Bevan BSc MSc PhD FSUT FAE
qualifications and experience:
(University of London) Zoology and Physiology, 1967
MSc (University of London) in neurophysiology of deep diving, 1970
PhD (University of London) in development of diving equipment, 1990
Professional Diver (HSE Parts 1, 3 & 4; AODC Cert No 3005)
Royal Navy Ship's Diver Officer, No 218
Saturation Life-Support Supervisor
First Class Diver (BSAC/World Underwater Federation)
Three Star (NUIA) Diving Instructor (BSAC/World Underwater Federation)
Past National Diving Coach, Southern Region (BSAC)
Six years as a diving research scientist (MoD, Royal Naval Scientific
Twenty one years in the diving industry
Thirty three years total diving experience
Submersible Observer; 100 hours diving time in Pisces, PC, LR & Mantis
Class submersibles and OMB free-swimming observation bell and
for Underwater Technology, Fellow, 1969.
- Academy of Experts, Fellow, 1993.
- Historical Diving Society, Founding Chairman, 1990
Diving incident and accident investigation
equipment personal experience:
Self contained underwater breathing apparatus (SCUBA).
Swimmer's air breathing apparatus (RN, SABA).
Surface demand diver's equipment (RN, SDDE).
Closed circuit, oxygen rebreather.
Free-flow helmet (standard dress and modern).
Band masks, demand/free-flow.
Push-pull (closed-circuit, return line) system.
Oxygen (to 15m)
Oxy-argon (to 30m)
Air (to 90m)
Heliox (to 450m)
Channel Islands, Wales, Ireland, Scotland, Shetlands, North Sea, Norway,
France, Portugal, Austria, Italy, Sardinia, Malta, Israel, Egypt, New
Zealand, Palau, Guadeloupe, Bahamas, Cuba, Mozambique.