About Us

The Reef and Shark Collective was born from a simple yet powerful collaboration: a creative director, a marine biologist, and a professional diver, all driven to find practical solutions for reef and shark conservation.

Our mission is straightforward – to expand our community of reef guardians, shark enthusiasts, and ocean lovers. We’re here to provide up-to-date, reliable information and practical guides to make a real difference.

We offer research and insights for those who love the ocean and want to contribute to safeguarding shark populations and the intricate habitats they call home.

Visitors to our platform seek:

  • Practical solutions to the threats facing reefs and sharks
  • Advice on responsible diving practices
  • Reviews of underwater gear, advocating responsible and sustainable use
  • Opportunities for shark dives, shark tours, and tagging expeditions
  • Guidance for budding oceanographers dreaming of a career in marine biology

Join The Reef and Shark Collective, where every wave of change begins with a ripple of knowledge and passion for the sea.

Our mission is straightforward – to expand our community of reef guardians, shark advocates, and ocean lovers. We’re here to provide up-to-date, reliable information and practical guides to make a real difference.

Meet our staff

Maia Sautelet

Publisher and Creative Director

Maia, our publisher, anchors her expertise in authentic seafaring adventures. Her knowledge of reefs and sharks, gained from years of sailing and diving, steers The Reef and Shark Collective’s vision.

Edward Zhang

Marine Biologist

Edward is a marine biologist and expert wordsmith in the scientific community. With proficiency in Python and Matlab, he transforms intricate research into impactful, accessible reports and presentations.

Sauvik

Web Designer

At the core of The Reef and Shark Collective’s digital presence is Sauvik, our web maestro. His expertise in WordPress crafts seamless, high-performance online experiences.

Sa Bal

Content Writer

Sa Bal brings a decade of mastery in creating content that captivates and educates. Her prowess shines in distilling complex topics into enriching, reader-friendly narratives.

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Kayli Wouters

BS Environmental Management and Technology

A talented writer with a passion for surfing, Kayli brings her field experience to deliver insightful and compelling articles that highlight crucial marine environmental issues and advancements.