Rob Barbour was born in Kenya although spend his formative years in Australia. A doctor by trade, Rob served in the Australian Army, most notably as the regimental medical officer to the elite Special Air Service Regiment (SAS). He also spent time on active service with the UN in Western Sahara and the Middle East. Upon leaving the Army in the late 90's, Rob migrated back to Africa. He now resides with his family in Tanzania. Rob's passion for both adventure and the natural world, along with his vast experience, ideally place him to lead expeditions into far flung places in the region. In addition to his role with Epic, Rob also directs a community based safari operation in Eastern Tanzania.