Arda is currently a Padi Master Instructor and director of the company. He learnt to dive in Kalkan, Turkey in August 2004 and then completed AOW and rescue at Dosthill in England. The chance to manage the Blue Lagoon for Above & Below dive centre at Womersley in East Yorkshire came about in 2006. Divemaster and instructor training was carried out here. He moved out to Fethiye in March of 2007 to fulfill the dream of dive centre ownership with EDC.
Arda currently oversees the day to day running of the dive centre and boat and is also at the forefront of diver training particularly divemasters and instructor development in conjunction with our course director.
Arda is also an RYA coastal day skipper and qualified 2* CMAS Instructor