Lloyd Godson, MS., AQ

Lloyd has 8 years hobby and professional SCUBA Diving experience and has completed both the Australian Diver Accreditation Scheme (ADAS Part 2 Diver) and SSI Master Diver qualifications with Descend Underwater Training Centre. He has also completed a Bachelor of Science (Marine Biology) with Honours Class 1 (Botany) at the University of Queensland. An exchange semester at the University of British Columbia, Canada, provided him with the unique opportunity to obtain practical skills in Oceanographic Methods. These skills have been used to gain experience in a variety of land and sea-based marine research programmes conducted in Australia, Bahamas, Canada, Indonesia, Panama, Thailand and USA.
 
In 2003-2004 Lloyd completed a Graduate Certificate in Antarctic Studies at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. This included a 10 day field course at Scott Base, Antarctica, comprising a mix of analytical projects, interpretative exercises and sessions, Antarctic field training and the experience of living and working in the polar environment. For his Supervised Project in Antarctic Studies, Lloyd produced a set of three interactive DVDs titled, ‘Antarctica Through Their Eyes’, earning him a distinction in the course overall. 
 
Lloyd has also completed the Certificate IV in Business Management with the Murray Hume Business Enterprise Centre and is responsible for the day to day management of the business. He recently won the $50,000 Australian Geographic "Live your dream" wildest adventure competition for his BioSUB project. 

The Biosub project was an international sensation, eventually netting lloyd the Australian Geographic Society's "Adventurer of the Year Award" for 2007.