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  • Alan Hardwick

    Initially trained as a biologist Alan spent several years after university working in fish farming and learnt to dive, naturally enough, in a fish tank on the We...

  • Alice Forrest

    Passion for the natural world and the creatures who inhabit it has led Alice on a range of incredible adventures, from researching blue whales in the Indian Ocea...

  • Born in Salzburg/Austria Andrea has worked four years as Project Manager organizing events and incentive projects across the world: from Dragon boat competitions...

  • Born in Argentina and currently living in Patagonia, all of his studies were orientated towards biology. During his Exchange Student time in Johannesburg, South ...

  • Brent Pikolas

    Brent joins the Expedition team after nearly two decades of exploring wild Alaska as a guide, naturalist and captain.  In recent years, he has been able to ...

  • Brian Seenan

    Born in Scotland, Brian graduated from Glasgow University with a degree in Geology. 

    His first role was diamond exploration in Zaire, with a lot of ...

  • Cameron Walker

    Cam was lucky enough to grow up with lots of family adventures tramping and sailing, which installed his passion for the outdoors. Having worked as a Chef for 5 ...

  • Chantal was born in Suffolk very near the sea and now lives in Northumberland where her husband farms and when possible, they go to their cottage in Suffolk.&nbs...

  • Cheli Larsen

    Cheli is a seasoned veteran when it comes to exploring the rich, breathtaking nature and animal life of the everchanging environment and has led passengers on mo...

  • Colin Baird

    Colin grew up on the west coast of Canada and developed a love for the sea at an early age, sailing and scuba diving the local waters off Vancouver Island. He sp...

  • Colin Munro

    Colin is a freelance marine biologist and photographer. Originally from the Scottish Highlands, he now splits his time between Southwest England and Thailand.

  • Conrad Weston is a Second Generation costarrican.  Conrad has been involved in ecotourism since 1986 in South and Central America mainly. Diving has been a ...

  • Craig Ward is a marine professional; a dive instructor, zoologist and ship’s captain who holds a BSc from James Cook University, Cairns.

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  • Damon’s personal aim in life is to combine his loves of nature and travel into a career, and experience as much nature and wildlife on our planet as he can...

  • Daniel Stavert is a naturalist, historian and outdoor guide from the Blue Mountains, Australia. Working in Australia, Antarctica and now in the Hebrides, he comb...

  • Darek Figa

    Born in Poland and lives in Australia, Darek has had rich exposure to culture, travel and wildlife and has worked in zoos and wildlife sanctuaries, the animal re...

  • David Riordan

    Dave grew up in the forests of central New York State in the USA, and developed an interest in the great outdoors at an early age.  After earning a degree i...

  • Dean Opie

    Australian born & bred Dean has been employed in the Firefighting Service as a Senior Officer for over 33 years in both Melbourne and North America gaining m...

  • Dmitri Banin

    Born in Moscow, Russia, Dmitri studied biology at Moscow State University (MSU) where he completed his Ph.D. in Zoology and then continued his work in MSU’...

  • Born and bred in Melbourne I have always had a love of the outdoors and adventure. Getting out into the wilderness, exploring new places and meeting people from ...

  • Chris Edwards

    Chris Edwards spent three summers and two winters stationed in Antarctica in the early 1970s. As a geologist for the British Antarctic Survey, he regularly trave...

  • Merel Dalebout

    After undergraduate studies majoring in Botany, Merel completed her PhD in Ecology and Evolution in 2002, specializing in rare beake...

  • Susan Currie

    Susan was born and brought up in North East England. After obtaining her Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Exeter and a Doctoral degre...

  • Edward Creek

    Ted Creek has always been fascinated by wildlife and the water and studied marine biology and oceanography at the University of Plymouth. With a BSc and professi...

  • Emma (Emmarentia) Hansen was born and raised in the stunning Lowveld area of Mpumalanga, South Africa, very close to Kruger National Park. Growing up on a farm, ...

  • Ethan Brown

    Ethan lives in Vancouver, Canada, where he spent much of his youth exploring the vastness of southern British Columbia’s rugged coastlines and mountain ran...

  • Born in the South East of England, Fiona lives in the beautiful village of Sawbridgeworth in Hertfordshire. Always knowing that travel was going to be a big...

  • Gary Pearcey

    Gary served in the Royal Marines Commandos for 22years. Originally from Portsmouth, he now lives in Plymouth.

