Meet the Team

Paradise Diving have an experienced team of diving instructors and guides.



Neville McLellan

Neville, who is a successful PADI Course Director, now Silver Elite. He first started diving in 1990 and became a Divemaster in 2004, with Rob as his instructor! He passed his IDC and IE in 2005 in Malta and became a dive instructor on the islands the same year. By this time he had become very attracted to the Maltese Islands and its diving community and has very happily remained here since. He is renowned for his great jokes and his passion for DSD’s.​

Robert Fergusson

Rob is the co-owner of Paradise Diving and has over 20 years experience in the industry, mastering his trade on the island of Tenerife. He completed his IDC in 2002 and has never looked back. He has a love of being below the water and of being a boat captain above it. Along with Nev, Rob would like to welcome you to Paradise Diving School.

Sam Brunsdon

Sam is from the United Kingdom and learnt to dive with the Sub Aqua Association in 2013.  His love of the underwater world prompted him to study Marine Biologyat University.  He took his professional diving qualification in Malta and decided to stay in Malta to work as a diving instructor. He particularly likes boat diving.

Sarah Blanchard

Sarah is a wannabe mermaid from the UK. She has studied the oceans with her MSc in Marine Environmental Protection and now wants to explore as much of it as she can. Her scuba adventures began in the cold waters of North Wales in 2014. This is going to be her second season in Malta as a Divemaster, and this year she has a focus of promoting inclusivity for all, sustainability and education about marine life.