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  • Adam Britton

    Adam is a British-born zoologist who has lived and worked in northern Australia since 1997. Before arriving in Darwin, Adam studied zoology including a Ph.D. loo...

  • Alexander Watson

    Dr Alexander Watson is an ecologist who has a special interest in birds and mammals .He currently works for the non-government organisation ‘World Wide Fun...

  • Alexandra Edwards has been carrying out archaeological fieldwork and ethnographic studies in Rapa Nui (a.k.a. Easter Island) and French Polynesia for the past 12...

  • Alison is a geologist – or more correctly an igneous petrologist interested in rocks and tectonic processes worldwide. Born and raised in the South Island ...

  • Andrew Wenzel

    Andrew is Canadian and resides in Vancouver British Columbia “the most beautiful city in the world” according to him. His varied naturalist, guiding ...

  • Anna is a geographer and wildlife conservationist, who is particularly fascinated with marine mammals.  After finishing her undergraduate degree in Geograph...

  • Annette Scheepstra

    When Annette visited Ny-Ålesund in Svalbard in 2007 for the first time, she immediately fell in love with the wide landscapes and unique flora and fauna. S...

  • 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 ...

  • Chantal Cookson

    Chantal was born in Suffolk very near the sea and now lives in Northumberland where her husband farms. Chantal has been associated with Noble Caledonia since the...

  • Chris Harbard

    Chris Harbard has travelled the world in search of birds, from his first trip abroad to Austria to far flung places like Antarctica,...

  • Chris Lockie

    Chris currently lives in Leeds West Yorkshire, before joining Noble Caledonia Chris served 8 years as a Royal Marine commando and more recently as a private secu...

  • 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, with a strong interest in underwater photography.  Originally from the north of Scotland, he now liv...

  • 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

    Craig is a marine professional, dive instructor, marine biologist & ship’s captain and studied Zoology at James Cook University, Cairns. For over twelv...

  • Crystal Els

    Crystal was raised on the eastern coast of South-Africa in a family that makes a living from the sea. Today she is working as a Dive Master, RIB driver, Waterspo...

  • 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...

  • Danny Edmunds

    In 2003 Danny grew tired of earning a living building databases and living in central London and since then he’s worked as a photographer, diver, travel wr...

  • 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...

  • 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’...

  • Dorothy Robertson

    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 ...

  • Alex Cowan

    Born in the UK, Alex studied earth sciences at the University of Cambridge, attending the same college as famous explorer and scientist Edward Wilson. His resear...

  • Chris Edwards

    A native of Scotland, after graduating from the University of Glasgow Chris was employed by the British Antarctic Survey and spent two and a half years in Antarc...

  • Franz Gingele

    Born and raised in the mountains of southern Bavaria, Franz has long been surrounded by rocks and ice. While studying geology, glaciology, and climatology, Franz...

  • Huw Lewis

    Dr Huw Lewis-Jones is a historian of exploration, culture, photography and the environment, with a PhD from the University of Cambri...

  • Ingrid Visser

    Ingrid is a whale biologist who completed her doctorate studying orca-whales (killer whales). She is the only person to study these animals in the South Pacific ...

  • 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...

  • Hans-Joachim Spitzenberger

    Ever since 1992, Dr Hans-Joachim Spitzenberger has led many expeditions to Antarctica. As a member of various research projects, this passionate photographer wil...

  • Erin Britton

    Erin Britton grew up in the Kimberley region and in the Northern Territory exploring remote and wild places. She studied environmental science at Charles Darwin ...

  • Gary Pearcey

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

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • James Cresswell

    James is a geotourism professional; with a degree in geology, and a masters in oceanography, and runs his own geotourism company. His passion is to explain scene...

  • James Thomson

    James William Stuart Thomson is named for the first and only all-steel sailing schooner constructed in Canada. The James William, built by J. W. Carmichael, thre...

  • Jamie Watts

    Jamie spends some of his time as a fisheries consultant, researcher and marine life educator, including writing for several magazines. He spends most of the year...

  • 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 ...

  • Callum Thomson

    Callum Thomson was brought up in the British Isles and spent his youth as a crofter, lobster fisherman, expert ditch digger and dairy farm manager before emulati...

  • John Harwood

    John was born and raised in central England, where he developed his love of nature, boats, folk music and travel. He studied botany at the University of London a...

  • 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 ...

  • Joselyn Fenstermacher

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

  • Joe started birdwatching at the age of 7, and left home to work as a warden and researcher on nature reserves as soon as was legally allowable. He soon developed...

  • Julia Benson spent many years working as a financial controller but, following a number of trips to the polar regions by ship and having always had a passion for...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Lars Rasmussen

    An experienced naturalist and field biologist, Lars began his career where he grew up in the Danish Wadden Sea, a major crossroads for Arctic migrants where shor...

  • Lea McQuillan

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

  • Liz Tegue

    An avid traveler and wildlife enthusiast, Liz's passion for exploring new environments, wildlife and cultures has taken her throughout the 7 continents of the wo...

