2015: Security and Risk Management Course. City & Guild Level 5 and CiiSCM certified by PGI Training.
1999: 2.1 BSc Hons. Degree in marine biology at U. W. Swansea. Research dissertation 1st and published in the Journal of Animal Behavior.
2020: Winter Mountain LeaDER Training.
2018: RYA Powerboat level 2 certificate.
2017: WEMSI-International Wilderness EMT certificate.
2016: Medicine In Remote Areas (MIRA) certificate.
2016: White water packraft guides course.
2014: Rescue 3 white water rescue technician.
2011: RYA day skipper shore based and practical certificates.
2010: AIDA 3 star free diving certificate.
2007: MLTB summer mountain leader award.
2004: Exploration medicine instructor.
2003: Fellow of The Royal Geographic Society.
1996: BCU - Kayak and canoe level 2 coach.
1996: MLTB SPSA – Climbing Instructor award.