Matt is a highly experienced Royal Marines Mountain Leader, with over 20 years military service.  During this time, he has served around the globe, in all environments, from the desert to the arctic.  He has led expeditions to Alaska, the Himalayas, Antarctica, Norway and the Alps. 

Matt has a teaching diploma, as well as management and coaching qualifications.  His specialism lies in rope access, climbing skiing, however, he is also a bushcraft and navigation instructor.

Previously Matt has coordinated and delivered corporate abseils and displays locations such as Wembley Stadium, Twickenham Stadium, The Spinnaker Tower Portsmouth and Welford Road Stadium (Leicester Tigers).  He has also coordinated and delivered the Duke of Edinburgh award at all levels, along with NNAS courses and is a Mountain Training Association member.  Matt is DBS checked and First Aid trained.

Based on the outskirts of Dartmoor, Matt has lived and worked in the South West for over 20 years and has an in-depth knowledge of the facilities and areas that the Devon area has to offer.  He spends his spare time outdoors, with his family.