John is our Operations Manager and has previously worked as Head of Outdoor Education, D of E Manager and School Staff Instructor for the Combined Cadet Force. Before taking on this role he spent 26 years in the British Army working worldwide from oceans to deserts to high mountains, all whilst ensuring safety is paramount. He has visited some of the world’s most beautiful countries including Nepal with a visit to Everest Base Camp in April 2015, where he witnessed first hand the destruction caused by the earthquake.
John has a passion for developing young adults, whether that is on expedition in the UK or overseas. He spends a lot of his free time working on Duke of Edinburgh expeditions both supervising and assessing. He is also an experienced dive instructor and has spent time on diving expeditions rehabilitating injured soldiers.