Ian Lockwood

30years in the industry

Ian Lockwood

Managing Director

Ian is at the helm of Allways Dive Expeditions with more than 30 years experience. He joined the team in the retail travel area in 1989 and quickly moved to the dive department, learning the business from the ground up. Since then he has been travelling to all corners of the earth to find the very best diving destinations for his customers. He particularly enjoys diving with schooling pelagics and learning the history of World War II wrecks.

Ian regularly escorts groups to different diving destinations and has dived all over the South Pacific and Asia. He has also travelled extensively to South America, Europe, New Zealand and the USA.

Contact Ian on ian@allwaysdive.com.au

11years in the industry

Abbigail Grier

Travel Administrator

Abbigail joined Allways Dive Expeditions in 2008 and is the backbone of our team. Whether it’s producing a flyer for a dive shop or ensuring that the hotels are paid on time, Abbigail is the go-to girl.

She is well-recognised in the dive industry due to her extensive travels around Australia to visit dive shops and trade shows and for her bright and friendly attitude. Abbigail’s favourite travel destinations are Palau, Egypt and the Pacific Harbour region of Fiji.

Contact Abbigail on abbigail@allwaysdive.com.au

1 year in the industry

Pearce Blue

Dive Travel Specialist

With a psychology/marketing degree and some time under his belt as a dive guide in Byron Bay Pearce joined the team in mid ’19. It took a while, but he finally escaped the corporate rat race to settle into a career in dive travel; a job he’s been itching to get into since first learning to dive at 17.

Diving has always been a Passion & Hobby for Pearce with his diving and travel extending across Europe, The USA and Asia. His favourite dive experience to date is Cancun Mexico where he completed his Advanced open water certification with caves and sharks and saw his first Halocline.

Bucket list:

Well like most of us Galapagos and Palau are up there but first and foremost he can’t wait to get into some more technical cave diving.

Contact Pearce on sales@allwaysdive.com.au

10 years in the industry

Glen Outhred

Dive Travel Specialist

Glen rejoins the Allways Dive team after a three year sabbatical. Glen has a wealth of dive knowledge under his belt and started diving at the age of 14 when he first pulled on fins to gain his Junior Open Water certification. He has completed a Diploma of Tourism and has also been a dive instructor.

Glen’s love of diving and a passion for travel has taken him around the globe to experience destinations including the Coral Sea, Fiji, Mexico, Philippines and the Red Sea.

With his solid experience managing groups and individuals in dive travel, Glen is looking forward to receiving your travel enquiries.

Contact Glen on res@allwaysdive.com.au

15 years in the industry

Jess Chrimes

Dive Travel Specialist

After taking some time away from Allways to start a family, Jess is excited to return to a job she loves so much. Jess has had an extensive career within the travel industry, eventually finding her niche when she landed in dive travel. Jess became an open water diver 14 years ago, and went on to become an advanced diver, completing this certificate on the wreck SS President Coolidge in Santo, Vanuatu.

Jess has travelled extensively, and the dive destinations she has ticked off her list include Fiji, Vanuatu (several times!), Tonga, Papua New Guinea, the Phillippines, Solomon Islands and New Caledonia. While diving among humpback whales in Tonga is her most memorable moment so far, the top of her bucket list is to complete a dive in Antarctica!

Contact Jess on travel@allwaysdive.com.au

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