Ms. Yan Lou is now President of PADI China. Yan was previously Timberland China GM and Managing Director with Accenture Consulting. PADI is shortened for Professional Association of Diving Instructors. It is the largest and most respected diving training organization in the world, with 52 years of impeccable training history since inception in 1962 in Illinois USA. PADI now has more than 136K instructors and 6,600 dive centers in more than 260 countries. PADI has issued more than 26M certificates in its 50-year history.