Tobias Klose, People Operations & Strategy

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Tobias Klose

I started breath-hold diving for small coins in German high diving pools when I was 7 years of age. It wasn't until in 1995 that I learned to equalise my ears on a PADI Open Water Diver course. A few years later in 1998 I did my PADI Diving Instructor education on Roatan, Honduras. I have been living in Iceland since 2001 with my wife Thorunn and our four kids. I started managing the operating business of DIVE.IS in summer 2006. With my long-time experience as a PADI Staff Instructor I have been setting the standards for all dive courses and tours conducted by DIVE.IS. Today I lead our People Operations and help out with some Strategic Planning.

Name:Tobias Klose
Title at DIVE.IS:People Operations & Strategy
Nationality:Icelandic & German
Employed since:01.05.2006
Languages:German, Icelandic, English
Working area:Management
Favorite spot on this planet:Little Strýtan in Iceland & Manuelita in Cocos Island
Interests/Hobbies:People, Nature, Hiking, Reading, Sports & Continuous Development

What his colleagues say about Tobi


  • "Tobias was one of the best guides I have had on any dive anywhere in the world."

  • "Tobias, the chief instructor, was our guide and he was excellent and his approach was very professional and fun"

  • "Tobi our guide was super helpful and even went to the trouble of dropping us off to a thermal pool afterwards."

  • " we really had a chance to chat with Tobi and learn so much about Iceland and its culture."