Expedition Leading (Arctic/Antarctic), Polar Safety/Logistics, Expedition Consulting

Graham has been working and adventuring in the polar regions since 1998. He has worked as a Field Assistant to science and film crews in the Ross Sea, as sea kayak guide, a photography teacher, and Expedition Leader on small cruise ships and private yachts. His ability to inspire staff and passengers alike is well known in the industry and his professional outdoor back ground and qualifications create a dynamic work place and training ground for staff and passengers alike. Graham has many years of experience across a wide range of locations and is able to consult on:

  • Antarctic Peninsula
  • Weddell Sea
  • Sth Georgia
  • Falkland Islands
  • Canadian High Nth
  • NW Passage
  • Baffin Island
  • Greenland – south, west and east coasts
  • Svalbard

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As Expedition Leader on any journey or vessel Graham’s organisational ability, logistics, risk management and communication skills deliver results for you or your company You are assured:

  • Safety of passengers and staff on all excursions and operations
  • Delivery of a quality educational and experiential product for participants and staff
  • Quality crucial decisions on sites, plans and risk management procedures for each considering weather, wildlife (polar bears in Arctic) and topography
  • Efficient liason with other operators, and stake holders.
  • Efficient liason with any head office or international agencies and delivery of any required reports.

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Ships worked on as Expedition Leader:

    • Akademik Ioffe – 100pax
    • Akademik Sergei Vavilov – 100 pax     One Ocean Expeditions
    • Ocean Nova – 85 pax
    • Sea Spirit – 90 pax                               Quark Expeditions
    • Akademik Shokalskiy – 48 pax
    • Hanse Explorer – 12 pax                      EYOS Expeditions

Graham’s personal expeditions include:

  • First ever sea kayak journey from Hope Bay (Nth Peninsula) – Adelaide Island
  • First sea kayak circumnavigation of Sth Georgia
  • Sea kayak and mountaineering traverse of the Darwin Cordillera, Tierra del Fuego
  • Mountaineering traverse of Oscar II Land, Spitsbergen
  • Ski crossing of Greenland
  • A one-month solo sea kayak and mountaineering journey – Greenland west coast.