,” is an award-winning journalist who has written about diving and diving technology for 30 years. He coined the term “technical diving”. His magazine “aquaCORPS: The Journal for Technical Diving” (1990-1996) helped usher tech diving into mainstream sports diving.



HANNAH SMEETON

HANNAH SMEETON

Originally training to be a teacher through a double degree in Education/Arts and then obtaining a Diploma in Frontline Management, Hannah Smeeton took a change her career path when she caught the diving bug in the 1990s.



RICHARD TAYLOR

RICHARD TAYLOR

Richard Taylor has over 25 years experience in Technical Diving in Australia & New Zealand, starting with the deep wrecks off Sydney in the late 90s, using Nitrox in 1992 and Trimix in 1994.  He was for many years the Regional Director for Technical Diving International (TDI) and Scuba Diving International (SDI) and holds Instructor Trainer ratings with them at multiple levels.



MARK TOZER

MARK TOZER

Mark Tozer is an accomplished diver, businessman and charity founder. He is married and enjoys diving with his teenage son.