Eve Marshall

Founder and CEO

As well as the founder and CEO of Timm Blue Conservation, Eve Marshall is the co-owner and chief operations manager at Triton Dive Lodge.

Originally from England, she has successfully established an outstanding career in the diving world, as well as creating award winning photographs from the underwater playground.

She is a trimix instructor with a handful of 100m plus dives under her belt. Eve’s work with the prehistoric Coelacanth has earned her the title as the only woman alive who has seen the prehistoric fish on three occasions.

A leader in her trade, she enters into the guiding world and operating Timm Blue with an enthusiastic approach. She continues to dive with her clients and enjoys sharing her extensive knowledge with her guests.


Hope Connolly


Hope Connolly is a field and marine guide originally from London, United Kingdom.

With a strong background originally in PR & marketing, Hope has assisted with campaigns for many luxury travel brands and resorts. Her experience includes succeeding in digital presence and public communication, achieved during her time at the BBC.

In 2016, she made the decision of leaping into a career change of guiding in South Africa. She completed her FGASA training in the Eastern Cape, and where she graduated top of her class. Hope has relocated to the east coast, joining Eve and the Triton Dive Lodge team and expanding her knowledge of the South African coastline. This opportunity has allowed her to share her passion with others, a chance to educate on marine wildlife and promote conservation.

Dr Judy Mann-Lang

Marine course illustrator

Judy is passionate about marine conservation and has focused her career on helping people to care for the oceans. 

She has worked for the South African Association for Marine Biological Research (SAAMBR) in Durban since 1992 in various capacities including: research scientist in the Oceanographic Research Institute; Director of Education, uShaka Sea World Director and Chief Executive Officer. She is now the Conservation Strategist of the Association. 

She recently completed a PhD through the University of Queensland in Australia. She has presented at many national and international conferences and has published widely. 

She was a member of the team that produced the award-winning Coastcare Interpretive Poster Series and Fact Sheets. Judy has run many training courses on marine topics for groups ranging from rural mussel collectors to marine protected area managers in various locations along the eastern seaboard of Africa. She has also run workshops locally and internationally on conservation learning, visitor research and science communication. 

Theo Landman

Advanced guiding facilitator

Theo Landman is a senior field trainer with Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife and an expert in the tactical use and handling of firearms.

Theo was a member of the South African Police Services for 20 years before he embarked on a career as a trainer, working first for African Field Ranger Training Services before joining Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife four years ago.

Theo’s knowledge of and experience with firearms have seen him instruct field rangers all over the northern provinces of South Africa, as well in Ghana, Tanzania, Sierra Leone and Mozambique.

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