Sharon Cruse - Expeditions Manager

Sharon Cruse - Expeditions Manager

Sharon manages all elements of expedition planning, safety and execution. A super experienced mountaineer, she ensures we offer unrivalled safety procedures in the most amazing locations.

Louise Coggins - School Expeditions Manager

Louise Coggins - School Expeditions Manager

Lou runs our team of passionate and well-travelled Expedition Coordinators and has worked and volunteered in most of our Camps around the globe! She ensures we offer; fully supported, life changing expeditions for each and every school we work with.

Cheryl Newstead - Operations Manager

Cheryl Newstead - Operations Manager

Cheryl keeps everyone’s expeditions running smoothly, from the moment of sign up right through to touching back down in the UK after your expedition.

Hannah Davies - Gap Year & Independent Travel Manager

Hannah Davies - Gap Year & Independent Travel Manager

Hannah is an expert in gap year travel. Her team help gap year travellers decide on the right programme and ensure a once in a lifetime experience is had by each of our volunteers.

Keely Alexander - Gap Year Expedition Coordinator

Keely Alexander - Gap Year Expedition Coordinator

Super happy and always up for a new adventure. Keely understands what makes a truly amazing volunteering experience. She loves advising our volunteers on where to visit.

Callum Davies - Gap Year Expedition Coordinator

Callum Davies - Gap Year Expedition Coordinator

Callum went to Camp Kenya as a volunteer and decided that he had to come and work at Camps HQ. We’re glad he did, he really inspires our volunteers.

Lainey Starkey - Expedition Support Coordinator

Lainey Starkey - Expedition Support Coordinator

Lainey recruits our awesome Expedition Leaders, she is a super qualified leader herself so knows what to look for! Lainey has travelled all over the world leading expeditions for Camps International and is soon to summit Kilimanjaro.

Emma Keegan - Expedition Support Coordinator

Emma Keegan - Expedition Support Coordinator

Emma is a jack of all trades, supporting our UAE operation and looking after all our super important medical kit. She recently visited Camp Kenya and Camp Tanzania.

Kayleigh Clover - School Expeditions Assistant Manager

Kayleigh Clover - School Expeditions Assistant Manager

I have been with Camps for almost 4 years and have been lucky enough to travel to most of our locations across 3 continents! My day to day role involves speaking to large groups of students and parents about opportunities to travel with us and I also support the rest of the team to reach their goals. I am happiest when I am travelling – whether that be to a hot foreign destination or (more likely) driving down the M27!

James West - Senior Expedition Coordinator

James West - Senior Expedition Coordinator
“Westy” works with our Scottish schools. He loves exploring the mountains and jungles and has led Schools groups to every continent we work in. The biggest buzz for James is meeting tomorrow’s explorers and volunteers each day.

Steph Scholes - Senior Expedition Coordinator

Steph Scholes - Senior Expedition Coordinator
Steph looks after our schools in the North West of England. She has ventured to many corners of the globe and is incredibly passionate about young people taking the opportunity to travel and get some real life experiences. Steph led a team of 46 students in Ecuador last summer and is happiest when she is discovering new places around the world!

Sarah Murtagh - Senior Expedition Coordinator

Sarah Murtagh - Senior Expedition Coordinator

Sarah has explored many of our destinations and is passionate about experiencing different cultures, supporting developing communities and conserving endangered wildlife – passions she shares by inspiring young people across the South West to join us for their own adventures! Also as an Expedition Leader, she sees first hand how students develop in so many ways throughout their expeditions.

Nicola Knight - Regional Expedition Coordinator

Nicola Knight - Regional Expedition Coordinator

Nic helps students from schools across the South East and loves to fundraise!  She is always on hand to help students think of weird and wonderful ways to raise their  funds!

Tommy Murphy - Regional Expedition Coordinator

Tommy Murphy - Regional Expedition Coordinator

Looking after our schools in Northern Ireland, Tommy has a true passion for helping students realise their full potential. He is a firm believer that people should experience travel in a sustainable and meaningful way, with community and culture at the heart.

Jess Brough - Regional Expedition Coordinator

Jess Brough - Regional Expedition Coordinator

Jess looks after our schools in the South East of England. She was introduced to Camps during her student days as she travelled to Kenya on one of our expeditions. It’s fair to say that she has been bitten by the travel bug and hasn’t looked back! She is always on hand to support students on their journey towards expedition. Whether it be giving top tips about kit or sharing fundraising success stories; Jess has been there, done that and is very proud to wear the t-shirt!

Dean Bates - Regional Expedition Coordinator

Dean Bates - Regional Expedition Coordinator

Dean will get you fired up for volunteering. He is passionate about the project work we do having seen the difference it makes first hand in Cambodia.

Laura Bourke - Regional Expedition Coordinator

Laura Bourke - Regional Expedition Coordinator

Helping schools in London and the surrounding counties, Laura started as a volunteer for CI and lived in the Borneo jungle! Fuelled by the great work we do, she first became a member of our team in Borneo, before returning to the UK to join us permanently.  Laura has lots of stories to share and loves enthusing students about the incredible work we do.

Rachael May - Operational Support - Team Leader

Rachael May - Operational Support - Team Leader

Rachael encourages our volunteers to raise the funds they need for their expedition. She is also a qualified Expedition Leader, there’s not many camps Rachael hasn’t been to.

Katie Baxter - Operations Team

Katie Baxter - Operations Team

Katie supports our teachers and parents during the expedition journey. A very experience traveller, she will have the answer to all your questions.

Natalie Strachan - Operational Support, Assistant Team Leader

Natalie Strachan - Operational Support, Assistant Team Leader

Nat will reassure you and provide you with all the info you need to have a safe and organised expedition. She loves to visit new places, especially our camps.

Tanya Stickland - Operations Team

Tanya Stickland - Operations Team

Tanya will make sure you don’t have any worries about your expedition. Reassuring and super knowledgable, she knows a thing or two about travel.

Julie Lax - School Support Coordinator

Julie Lax - School Support Coordinator

Lovely Jooles is here to help support teachers and parents alike with her incredible passion and wicked sense of humour!  She began her love affair with CI as a teacher who travelled with us to Kenya.  She supported her daughter to fundraise 100% of the money needed to travel on expedition with us too… and more recently shaved her head in order to raise money for the Camps foundation!

Lorna Honey - School Expedition Support

Lorna Honey - School Expedition Support

Based in our Ringwood HQ, Lorna is always ready to have a giggle, and offer some friendly advice and support to every teacher she speaks to.

Sue Davey - School Expedition Support

Sue Davey - School Expedition Support

Working the same hours as schools across the UK, Sue is dedicated to offering schools the highest possible standard of support from start to finish.