Our expedition Leaders

From our very first expedition in 1932, our volunteer Leaders have shared their considerable skills, enthusiasm and commitment and helped to feed our spirit of adventure. To meet our Leadership teams simply click on the dates in green for each expedition below. To find out more about leading for British Exploring Society head to our Lead on expedition webpage.

Peruvian Amazon

Meet the 2017 and 2018 team of trauma doctors, ecologists, environmental scientists, documentary film makers (and more) leading our expedition to the Peruvian Amazon.

Indian Himalaya

Meet the 2017 and 2018 team of zoologists, conservationists, aircraft officers, writers (and more) leading our expedition to the world’s highest mountain range. 

Canadian Yukon

Meet the 2017 and 2018 team of GPs, geologists, bush craft specialists, outdoor instructors (and more) leading our expedition to the Canadian wilderness. 

Expeditionary Year

Meet the 2017 and 2018 team of researchers, emergency rescue workers, mountaineers, teachers (and more) leading our expedition to the Icelandic wilderness. 

Dangoor Next Generation

Meet the 2017 and 2018 team of outdoor instructors, youth workers, paramedics, teachers (and more) leading our expedition to the Icelandic wilderness.

Dangoor Infinity Pilot

Meet the 2018 team of sailors, doctors, cooks, biologists (and more) leading our expedition across the North Atlantic in a tall ship.

UK Explorers

Meet the 2019 team of outdoor instructors, operation managers, teachers, scientist (and more) leading our expedition to the Icelandic wilderness.