Our Youth Adventure Experts

Our Youth Adventure Experts

Our Youth Adventure Experts are the most experienced and friendly in the industry. With offices all over the world there is a Youth Adventure Expert near you ready to talk at your school assembly or help you tailor the exact expedition for your school.


  • Donna Lawrence Sydney

    Donna is a 15-year veteran of adventure travel and World Expeditions and is the Brand Manager of our school program and charity challenge divisions. Donna oversees that schools receive a meaningful and rewarding experience through our worldwide community projects and curriculum trips. She has travelled through Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, Peru, Argentina, Hawaii, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Nepal.

  • Scott Pinnegar Scott Pinnegar Melbourne

    Scott's infectious enthusiasm for adventure travel is obvious with journeys to remote regions like China's Yunnan and Sichuan provinces and Northern Cambodia. His extensive experience in the travel industry includes climbing Kilimanjaro, treks in South America and Nepal and many journeys through Vietnam and South East Asia. He has most recently returned from a trip to Antarctica, something he describes as a 'must do' for any adventure traveller.

  • Ian Williams Melbourne

    A veteran traveller of over 20 years, it would be a hard task to determine where Ian Williams has not travelled. His adventures have taken him through Africa, South America, Asia, Europe and the Himalaya. His commitment to Nepal and to establishing philanthropic programs with orphanages and schools in the region has been an integral and rewarding aspect of the itineraries he organises for our school groups each year.

  • Pam Drummond Brisbane

    Pam’s travel CV is nothing short of inspiring. From her original base in New Zealand she explore the Pacific Islands and South East Asia countless times before heading to North America, the UK & Europe, the Middle East and overland in East Africa to see the mountain gorillas in Uganda. Pam took part in one of our Community Project's in Nepal and has also escorted a group of travellers on the Trans Siberian Explorer through China, Mongolia and Russia.

  • Kerren Knighton Auckland

    Kerren has a wealth of adventure travel knowledge. Kerren guided throughout the Middle East, India & Turkey for three years leading small adventure groups. She has travelled extensively including visits to Kenya, Zimbabwe, Malawi & South Africa. Kerren also raves about her time spent in Thailand, Borneo and China. Kerren has travelled to Nepal on our Annapurna Machapuchare and has enjoyed the beautiful wildlife of the Galapagos Islands & Ecuador.

  • Jenny Holland London

    The cultures of South East Asia and the Pacific Islands, as well as Morocco, Oman and Portugal, together with ten years in the industry, has given Jenny a unique perspective on worldwide travel. As an expert in group travel, mainly in the educational sector, she is now excited to share her passion for exploration with young travellers from the UK and Europe. Next on her list is more of South America, that Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu really got her inspired!

  • Laura McCoy Ottawa

    Talking to Laura it’s hard to figure out the places she hasn’t been to! With more than 11 years experience crafting unique adventures to worldwide destinations for herself and her clients there’s no place she hasn’t discovered! From jungle treks and cave exploration in Central America to volcano hikes in the Pacific Islands, Laura’s passion for adventure is infectious. With specific expertise in South America, Africa, Patagonia and SE Asia your trip of a lifetime begins here.