Olivier Van den Broeck, UNDERWATER VIDEOGRAPHER
and Greet Meulepas, UNDERWATER PHOTOGRAPHER.
They have been diving together for many years,
continuously improving, experimenting and learning in their field.
Olivier Van den Broeck, is the creative mind behind the Beyond Scuba underwater documentaires.
Olivier is a PADI Master Instructor and a multiple award-winning underwater videographer and video editor. He is a certified diver since 1996 and scuba diving instructor since 1999. Olivier has worked in the dive industry in a wide variety of locations.
His diving experience includes Europe's North Sea (Belgium and the Netherlands), the Atlantic Ocean (the Canaries), the Mediterranean (Spain, Greece, Italy and Turkey), the Caribbean Sea (Saint Lucia, Bonaire, Dominica, Cuba, Puerto Rico and Saba), the Red Sea (Egypt), the Indian Ocean (South-Africa, the Maldives and Mauritius) and Southeast Asia (Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam).
Olivier has logged almost 4000 dives, won more than 30 international film awards and contributed to major documentary productions with his underwater footage of whales: “Ocean Souls” by Philip Hamilton and "The Witness Is a Whale" by Spindrift Images.
Olivier is also a member of the jury of the NELOS OBK “shootout” & festival (Open Belgian Championship for underwater videography) and a jury member of the HugyCup, International Underwater Photo- & Video Contest.
Olivier is also an affiliate partner with Light & Motion, the American manufacturer of SOLA, the most reliable, compact and powerful underwater video lights.
Olivier has the Belgian nationality and lives with his wife (Greet) and daughter (Manon) in Mauritius.
Greet Meulepas, is the one who takes the pictures, gives the scientific touch and writes the stories for their documentaries.
Greet is a PADI IDC-Staff Instructor, Biologist, Marine & Lacustrine Scientist, award-winning underwater photographer, photo editor and Mission Blue's Coastal Waters of the Black River District (Mauritius) Hope Spot champion. In the capacity of marine scientist she provides the stories for the award winning Beyond Scuba documentaries.
Greet has dived the North Sea (The Netherlands), the Caribbean (Venezuela and Saba), the Atlantic Ocean (The Canaries), the Indian Ocean (South-Africa, Mauritius and the Maldives), the Red Sea (Egypt) and Southeast Asia (Thailand and Indonesia). She is proud to have been part of the jury panel for Zistwar Nou Losean / Story of our Ocean, part of the NatGeoEducation / Adobe Storytelling for Impact series, a global youth collective of storytelling.
As a Mission Blue Hope Spot Champion she got involved with The Oceanic Project, a youth organisation with the mission to use the power of storytelling to explore, educate and take action to protect our oceans.
Greet has the Belgian nationality and lives with her husband (Olivier) and daughter (Manon) in Mauritius.
Beyond Scuba Ltd is a private company limited by shares and registered in the Republic of Mauritius.