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  • Genevieve Roland

    Born and raised in leafy Hertfordshire, Genna has been swapping the fields and woods of England for more exotic vistas to travel to all seven continents as a wil...

  • Gerard Baker

    Gerard Baker has 25 years of experience in polar regions, having worked on several Antarctic research stations and international conservation projects.

    B...

  • Graeme Snow

    Better known as Snowy, Graeme is originally from Adelaide, South Australia, and has a professional background in electronic and telecommunications engineering. W...

  • Guy Esparon was born in the Seychelles and migrated to Australia in 1971, where he spent 30 years living between many of Australia’s cities and the outback...

  • Hannah Lawson

    For the past twelve years Hannah has divided her time between working on expedition cruise ships as a wildlife guide, zodiac driver and expedition leader and cre...

  • Helen Ahern

    Helen joins us from Queenstown, nestled in the heart of the Southern Alps of New Zealand.  Her family has always been deeply involved in conservation and sh...

  • Ian Bullock

    Ian Bullock is a British biologist who lives in St.Davids, Pembrokeshire, on the south-western seaboard of Wales. Since 1978 he has specialised in seabird survey...

  • Ian Pringle

    Iain was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and grew up in a small village in neighbouring Fife. He now lives in Lincolnshire, England where he lives with his wife and ...

  • Ignacio Marino

    Ignacio Marino – or Nacho - was born in Ushuaia, the capital city of Tierra Del Fuego Antartida e Islas Del Atlantico Sur, Argentina. From the age of 14 he...

  • Jake has always loved life on the water; he began driving boats when he was 5, landed his first job at a marina aged 13, and at 16 fulfilled his childhood dream-...

  • James McClelland

    James is a British Conservation Biologist who was bitten by the travel bug whilst carrying out research on coral reef fish for his undergraduate degree in Enviro...

  • Jane Thomson

    A Nova Scotian “Bluenose”, Jane Sproull Thomson grew up by the sea, learning to swim perforce when her dad threw her off the family sailboat. Until r...

  • Jane Wilson

    Jane was born and raised in Australia. She graduated from the University of Melbourne with a Bachelor of Science and then a Master of Environmental Studies. She ...

  • Jean-Pierre Els

    Jean-Pierre Els is a qualified Padi Divemaster and Category C vessel skipper who is passionately in love with the ocean and the outdoors. He is now working as a ...

  • Jeff Reynolds

    Jeff Reynolds is a marine biologist out of Victoria British Columbia, where he also studied. Jeff began his career classifying the biology along the Alaskan coas...

  • John Kernan has been working in the expedition cruise industry for the past 25 years as a lecturer, naturalist, Zodiac driver, and expedition leader. He has led ...

  • John Rodsted

    John’s career spans 40 years in the photographic industry. Originally trained as a commercial photographer, he set up his own studio in Melbourne when he w...

  • Joselyn Fenstermacher

    Joselyn’s extensive travels to all seven continents and the long list of various seasonal jobs-- including fire fighter, farme...

  • Julia, originally from Bristol, has lived in London for many years working as a financial controller. Having always been passionate about nature and travel, it w...

  • Karen Velas

    Karen has spent the last 15 years working on bird conservation projects, including working as the Lead Project Coordinator on the California Condor Project with ...

  • Karin Lundstrom

    Born on the west coast of Sweden, travel and adventure has always been the compass of Karin’s life. Her itchy feet have taken her to a variety of different...

  • An enthusiastic naturalist with a passion for wildlife enthusiast, Kevin has been a keen birdwatcher since childhood and he has worked on cruise ships from Antar...

  • Kevin Treacher

    Kevin served in the Royal Marines for 12 years which took him all over the world working in some of the most arduous environments on earth from Arctic training i...

  • Kristine Hannon

    Kristine is a true example of how it is never too late to find the job of your life. She was born and raised on the Belgian Coast and spend most of her professio...

  • Kirsty King

    From New Zealand, Kristy grew up on a dairy farm which is where her love of animals and the outdoors was born. Educated at Waikato University with a BSc Biologic...

  • Lea McQuillan

    Lea McQuillan is a marine biologist who has a keen interest in plants, birds and mammals.  After completing an honours degree i...

