Sarah Conner, Expert Marine Guide
After a decade working as a research scientist Sarah changed careers to follow her passion in the natural world. She has spent the last 13 years producing and directing natural history and science documentaries all over the world, mainly focusing on the ocean and poles. She recently produced the ocean episode of a new series for Netflix in collaboration with Barack Obama’s Higher Ground Productions “Our Great National Parks” (working title, to be released in 2022), she also directed on BBC's Planet Earth: Blue Planet II and Frozen Planet II.
Sarah grew up enjoying the oceans and rivers, competitive kayaking, freediving and as a SCUBA instructor. She is a SCUBA diving instructor trainer, teaching divers to become instructors, including training them to become ice diving instructors. She enjoys a challenge and is a highly experienced ice diver, cave diver, deep technical diver using hypoxic trimix and rebreathers.
She has been leading SCUBA and freediving expeditions for the past two decades, including one of the first trips to Norway to swim with orca when they were in Tysfjord in the 1990s, exploring West Papua for new dive sites and megafauna, diving in blue meltwater lakes in glaciers and around mega-icebergs in north Greenland.