Polar Maritime Survival Instructor. Led an 8-person team on the first man-haul crossing of the AP, undertaking science work, to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Captain R.F. Scott RN reaching the South Pole. B.Sc in Oceanography & Meteorology. Offshore Medic/ Emergency Medical Technician and Advanced Trauma Life Support Qualified. Alpine Ski Mountaineering Qualified (1996). Completed Advanced Avalanche Course. Extensive Ski-Touring, Ski-Mountaineering and Ski-Hauling experience. Extensive Arctic operations. Extensive Mountaineering experience including 1st Himalayan ascents.
UIMLA qualified. 12th Briton to Ski to the North and South Pole (unsupported). Led Queens Diamond Jubilee Expedition to Baffin Island. Extensive Arctic experience. Remote First Aid Qualified. Former Explorer in Residence Plymouth University.
Former military alpine mountaineering and ski touring instructor. Ascents of numerous 4000 metre peaks including the North Face of the Ober Gabelhorn. Led multi-day ski touring expeditions. Member of The Alpine Club. Logistics lead for 2012 British Services Antarctic Expedition including the ascent of 7 previously unclimbed mountains. Chartered Mechanical Engineer with MSc in Construction Economics and Management from UCL.
Charly loves nature, is an engineer, environmental scientist and biogeochemist with over 20 years of experience as academic at the University of Plymouth, UK. Beyond this, she is active in science communication, STEM subject outreach, citizen science and environmental education through her new venture Challenging Habitat.
Emily is a Performance Nutritionist. She works with a variety of clients including adventurers, elite and recreational athletes. She supported Anthony Jinman on his solo expedition to the South Pole and understands the nutritional demands of people operating in the Antarctic environment.
Paul is an avid mountaineer having climbed around the world for over 40 years (He is currently an Honorary Vice President of the Army Mountaineering Association). Other interests include skiing, sailing and cycling. In 2012 he led the British Services Antarctic Expedition, taking 24 Service men and women to the Antarctic continent for two months, during the 100th Anniversary of the death of Capt (RN) Robert Falcon Scott, for which he was awarded the MBE in the New Year’s honours list.
Dr. Imogen Napper has kindly written a letter highlighting the importance of this expedition. She is a research fellow of the University of Plymouth and is researching international marine litter. More information can be found here.