Paul is a Royal Marines Mountain Leader, with 18 years service in the Military. He has also worked as a climbing instructor at Plymouth Life Centre for 2 years as an instructor teaching both children to adults.
Paul has relaxed manner with a sound depth of knowledge when supervising or instructing and has been tested under demanding conditions through planning and delivery of international high profile events. Paul has a passion to deliver bespoke high profile match ball deliveries and charity events. He also has a passion for outdoor pursuits such as climbing and mountaineering.
Paul has been employed in both mountainous and cold weather environments including high altitude mountainous terrain. He has worked in demanding and remote environments such as desert, jungle Antarctic and Antarctica.
CMI level 5 certificate in management and leadership.
Edexcel Level 4 BTEC Professional Award.
Workplace Risk Assessors IOSH certificate.
Rope Access Supervisors (BS 7985-2013/ISO 22846-2012).
European Rope Course Association (ERCA) Temporary Low Ropes Course Constructor/Instructor.
Royal Society of Prevention Competent Person Within Inspection of PersonalProtective Equipment (PPE) for work at Height & Adventure Activities.
Rock Climbing Instructing (RCI)
Mountain Leader Award.
Fundamentals of Climbing 1 & 2
Telemark level 2 Skiing Instructor.
First Aid at Work.
Matt is a highly experienced Royal Marines Mountain Leader, with over 20 years military service. During this time, he has served around the globe, in all environments, from the desert to the arctic. He has led expeditions to Alaska, the Himalayas, Antarctica, Norway and the Alps.
Matt has a teaching diploma, as well as management and coaching qualifications. His specialism lies in rope access, climbing skiing, however, he is also a bushcraft and navigation instructor.
Previously Matt has coordinated and delivered corporate abseils and displays locations such as Wembley Stadium, Twickenham Stadium, The Spinnaker Tower Portsmouth and Welford Road Stadium (Leicester Tigers). He has also coordinated and delivered the Duke of Edinburgh award at all levels, along with NNAS courses and is a Mountain Training Association member. Matt is DBS checked and First Aid trained.
Based on the outskirts of Dartmoor, Matt has lived and worked in the South West for over 20 years and has an in-depth knowledge of the facilities and areas that the Devon area has to offer. He spends his spare time outdoors, with his family.
MLTUK Summer ML
MLTUK Rock Climbing Instructor
BS7985/ISO22846 Safe Working at Heights Supervisor
IOSH Workplace Risk Assessor
Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training
CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership
CMI level 5 Award in Coaching and Mentoring
MIAS Level 2
NSF Level 2 Telemark Instructor
RYA Powerboat Lvl2
RYA Powerboat Safety Boat
RYA Short Range Radio (VHF) & Radar