Zeynep is currently a Padi IDC staff instructor and director of the company. She spent 25 years working as a laboratory technician in an East Yorkshire secondary school and evening work in a local public house where she met Arda and they have been married for 8 years. Zeynep has twin daughters and 2 grandchildren.
After Arda decided to learn to dive in 2004, Zeynep thought it would be a good idea to have a go as well. All her recreational scuba courses were carried out with Above & Below in Hull with the diving taking in exotic places such as Capernwray, Stoney Cove & The Blue Lagoon.
Zeynep completed her instructor level courses with EDC in 2007/8 and is currently overseeing the sales operation of the company.