New Zealander Rob McCallum is the co-founder of EYOS Expeditions, widely regarded as the world’s foremost provider of marine-based private expedition services. Together he and his team have planned and managed over 1200 safe and successful expeditions to the most remote and pristine parts of our planet.
An acknowledged expert in deep-water operations, he has led multiple expeditions to the RMS Titanic and battleship Bismarck (5000m), the successful search for Air France 447 and the test program for James Cameron’s Deep Challenger.
Rob was directly responsible for the overall design, management and leadership of the record-breaking Five Deeps Expedition, regarded as “the most ambitious exploration expedition in a century” (Capt. Don Walsh Ph.D). These expeditions add to the long list of world firsts and world records achieved EYOS Expeditions clients.
Rob consults regularly to clients in the private and commercial worlds about expedition vessels, including the partnership between EYOS Expeditions and Damen Shipyards on the design, build and operation of the SeaXplorer range of purpose-built expedition yachts.
He is a licensed aircraft pilot, a PADI Dive Master, an award-winning Fellow of the Explorers Club (NY) and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in London.