Meet the Team

Clare Dutton

Company Director
Course Director and Powerboat Instructor


Clare began Duttons Divers at just 19 years old, and became the worlds youngest PADI Course Director at 21.

Since then she has taught over 2000 people to dive and still conducts all sessions from try dives all the way through to IDCs for instructors.

Clare has been involved in a number of commercial projects such as the filming for numerous TV shows, movies such as King Arthur, Tarzan and Pikachu.

Clare is also one of the RYA Powerboat instructors and skippers.

Also co-owning Scuba Escape which you may of seen on the likes of BBC The One Show.

Jean Dutton

Company Director
Powerboat Instructor and Skipper


Jean joined forces with Clare on the uptake of Vivian Dive Centre and has been involved in the running of the centre since then.

Jean is the main skipper for Little Viv for our boat trips out, and is also one of the RYA Powerboat Instructors.

When Jean is not on the boat, you will find her behind the scenes in the workshop servicing all your equipment!

Gill Amos

Finance Manager and Dive Centre Supervisor


You may of spoken to Gill a number of times by email, Gill is a key player of Duttons Divers making sure that your invoices are sent out and your course confirmations are sent.

Gill is also responsible for booking all your courses in and ensures that everything runs smoothly behind the scenes!

Leanne Clowes

Freelance PADI Instructor and Marketing Manager


Leanne is a freelance PADI Instructor and you will usually find her at Vivian Quarry teaching courses, guiding the Menai Straits (or shore cover) and jumping off the back of Little Viv to guide the sites around the Llyn Marina.

Leanne's specialist courses are with new divers and also loves teaching experienced divers and instructors new specs!

Leanne is the marketing manager for our social media!


Brad Gorman

PADI Instructor


You will usually find Brad either at Hafan Marina teaching courses or guiding off Little Viv or the shore dives around the Llyn Peninsula

He is also the main instructor for the kids club!



Neil Shone

RYA Powerboat Instructor, Skipper and Divemaster


Neil you will mostly find at the helm of Little Viv

Neil knows everything you could about the history of the sites you will be visiting and you will get a full guided boat tour on your way with loads of cool facts about what you can see!

Certainly makes the journey to site more exciting!

Sam Griffin

PADI Instructor


Sam is the one you will find in a semi dry suit no matter what the temperature!

You will find him across all the sites, from teaching courses in Vivian Quarry and the bay at Hafan Marina to guiding dives off the boat and shore

Lauren Sykes

PADI Instructor


Jay Gallagher

PADI Instructor


You will usually find Jay at Vivian Quarry and nearby locations and specialises in the more technical side of the training.

As an active commercial diver, Jays main interests are Sidemount, Full Face Mask, Deep and Wreck courses.

Ben Hadaway

PADI Instructor


Ben started his scuba journey with Duttons Divers as a PADI Open Water Diver and has worked all the way up to be one of our PADI Instructors.

Bens main interest is teaching PADI Discover Scuba Dives and Open Water Courses 

Want to join our team?

We are also on the look out for professionals in the following area: 
- Scuba Diving Instructors (PADI OWSI or above/ equivalent)
- Scuba Diving guides (PADI DM or equivalent)
- Boat skippers
- Powerboat instructors 
- Paddleboard instructors
- Open water swimming instructors

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