Álvaro Roldán Montes
Alvaro is the brain behind Liquid Planet, passionate for diving, aquatic sports and lover of exploration.
He decides to open the centre in order to offer his experience in the diving world. He was lucky to learn from the best professionals , who made him learn and understand that this is not just a business but a passion, were dedication and transmission of knowledge through personal experience are in itself an art.
Alvaro´s roots are from Chinchón , Madrid. Nowadays he lives inLanzarote, Islas Canarias (España). He has more than 15 years ofexperience in diving and 10 years teaching.
His last professional contract was withProtec Tulum (Mexico).He was a technical cave instructor and cave diving guideinstructor and cave diving guidethere he acquired part of his vastexperience, both as an instructor and guide..
For the past 3 years Alvaro has been a member of Quite Diver Exploration Team (QDT) . This team is a group of several divers fromdifferent nationalities who explores cavesmainly inYucatán and other countries..As a team, they have discovered more that 40 km of new galleries and found new systems of immerse caves.
He has collaborated in different projects such as biological studies of sub aquatic species, underwater photography and videotaping and collaborated with Instituto Arqueoligico Nacional Mexicano INHA.
He worked in several diving centres in the Caribbean and Canary Islands.
In 2007 he obtains the yacht license, allowing him to navigate internationally in motor and sailing vessels. He spend 3 years transporting sailboats between Canary islands and in 2010 he was a member of the team which crossed the Atlantic, chartering a catamaran.
● PADI e IANTD Recreational diving Instructor
● First Aids instructor
● IANTD Technical cave Instructor
● IANTD Normoxic Trimix Instructor
● IPADI e IANTD Sidemount Instructor / D.P.V. Instructor
● BCommercial diver for mid depth (50mt)
● TDI Hypoxic Trimix Diver
● Advanced D.P.V. Cave Diver, frequently performing double D.P.V. dives in open ocean and caves
● TDI Rebreather diver MOD1
● TDI Rebreather diver MOD2
● ANDI Rebreather diver JJ MOD2
● TDI Advanced gas mixer
● Skipper License