Chew Poh Chang

Position: Foundational, Tech, Cave Instructor and IT
Chew Poh Chang has been diving since 1991. His passion for diving sees him progress from a recreational diver to Instructor and Course Director with NAUI/IANTD/DAN/UTD. Poh Chang has been teaching for more than 20 years and has trained recreational divers, technical divers, instructors, instructor trainers and course directors. His key focus is to provide safe and quality training, actively promoting UTD and Hogarthian philosophies and encourages divers to be a “thinking diver”. His diving and experience has been mainly:
1) South China Karst Plain Project SCKPP project lead
2) Asia Extreme ICE Diving Project AEIDP Deep wrecks in South China Sea
3) Asia Pacific Shipwreck Expedition Project APSEP
4) 360 Mapping of Mexico Caves lead member
In his leisure time, another newly developed passion is to cruise through the wrecks with his underwater scooter and documenting the wonders of underwater with his video camera.
Diving Qualification
UTD Tech/Cave/Wreck Instructor Trainer #18
NAUI Course Director and Technical Instructor NAUI First aid/CPR/AED/Oxygen Instructor
NAUI DPV Instructor (Dive-X DPV)
IANTD Technical Instructor IANTD Trimix and Meg RB Diver
DAN Oxygen Instructor
Diving Interests
Poh Chang is an avid underwater photographer and 360 video pioneer. When he is not teaching, you will see him in the water with his 360 camera taking photographs and videos for his gallery. He is particularly attracted to caves and wrecks as they give him a sense of mystery. Now he enjoys traveling and sharing UTD skills and knowledge to anyone around the world.
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