Jeroen van de Waal

Jeroen van de Waal is a multilingual, Dutch entrepreneur and conservationist. Through his company, OrcaNation, he teaches children and young adults to scuba dive, introducing them to the beauty and wonder of the underwater world. Jeroen is on a mission to foster a generation of ocean ambassadors, who have the passion, drive, and determination to reverse humankind’s destruction of the sea.

Together We Can Turn Tides – A Manifesto To Save The Oceans, Planet and Ourselves is the first of Jeroen’s publications. The book has received acclaim across Asia and is now making its way across Europe and the USA. Several thousand copies are now in circulation – many of them requested by schools and youth organisations, which are embracing Jeroen’s concept of conservation and education through outdoor adventure.

Book Jeroen

as a Speaker

In addition to pioneering OrcaNation's leading dive programmes, connecting those who are changing the world and writing thought-provoking manifestos, Jeroen van de Waal is an inspiring keynote speaker. Jeroen is asked to speak at important educational, business and corporate events across the globe.

If you would like to discuss a potential speaking engagement, please contact us.

Together We Can Turn Tides

Together We Can Turn Tides - A Manifesto to Save the Oceans, Planet and Ourselves is the first book penned by author and inspirational speaker, Jeroen van de Waal. This thought-provoking and acclaimed manifesto is a ‘must-read’ for anyone waking-up to the current challenges facing our world and those with a burning desire to make a difference. If not you - then who, if not now - then when?


No one can do everything, but everyone can do something! Whether you are interested in PADI scuba diving courses, a dive holiday, adventure camp or you simply love the oceans and planet and want to do more, join us at OrcaNation and start making a more positive footprint today!