Curriculum Vitae

Education/Certifications 

  •  Pre Hospital Emergency Care 2013, 2016, 2018
  •  Victoria University, Weather Observation Training, Oct 2013
  • Mountain Safety Council, Outdoor First Aid (Unit 424, 6400, 6401, 6402), Nov 2009/   Revalidation Dec 2011
  •  Canoe and Kayak Limited, Multisport Grade Two Whitewater, July 2009
  •  Adventure Consultants, Ice Climbing Course, Aug 2008
  •  Growsafe, Introductory Certificate, June 2006
  •  LandRover 4WD Training 2003
  •  NZ Motor Industry Training Org, Apprenticeship in Motorcycle Engineering, Mar   1996
  •  Western Institute of Technology, Taranaki, Certificate in Automotive Trades, June 1993
  • New Zealand School Certificate, High School Diploma, Dec 1991
  • Vehicle Endorsements: Fork Lift, Tracked Vehicles, Heavy Wheels and Rollers, Single Unit Truck-44 Ton, 1998

Work Experience

  • Antarctica New Zealand 2IC – Field Support                                      Jan 2018- Present
  • Victoria University Driller/Mechanical Support                               Sept 2017-Present
  • Polar Field Assistant Camp Manger                                                     June 2017-Aug 2017
  • Victoria University Operations & Engineering Support                  May 2016- Feb 2017
  • Arizona State University Field Support/Engineer/Photographer  Dec 2015-Mar 2016
  • Antarctica New Zealand Field Support/Engineer                             May 2015-Dec 2015
  • Antarctica New Zealand Field Support/Engineer                             Aug 2014-Feb 2015
  • Antarctica New Zealand Field Support                                              Oct 2013-Dec 2013
  • Self Employed Fencing Contractor                                                      Feb 2013-Sept 2013
  • Antarctica New Zealand Engineering/Field Support                       Oct 2012-Jan 2013
  • Antarctica New Zealand Winter Mechanic/JASART Team              Jan 2012-Aug 2012
  • Self Employed Fencing Contractor                                                      Oct 2011-Dec 2011
  • Mount Nicholas Station Maintenance Manager                               Mar 2011-Oct 2011
  • Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Snow Cat Operator/Mechanic                        June 2010-Nov 2010
  • Brian Scown Contracting Mechanic/Machine Operator                  May 2010
  • Tongariro Alpine Crossing Winter Track Safety                               2009-2010
  • Jeff Rawson Contracting Owner/Operator                                         2003-2010
  • Holdem Contracting Machine Operator                                             1999-2003
  • Muirton Farms, W. Aust Mechanic/Machine Operator                    1999-2003
  • Guy Contractors, UK Machine Operator                                             1999-2003
  • Gwynn’s Contracting             Mulcher/Harvester Operator             1998-1999
  • ProLine Motorcycles Owner                                                                 1997

Field Experience

  • Cape Adare, Antarctica                2018
  • Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica            2017
  • Cape Espenberg, Alaska              2017
  • Northwestern USA                       2013, 2016
  • Alberta, Canada                            2014, 2015
  • New Mexico, USA                         2015, 2016
  • Cape Adare, Antarctica               2015, 2016
  • Sudan, Africa                                2015, 2016
  • Cape Adare, Antarctica               2014, 2015
  • Roosevelt Island, Antarctica      2012, 2013
  • Ross Island, Antarctica               2012
  • Multisport                                     2009-2012
    • Rotorangi Gut Buster Multisport, 14km kayak, 12km run, 45km bike
    • Speights Coast to Coast Multisport, 243km
    • McMurdo Mid-Winter Relay and Run, Antarctica
    • Mountain Biking 2008-Present
    • Tour Divide, 4392km
    • Hawera-Taupo-National Park Touring, 412km
    • Taranaki Round the Mountain Cycle Race, 181km
    • 42nd Traverse, 45km
  • Mountaineering 2006-Present
    • New Zealand, North Island                                                                     
      • Mt. Ruapehu/Te Heu Heu, Winter/Summer, 10+ summits, 2797m
      • Mt. Egmont, Winter, 100+ summits, 2518m
      • Mt. Ngauruhoe, Winter/Summer, 10+ summits, 2291m
      • Mt. Tongariro, Winter/Summer, 1978m
    • New Zealand, South Island                                                                      
      • Mt. Aspiring, Spring, 3033m
      • Mt. Tapuae O Uenuku, Winter/Summer, 2884m
      • Mt. Alarm, Winter/Summer, 2877m
      • Mt. Franklin, Summer, 2340m
      • The Remarkables, Winter, 2319m
      • Mt. Rolliston, Spring, 2275m
      • Mt. Hutt, Winter, 2190m
      • Mt. Philistine, Spring, 1967m
      • Mt. Phipps, Summer, 1965m
      • Mt. Temple, Summer, 1923m
      • Mt. Blimit, Summer, 1921m
      • Mt. Aikin, Summer, 1858m
      • Walter Peak, Winter, 1800m
      • Mt. Richmond, Summer, 1760m
    • Africa
      • Mt. Kilimanjaro, Summer, 5892m
      • Mt. Cameroon, Summer, 4100m
      • Mid-Atlas Mountains, Summer, 3100m
      • Trucking and Bush Camping Expedition, Africa 1999
  • Kayaking/Canoeing 1990-2012
    • Rangatiki River, 75km
    • Wanganui River, 160km
    • Waitara River
    • Patea River, 105 km

 

Additional Experience 

  • Project Photographer    2016
  • Film Crew Support   2015
  • Helicopter Crewman      2015
  • Climbing Trip Planning, Turkey 2013
  • Field Assistant, Peru 2013
  • JASART Antarctica Rescue Team 2012
  • Taranaki Alpine Cliff Rescue, Member 2006-Present
  • Taranaki Land Search and Rescue 2006-Present
  • Egmont Alpine Club, Member, Club Captain (2006) 2005-Present
  • New Zealand Red Cross Society, First Aid 1993-Present

 

Recognitions 

  • National Search and Rescue Award, NZSAR 2010

 

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