ADEX AMBASSADORS

AMBASSADOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY


AaronWongAARON WONG (SINGAPORE)
Aaron Wong is one of the most published and recognised underwater photographers in Asia. With over a decade of field experience, Aaron’s images and his trademark lighting technique have won him international acclaim. Aaron has also created the campaign, SINGAPORE WITHOUT FINS, to achieve a ban on the consumption of shark fin in Singapore. Together with Asian Diver magazine and Asia Dive Expo (ADEX), the campaign aims to collect self-portraits of people covering their mouths through social media and consolidate them into a “petition of faces”.

AMBASSADOR OF VIDEOGRAPHY


EunjaeIm

EUNJAE IM (SOUTH KOREA)
EunJae Im is an underwater photographer and videographer. He is the director and DoP at Underwater Imaging Productions (uwimage.kr), and the founder of Underwater.kr, the online community for underwater photographer & videographer in Korea. EunJae had worked on a number of broadcast & advertising productions including the National Geographic, Canon USA, Samsung, Korean Air, KBS, MBC and his award winning films and images also appear frequently in international/domestic venue, magazines and books.

AMBASSADOR FOR COMPACT CAMERAS


TimHoTIM HO (MALAYSIA)
Tim Ho left the city in 2009 to become a full-time dive instructor, but today he sees himself as just a “full-time diver”. When he’s not teaching dive courses, he works as a videographer on a liveaboard as well as contributes photos and articles to various magazines. He also organises specialised “dive and shoot” trips for people who want to do two-hour-long dives with the best guides and spotters available. Over the years, Tim’s adventures have seen him based across Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, but he is currently spending his time in the Philippines.

AMBASSADOR OF TEKDIVING


DavidStrikeDAVID STRIKE (AUSTRALIA)
With a strong background in military, commercial, recreational and technical diving, David Strike authored several hundred articles about diving, is the recipient of the ADEX ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for contributions to Technical Diving, a Fellow of the Explorers Club of New York, and co-organiser of the biennial OZTeK Technical Diving Conference.

AMBASSADOR FOR MERMAIDS


HidyYuHIDY YU (HONG KONG)
Hidy started modeling at a young age of 18 and was the 2011 Miss Scuba International Ambassador. She is a dive instructor qualified by NAUI (National Association of Underwater Instructors) and also the Naui Worldwide Ambassador. Hidy has participated 3 action movies[Kick Ass Girls, 紅毛道士, Special Female Force (in production). Her hobbies include Ultra Trail, Boxing, Running, Hiking, Yoga, Traveling, Eating, Movies and Diving!

AMBASSADOR OF FREEDIVING


DadaLiDADA LI (CHINA)
Dada Li, humbly is the first Chinese female PADI Master Freediver Instructor and AIDA international freediving instructor and Judge. Single handedly created the first professional underwater performance team composed of freedivers only. For her commitments and contributions towards her work well done, she was interviewed by Reuters, China Central Television, Guangdong TV, Jiangsu TV and other well-known Medias as well.

AMBASSADOR FOR SEAHORSES


DaveHarastiDAVE HARASTI (AUSTRALIA)
Dr Dave Harasti is a Research Scientist for Fisheries NSW in Australia who specialises in threatened species (sharks, seahorses and turtles) and marine protected areas research. His doctorate study was on the biology, ecology and conservation of seahorses and he is one of the world experts in seahorses.

AMBASSADOR FOR DOLPHINS


AGSanoA.G. SANO (PHILIPPINES)
A.G. Saño is a professional photographer whose works have appeared in different international and local media. He is a conservationist who has been involved in whale and dolphin research for the past 14 years. He has also done assignments on sea turtles, dugong habitats, sharks and other environmental work with reputable NGO’s and institutions such as WWF, Greenpeace, RARE, Conservation International, Silliman University, LAMAVE, PFEC, among others. He is a co founder of Balyena.org, a non profit group undertaking marine mammal conservation efforts in the country.

AMBASSADOR FOR CORAL REEFS


AnuarAbdullahANUAR ABDULLAH (MALAYSIA)
Anuar Abdullah is a self-taught artist who has worked on underwater subjects in his illustrations. His drive in art is initiated for the purpose of instilling awareness for conservation of the coral reefs and marine habitats. He started out as a scuba diver in 1985. The obsession with coral reefs led to him writing several research papers on coral rehabilitation, especially those pertaining to breeding corals in their natural environments. He has also written a textbook on coral propagation using techniques and methodology he created. Anuar now runs coral propagation programs around Malaysia.

OCEAN AMBASSADOR 2015 - 2016


SharonKwokSHARON KWOK (HONG KONG)
Former Hong Kong actress of the big screen and currently the Executive Director of AquaMeridian and Director at WildAid and Mission Blue, Sharon’s love affair with the ocean and its inhabitants began during her youth

OCEAN AMBASSADOR 2014 - 2015


NadineChandrawinataNADINE CHANDRAWINATA (INDONESIA)
Miss Indonesia Universe in 2005 and a delegate representing Indonesia in the 2006 Miss Universe Pageant

OCEAN AMBASSADOR 2013 - 2014


NuralizaOsmanNURALIZA OSMAN (SINGAPORE)
Lawyer at Shell Eastern Petroleum Pte Ltd. Former Miss Singapore Universe.

OCEAN AMBASSADOR 2012 - 2013


SarahHishanSARAH HISHAN (MALAYSIA)
International Human Rights Lawyer

OCEAN AMBASSADOR 2011 - 2012


DeniseKellerDENISE KELLER (SINGAPORE)
Model & Former VJ

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ADEX 2017

April 7 - 9
Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Halls 401 – 404

Opening Hours

Friday, 7 April: 10am - 8pm
Saturday, 8 Apil: 10am - 7pm
Sunday, 9 April: 10am - 7pm

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