Malaysia Scuba Diving Association

Official Website

Malaysia Scuba Diving Association

Official Website

What We Do



Promote and develop the dive industry in Malaysia as an excellence dive destination locally and internationally.


Disclose to the public about quality of scuba diving safety, health, welfare, service levels, training and environmental care.


To encourage and entice members to practice high stand of integrity, quality service and ethical conducts among the members in their business dealings.


Provide scuba training to educate and publicize on the benefits of scuba diving and introduce scuba diving as beneficial activity for career and business.


To collaborate and work with the relevant Ministries to assist in the policy and industry development issues and to collect data for industrial development purpose.

MSDA Pillars



To assist the dive industry to be equipped with travel license for both inbound and outbound.


To conduct training for divers to accelerate into career and business.


To grow the dive industry and the community.


To create awareness on Marine Conservation to preserve the sustainability of the Ocean, Land and Climate.


To create awareness of the existence of ISO standards in Malaysia for safety and quality diving for Recreational Diving Services.


  • To communicate and promote the interest of the dive tourism industry in Malaysia.
  • To seek affiliation of with similar association, ministry, NGO, private entity to collaborate to work on smart-partnership.
  • To establish business networking for members to connect and built business relationship towards professional excellence.

MSDA Patron

Patron Profile

Y.M. Tengku Dato’ Dr. Hishammuddin Zaizi Bin of Y.A.M. Tengku Azman Shah Al-Haj is the son of Y.A.M. Tengku Azman Shah Al-Haj ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Hishammudin Alam Shah AlHaj, Tengku Bendahara of Selangor. He is the first cousin to the Sultan of Selangor, DYMM Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah ibni Al-Marhum Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah.

Y.M. Tengku Hishammuddin Zaizi is the Chairman of Ikhasas Group. Y.M. Tengku Hishammuddin Zaizi graduated with honors from the Flinders University of South Australia, majoring in Political Science, returning to Malaysia to pursue a highly successful career as a business leader in the corporate world. As a prominent member of the Selangor Royal Family, Y.M. Tengku combines Royal Duties, alongside business interests, to promote business opportunities in Malaysia and on the World stage.

From an early age Y.M. Tengku Hishammuddin Zaizi had an entrepreneurial passion for growing businesses, with relentless drive to empower and develop those around him. He is a visionary who sees things differently, driving business success, innovation, social change and inclusion across industries as diverse as Freight Forwarding, Food & Beverage and Construction, to name a few, Y.M. Tengku Hishammuddin Zaizi actively initiates, supports and explores ideas for projects irrespective of size. Y.M. Tengku Hishammuddin Zaizi believes that the key factors for business success are daring to be different, striving for excellence and quality assurance throughout.

For all of his achievements and contribution to industry, Y.M. Tengku Hishammuddin Zaizi remains a man of kindness and humility. At his heart, is the desire to make a real difference to the people around him and in the wider community. A resilient personality who never gives up, a man with great vision, Y.M. Tengku Hishammuddin Zaizi sets strategic directions, goals and objectives to make… a name of global stature.

A leader by example, his personal touch is key to our every success.

Notable Profile of Y.M. Tengku Hishammuddin Zaizi

President – Selangor Ice Hockey Association
Patron – Malaysia Olympian Association (MOA)
Advisor – PKNS U-23 Football Team2019 – Won the President Cup
Patron – Putrajaya Squash Association
Assistant Commissioner (Honorary) – Angkatan Pertahanan Awam Malaysia (JPAM )
Honorary Advisor – United Nations (UN) Global Compact – Network Malaysia
Patron – The Royal Town Equestrian Club (Klang )
Patron – National Association of Sunnah Horse Riding Empire (Kelantan)
Patron – Selangor Deaf Association

MSDA Advisor

Dr Wirdati Mohd. Radzi is a leading Malaysian Sport Law and Governance expert. She had more than 25 years of sport management academic experience in University of Malaya and is one of very few local qualified sport law educator and trainer. She was the former Sport Commissioner and her work at the Sport Commissioner’s Office was recognized by the Asian Sepaktakraw Federation (ASTAF based in Singapore) when she was appointed the Deputy Chairperson in charge of Sport Law and Governance at ASTAF. She is also a member of several other international sport associations such as the Women in Sport Law society (WisLAW) based in Lausanne and the Asian Association for Sport Management (AASM) based in Taipei. Closer to home, she continues to work with national and state sport federations such as the Malaysian Ice Hockey Federation, the Football Association of Malaysia, the Football Association of Selangor and others. She believes in empowering sport associations which she believes is the backbone of the local sport industry.

Board of Authority Member – Sustainable Energy Development Authority SEDA
Ministry of Energy & Natural Resource Malaysia

Executive Committee Member – Football Association of Selangor FAS
Shah Alam, Selangor MAS

Executive Committee – Asian Association for Sport Management

Advisor – Asian Association for Sport Management AASM
C/O Taiwan Association for Sport Management Taipei ROC


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