Ian France is one of the UK’s top and most respected, technical diving Instructor Trainers (IANTD UK) with thousands of hours underground. Ian specializes in Advanced Cave and Mine diving; but has also been involved in nautical archaeology, commercial diving operations, safety and support diving, scientific diving and TV diving documentaries for the BBC.
Ian provides OC & CCR Cave, Mine and Technical diver training at diver and instructor level throughout the world, and when not teaching –is a very active diver, exploring caves, mines, and the ocean. Ian has been responsible for exploring, and mapping, virgin cave and un-dived mines.
A member of the Nordic Explorers, the British Cave Diving Group, a founding member of the UK Mine/Cave Diving & Exploration Group , and a regular instructor, and speaker, at Tekcamp, Cave Camp, and BalticTech.