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We are an organisation driven by our people, people who want to build something we can be proud of. We’ve come a long way and together we’re going places. Our people are an extension of our values, so you’ll find nothing less than a truly committed, passionate, smart and entrepreneurial team here.
Setting the tone from the top, adventure runs in Pete’s blood, so does family. Pete helped establish World Challenge in Australia over ten years ago and after taking time out to complete an unassisted row across the Atlantic in 2015, Pete’s been steering our ship.
Born in Italy to an American dad and British mom, and raised in Brazil, Betta's sense of exploration has been a life-long project. From a family of educators, Betta's professional life has been focused on teaching and wilderness therapy and our teams know her for her big heart.
It’s not taken Dan long to adopt an affinity with America, having lived on the east coast and now the west coast, both of his beautiful little girls were born here. Dan lives and breathes World Challenge – he has his whole working life – and he’s proud to lead the team in North America.
A former Head of Physical Education with over 12 years of teaching experience and 6 expeditions under his belt, Marcus now calls Canada home. From curriculum and award links, to the best blister pads for your feet, he is perfectly placed to support parents, teachers and schools through their build up to expedition with tips he’s got down to a fine art
Mountains and adventure will always be in Stu’s blood, having grown through the business as a trainee instructor, expedition leader and now director. Experience in the field shapes our collaborative approach to safety and our strength comes from Stu’s ability to build a growing network of experts.
With infectious energy, no problem is too small or challenge too great for Steffan. With a background based in international affairs, foreign languages and travel, Steffan’s life experience is rich and relevant. Thriving in the basics and the more complex, attention to detail and customer care are his trademarks.
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Our expedition leaders
While other providers employ a friendly face with a first aid certificate we look up every mountain side and down every bush track to find leaders who are technically qualified to work in the environments in which we operate.
We recruit, train and retain people who have passion for youth development, ethical travel and cultural immersion. Our leaders seek out challenge, know the risks, find the fun. They’re the first to engage but the last to speak. They’re confident, competent and ready for the journey.
Teachers and the team will have the opportunity to get to know their leader during their training to ensure they are a good match. They are always there to actively step in on matters of safety and to avoid budgeting catastrophes but moreover, they’re role models.
We believe it takes a team to lead a group so we place one of our professional Expedition Leaders with every team, as well as fully funding at least one pastoral School Leader from the school. This gives our approach to leadership both balance and strength.
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