  • Marieke Egan

    Born in Europe, Marieke grew up among the foothills of the Swiss Alps, learning to cross glaciers before she could tie her own shoelaces. Developing her adventur...

  • Mia MC Kellar-Basset

    Growing up in Cape Town, South Africa, Mia became involved with her local lifesaving club at a young age where her love for the ocea...

  • 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...

  • Nadia Monteith

    Nadia grew up in the Australian Outback and is a true child of nature. Her early life spent outdoors in the rugged Kimberly region of Australia and later near Pe...

  • Natalie Swain

    Natalie has had a fascination with history ever since she was given a book on Tutankhamun at the age of five. However, her interest was not limited to ancient hi...

  • Nathan Small

    Nate has been guiding people on trips throughout the world for the better part of the past decade.  His exploration and desire ...

  • Born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, Neil’s obsession with ships and the sea began with being given his own boat at age 3. During his teens he trave...

  • 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...

  • Nicole De Souza

    Nicki D’Souza grew up in the beautiful region of Bavaria in Germany. After obtaining a degree in languages as translator and interpreter, Nicki travelled e...

  • Nigel Redman

    Nigel is an experienced tour leader, author and publisher with a lifelong interest in birds and wildlife. Over the past three decade...

  • Olga Stavrakis

    Olga holds a Ph.D. in Anthropology specializing in peoples and cultures of Central America and the Caribbean. She started her graduate career at the fabled site ...

  • Olle Carlsson

    Olle was born in Sweden and is currently lives there. Formerly a teacher, he left the profession in order to write, photograph, play jazz and travel. He has trav...

  • Adrian started his epic journey of travelling at the age of 19 where he spent 4 months discovering Turkey and lived in a cave in Cappadocia for a while. To date ...

  • Pamela 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...

  • Pär was born and raised in a baker family in Alingsas Sweden. Travel, wildlife and nature has always been a big part of his life. After his military service...

  • Peter Clement

    Peter Clement grew up on a sheep ranch in the Falkland Islands and received his formal education in Somerset, England. In 1969, he traveled to Australia and bega...

  • 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 studied biology at Imperial College in London, England. After completing his PhD in plant pathology, he worked for two winters and three summers as a f...

  • Piero Bosco

    Born on April 9 1966 in the tiny and quite village La Morra, in the Italian countryside. Piero soon set out to know more of the world. In 1987 he joined the army...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Richard Chamberlain

    Richard grew up with a love of water, snorkeling and SCUBA diving from an early age. After an interim period of racing cars in Australia, culminating in a State ...

  • Richard Grundy

    Richard is a geography teacher who lives in rural Somerset, England. He enjoyed a three year post in the remote Tristan da Cunha school during which he acted as ...

  • Richard Price

    A childhood interest in biology led Rick into a ten year career working as a marine biologist for the British Antarctic Survey. He spent five winters and eight s...

  • Dr Rob Lambert is a multi-disciplinary academic at the University of Nottingham, working in environmental history and tourism & the environment. He holds a M...

  • Ronald Visser

    Raised in the flat northern part of The Netherlands, Ronald has a profound love for wide barren landscapes. Doing fieldwork for the Marine Biology department at ...

  • Russel Kelaart

    After purchasing a 4wd vehicle for his first car, Rustys life of camping and adventure began. This then evolved into a paying job wh...

  • 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...

  • Simon Boyes began watching birds in England at the age of 12, and has rarely put his binoculars down since. He has a degree in Classics from Oxford University (u...

  • 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...

  • Stephanie Martin

    Stephanie is a marine mammal scientist who began her career studying finback and humpback whales from a small isolated lighthouse is...

  • Stephen was inspired from a very early age by a family legacy left behind by his grandfather, Julian A. Weston who was probably the person who knew more about Co...

  • Stuart Burmeister

    Stuart’s home is in Durban, South Africa. He grew up literally in the wilds of Africa and has a good knowledge of the indigenous people and regions of many...

  • 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 80 countries on all 7 continents.  She has combined this passio...

  • Ted grew up in Surrey, in the heart of London’s commuter belt, and has been working to escape into the wilds ever since. Most ...

  • Thomas Nilsen

    Thomas Nilsen lives in the Norwegian border town of Kirkenes near Russia’s Kola Peninsula. He is editor of BarentsObserver.com, covering Europe’s nor...

  • 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...

  • Victoria Salem

    Victoria has always been fascinated by the cooler places on our planet and has been travelling in Northern Europe, the Arctic and Antarctica regularly for the pa...

  • Wayne Brown

    Wayne Brown has worked for small ship expedition cruises for over 19 years. Wayne is a marine biologist with a degree in ecology and environmental biology from t...

  • Will is a passionate geologist, glaciologist, naturalist and lover of the great outdoors! When he is not hugging rocks, or delivering thought provoking geology p...

  • Will Evans

    Growing up in the North Yorkshire town of Skipton surrounded by the countryside Will has always appreciated being outdoors and enjoys a whole array of adventurou...