  • Micheal Bowen

    Mike was born in South London, and from an early age wanted to join the Military, at 16 Mike joined the Royal Marines and served for 27 years retiring as a Warra...

  • An all round naturalist and a photographer since his teens, Mick’s particular passion is for sea birds and marine mammals. Originally from Dublin, he has l...

  • Molly Anthony

    Molly has held a deep love and fascination for the ocean from a very young age, and her lifelong dream to work at sea was realised upon joining her first crew in...

  • Nicola Hewson

    Nicola began her career on expedition ships back in 2009, since then she has completed over 60 voyages to Antarctica and 25 trips in...

  • Nicola Kuleska

    Nicola was born in Nottingham, England, her love of the outdoors and adventure began on the countryside home she grew up in. Later she went to do a degree in Zoo...

  • Pam Le Noury

    Coming from South Africa, Pam is a marine scientist, PADI dive instructor, zodiac skipper and sailor, and has worked in and on the ocean just about every day for...

  • Phanor H Montoya-Maya is a marine biologist, diving instructor and Coral guru hailing from Colombia. His love for all things oceanic emerged after sighting his f...

  • Phil Todd

    Living in the Marlborough Sounds of New Zealand, he has had a long association with the ocean. Phil has worked for the Department of Conservation on a number of ...

  • Phoebe Olsen

    Phoebe Olsen grew up in a small fishing village on the rugged south coast of Ireland. There she was never far from a boat and spent most of her summers out on th...

  • PIerre Malan

    Pierre is an all round naturalist who trained as an oceanographer and marine biologist and has more than forty years of experience in the field. He lives in Hout...

  • Pierre was born in Ghent Belgium and at the age of seven moved to Kinshasa, Zaïre, with his family. After 10 years in Africa he continued his higher studies...

  • A native of Scotland, Professor James Floyd, has recently retired as District Geologist after 36 years with the British Geological Survey (NERC) in Edinburgh.&nb...

  • Ragnar Hauksson

    Ragnar is a native of Iceland. He graduated from the University of Iceland in 1981 with Icelandic studies as his main subject and German as by-subject. He speaks...

  • Rebecca Hodgkiss

    Becky is a conservation biologist who was born in the UK but spent her childhood on the move. She grew up in the USA, Norway, Indonesia and Singapore; this expos...

  • Rebecca Minett

    Reba has lived and worked abroad for the past 22 years, and speaks French, Italian and Spanish fluently. Having grown up in both Canada and England, she was bitt...

  • Samuel Riley

    Wildly passionate about the living world, Sam is an avid birdwatcher, wildlife photographer, scuba diver, and all-around naturalist. Growing up in Seattle, ...

  • Sasha Guggenheimer

    Sacha was born in Australia and grew up exploring it's vast wilderness. Her love for the ocean and animals was apparent from an earl...

  • Scott Thompson

    Scott was brought up in a small village in the Highlands of Scotland beside Loch Ness. This is where he developed his love of wildlife and adventure through hill...

  • Seb Coulthard was born in London, raised in Quito, Ecuador, and completed his higher education in England. He is an award winning sailor, engineer and adventurer...

  • Simon Cook

    Simon shares the same family name as the illustrious 18th century explorer, Captain James Cook. In addition to seeing many of the places visited by Cook, Simon h...

  • Steve Todd

    Steve grew up in Tawa, a small town about 20 minutes from Wellington city. During this time he was lucky enough to travel, both locally and internationally which...

  • Steve Traynor

    Steve enlisted in the Royal New Zealand Navy when he was just 16 years old and since has spent most of his life on, in or around water, hence his nickname - Scub...

  • Sue Flood

    Sue Flood is a professional and award-winning wildlife and travel photographer.  Sue has been working in the Polar regions since 1998, although her work inc...

  • Sue has been creating wildlife, landscape and travel photos for 20+ years, traveling to over 90 countries on all 7 continents.  She has combined this passio...

  • Tina Todd

     

    Living in the Marlborough Sounds, New Zealand when not working on cruise ships Tina runs a property maintenance Business looking after holiday hom...

  • Thomas Hiney

    Tom is a self-confessed nature geek. His passion was sparked from an early age by being read Gerald Durrell stories at bed time and watching too many wildlife do...

  • Tony Crocker

    Tony has spent many years living and travelling through the length and breadth of Europe, in the course of an extensive career in travel and tourism, including o...