Tom Trueman

Tom Trueman True Adventure Managing Director

Tom has had a fascination with travel and visiting the far flung corners of the world from a very early age, something that may have been helped when he moved to Hong Kong at only 3 months old! This was followed by time living in Brunei, Germany and Namibia whilst exploring the surrounding areas on family holidays.

Paul Edmunds

Paul’s first taste of international travel began when he was just 14 years old.  It was an experience that formulated his life and his love of the outdoors and overseas travel began.  He has spent 35 years teaching outdoor education in outdoor centres and schools, and his love of the outdoors is as strong today […]

Kathryn Hardman

Kathryn Hardman True Adventure Sales & Planning Director

Having spent a lot of time as a child in Kenya, Kathryn developed a love of wild & rugged environments and has been lucky enough to have continued exploring ever since. She has a wealth of experience, not only in managing & planning school expeditions but also in leading expeditions to remote locations, including spending […]

Suzanne Gurney-Read

Suzanne has worked in the school travel industry since 2011 and has a broad experience of supporting schools, students and parents throughout the expedition process. She has visted many areas of Europe, North Africa and North America; gained hands on experience of expedition life on a trip to Vietnam and has many plans for future travels. A keen walker, Suzanne’s weekends are often spent exploring the local countryside or tackling parts of the UK’s long-distance footpaths.

Margaret Hurley

Margaret has a wealth of experience working with young people of all ages. Having travelled since she was a teenager for both leisure and work, she understands first-hand the huge benefits that overseas expeditions can have and counts herself lucky that she now gets to combine her job with her love of adventure. Margaret has […]

Meg Sampson

True Adventure Operations Officer - Meg Sampson

Meg has always had a fascination with being outdoors and international travel, however the real travel bug began after her expedition to India with True Adventure in 2009. Since then, Meg began shaping a world with adventure at its centre and has gone on to complete her degree in Outdoor & Adventure Education. An avid […]

Shona Nash

Shona has always loved to travel and seizes any opportunity to see and experience more of the world. Having spent much of her childhood in Brazil, living along the Amazon River, she developed an appreciation for different cultures and languages from an early age. Since then, she has been lucky enough to live in Italy […]

Louise Plummer

Louise Plummer True Adventure Expedition Manager

Ever since Louise first travelled on her own to Canada at the age of 14 she has been hooked on travel. She has travelled extensively through Southeast Asia, Australasia and North and South America and has spent a year working in Australia. Having worked in corporate marketing for over 15 years and in charity and […]

Tom Spicer

Tom Spicer - TRUE Adventure Expedition Manager

Tom left education with an ambition to see as much of the world as possible. His love for travel and adventure has taken him to some incredible locations around the globe. He has most recently spent half a year travelling the America’s, sweating in the Amazon jungle and taking in the spectacular views in the […]

Ellie Rodriguez

Ellie Rodriguez -True Adventure Team Assistant

Ellie brings to True Adventure a huge amount of support and administrative experience working for senior management and sales teams within a number of different industries including Jewellery, Cosmetics and Luxury Telecommunications.  Ellie enjoys spending time with her ever expanding family whether it be long walks in the country or visiting family in Dorset & […]

Michael Akinyemi

michael akinyemi uk & eu schools relationship manager

Michael has an infectious passion for cultural immersion and personal development. He encourages students all-across Europe to aim high and achieve through exciting travel opportunities with True Adventure. Michael has tons of experience within the industry and has led school expeditions to Tanzania, Kenya, Cambodia, Borneo and Costa Rica! When he is not seeking to […]