Was born in Paderborn, Germany. From a young age, he developed an interest for the ocean and the animal world. After studying Marketing and Political economy for a few years in Hamburg, he pursued his true calling and realized, that he was happier in the water than on land.
Immediately after Discover Scuba, his passion for the oceans solidified. He left Germany and moved to Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
While in the US he perfected many diving specialties like; wreck diving, rescue diving, underwater photography and video, dive master, night dive, search and recovery, underwater communication, environmental research, Nitrox blending and rebreather.
He has over 400 recorded dives in several locations around the world. Some of those places include: Egypt, Maldives, Hawaii, Florida, Mexico, Venezuela, Bonaire, Turks & Caicos, Dominican Republic and Bahamas.
Henrik's passion for the ocean is unabated and he continues to showcase the underwater world through his photography.