Meet the Team


A qualified International Mountain Leader, Kayak Coach, Climbing Instructor, Mountain Bike Leader and Duke of Edinburgh Assessor, In addition, having led around 30 expeditions worldwide. I have a passion for the outdoors and love sharing this with others. As such I work full time in the Outdoor Education industry and all my spare time is spent either on a bike or running around the hills.


As a teacher Nicola is ideally placed to advise and direct on what schools and students are looking for. Nicola has also travelled extensively around the world and been on expeditions to several countries. In addition Nicola has been involved with the Duke of Edinburgh Award for around 10 years as a trainer and assessor. Most importantly though she can’t cook on a camp stove anywhere near as well as we can.


A Summer Mountain Leader and Assessor with Duke of Edinburgh Award, Laurence has walked and cycled through most of the famous mountain passes in Scotland; has also walked in Italian Dolomites and Amalfi coast, and is trying to improve his knowledge of the Italian language. Laurence is currently assisting me with marketing Goventure to a wider client base.


A Winter Mountain Leader with a true love of the hills. Brian has completed all the Munro’s and indeed ran most of them. An experienced Duke of Edinburgh Award leader having worked on the Award for the last 8 years with GoVenture in addition to being in Mountain Rescue for the last 125 years (Or so it seems). Brian has also led expeditions to Africa, and Iceland. A real stalwart for GoVenture


A full time Outdoor Education Instructor, qualified as Winter Mountain Leader and Trail Cycle leader as well as being an Accredited Practitioner for the Institute for Outdoor Learning. In addition Kieran has trained Duke of Edinburgh Award participants for several years now. Kieran’s happy disposition and constant smile makes him an inspirational guy to work with and an asset to GoVenture.


What he lacks in height he makes up with bucket loads of enthusiasm for everything he does. Ross is a Winter Mountain Leader, Kayak Coach and Sailing Senior Instructor who is always looking for the next challenge in his professional career. A Gold Award holder himself and very experienced Leader for the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Ross is above all else the man whom is prepared and more than able to take the reins in Mike's absence.


Some say he can walk on water......A summer mountain Leader, Kayak & Canoe coach, Very experienced Mountain Bike Leader and Ski Instructor. Mark has worked with us delivering The Duke of Edinburgh Award for the last 2 years and is a great addition to our team.