Having qualified as a PADI instructor in 2018 and as a Conservation Diver instructor in 2019, Alyssa has taught hundreds of students a wide array of SCUBA skills. Due to her Canadian origins, Alyssa long ago found the warm waters of Thailand fascinating and oddly unapologetic. Her research interests include substrate competition in coral reefs, giant clam ecology and sea slug biodiversity monitoring. She has participated in marine science projects in Mauritius and Thailand and is responsible for database management at ATMEC.
Random Fact: Be wary when discussing sea sponges around Alyssa. You have been warned.