Director of Risk Management and Director of Recruiting
Born in South Africa, Paul moved to the United States as a small child, and has continued to seek out travel, adventure, and education ever since. Paul has worked in and around the worlds of experiential education, leadership development, and group psychology for almost twenty years. He has had the opportunity to work at a variety of organizations and to support a diverse spectrum of students and clients. Across these organizations, Paul’s scope of practice has also been varied; he has worked as a facilitator, curriculum designer, expeditionary leader, risk management consultant, staff trainer, and counselor. Currently, in addition to his private coaching clients, Paul works throughout the year as a consultant and trainer with a number of educational organizations, including Avid4 Adventure, the Cottonwood Institute, the Tandana Foundation, Where There Be Dragons, and the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). For NOLS, Paul is a senior instructor and preceptor for the Wilderness Medicine Institute (WMI). Much of Paul’s experience comes from teaching, leading, and counseling groups in remote and challenging settings or environments around the world.