To further support our members in the Middle East & Egypt and ensure you receive superior training, business and sales support, we are pleased to share some exciting news; we have updated the PADI Team Middle East & Egypt 2021.
Your regional team is now as follows:
Firas Jundi – Regional Manager Middle East
Ahmed Sayed – Regional Manager Egypt
Jonas Samuelson – Territory Director
Amir Khalil – Regional Training Consultant
Omar Eissa – Regional Marketing Executive
Find out more about the team below:
PADI Regional Manager – Middle East
Firas’ passion for the Ocean started during his childhood growing up beside the Red Sea in the city of Jeddah. A PADI instructor since 1991, Firas enjoys serving the PADI Membership in his role as a PADI Course Director, Training Consultant & Instructor Examiner. He is fluent in English and his native Arabic. Firas will start his new role as the PADI Middle East Regional Manager and will continue to provide top class support to the membership in the Middle East.
Contact Firas: [email protected]
PADI Regional Manager – Egypt
Ahmed Sayed was born in Egypt and after graduating from University, he moved to the UK in 1998. Ahmed is a PADI IDC staff instructor and started working for PADI in 2009. After gaining experience across different departments within PADI he became a Regional Manager for the Middle East in 2015, bringing a wealth of experience with him. In 2021, Ahmed will continue to offer his support to the members in Egypt through his role as the PADI Regional Manager for Egypt.
Contact Ahmed: [email protected]
PADI Regional Training Consultant
Amir Khalil, was born in Egypt and started working as a PADI pro in the Red Sea, Egypt in 2004. He joined PADI EMEA in 2012 and has worked in various roles including; customer services, sales, regional training, and as a PADI examiner, predominantly for the Middle East region.
Contact Amir: [email protected]
PADI Marketing Executive
Omar was born in Abu Dhabi, and lived there and in Egypt for most of his life. In 2018 he moved to the UK to pursue a master’s degree in marketing, and joined the PADI EMEA marketing team as a marketing executive in 2020. He now helps look after members in the Middle East and Egypt and support them in their marketing efforts.
Contact Omar: [email protected]
PADI Territory Director
Jonas is the Territory Director for Middle East. Originally from Sweden, his 25+ years in the industry coupled with his 6+ years working at PADI, makes him uniquely qualified in servicing his members with first-hand knowledge and expertise in growing and assisting members in the Middle East.
Contact Jonas: [email protected]
In order for us to best support you, please email your enquiries as follows:
- Application and certification enquires: [email protected]
- eLearning tech support: [email protected] & enter “tech” in the subject.
- Training enquires: [email protected]
- Sales enquires: [email protected]
PADI will continue to navigate through this pandemic with the goal of providing industry-leading direction and support so that, together, we will emerge even stronger following this disruption.
From all of us at PADI, we thank you for your membership and stand strong with you.
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