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Our Team

Peter Hemming
Peter Hemming
Chairman
Peter Hemming is non-Executive Chairman of Epic Private Journeys. He is also Executive Chairman and Managing Director of Heathley Limited, a Sydney based investment bank which he established in 1977. In addition, Peter is Chairman of Heathley Asset Management Limited, the funds management subsidiary of Heathley Limited. [Read More]
Heather Saunders
Heather Saunders
Director, Operations
Heather Saunders was raised on a cattle station in Central Queensland. Upon leaving school, she completed a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in Japanese and French) at the University of Queensland. Heather then travelled extensively throughout New Zealand, Japan, Europe, South-east Asia and Africa. [Read More]
Lindy Scholtz
Lindy Scholtz
Operations Manager (Southern Africa)
Lindy Scholtz is our Operations Manager for Africa, based in Brisbane. Hailing from South Africa, Lindy began her career as a teacher and after five years took a change of direction into the field of travel in 1992. [Read More]
Anita Campbell
Anita Campbell
Operations Manager (East Africa)
Born in Kenya, Anita is of British and Mauritian descent. She is fluent in Kiswahili and began working in the tourism industry in Nairobi. After a stint with a small tour operator she moved to Mombasa where she ran a successful restaurant on Diani Beach. [Read More]
Robynne Fleming
Robynne Fleming
Operations Manager (Africa)
Robynne Fleming has been in the travel industry for over 18 years. Robynne was previsously employed by a horse safari company before moving to Pulse Africa, where she worked for 17 years. Born in South Africa, she has travelled extensively throughout Africa, including Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, Madagascar, Egypt and Zanzibar (Zambia being her all-time favourite destination). [Read More]
Leigh Squire
Leigh Squire
Operations, Australia Inbound
Leigh Squire is Epic’s Operations Australia Inbound based in Sydney.  Hailing from the USA, she brings nearly two decades of travel industry experience with her ranging from airline reservations, hotel sales, account and client relations ÷management. [Read More]
Kirstine Dawson
Kirstine Dawson
Operations, Australia Inbound
Having jumped the ditch from New Zealand to Australia, Kirstine Dawson has also lived and worked in the UK, Africa and North America.

With a passion for the great outdoors and a love of travel, Kirstine has explored all seven continents, some of them more than once. [Read More]

Meet Our Guides

Brad Horn
Brad Horn
Africa, Australia, Nepal, Antarctica, Americas
By design and desire, a professional adventurer, Brad’s passion is wild and natural places.  This passion was nurtured growing up on a cattle station in Western Queensland and as an Australian Army Officer. [Read More]
Rob Barbour
Rob Barbour
Africa, Nepal
Born in Kenya, Rob spent his formative years in Australia gaining a medical degree and serving in the Australian military on peacekeeping missions and in special forces.

Having never lost his love for his birthplace, Rob migrated to Tanzania to found a socially responsible and community conservation orientated safari operation and a private community conservation area. [Read More]
Pedro O'Connor
Pedro O'Connor
Australia, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia
Pedro O'Connor spent his formative years growing up on Queensland's Great Barrier Reef. He moved to South Africa for the latter years of his secondary school education and spent time on safaris to Rhodesia, Swaziland and Mozambique. [Read More]
Kevin Jackson
Kevin Jackson
North America, South America, Nepal
Kevin Jackson is responsible for the logistics and operations of all North and South American programmes. He has led many worldwide expeditions, including multiple ascents of Aconcagua in Argentina (the highest peak in the Americas), and Mt Whitney (the highest mountain in the continental United States) and to base camp on Everest. [Read More]
Andrew Roberts
Andrew Roberts
North America, South America
Andrew Roberts is Operations Manager for the Epic Americas programmes and is based in our San Diego, California office. Andrew began his career in the field of climbing and safety textile design and evenutally followed his passion and love for the outdoors into the adventure travel business. [Read More]
Jana Arnhold
Jana Arnhold
Africa
After travelling the world for three years, Jana’s first visit to Africa was in 2009, when she arrived in the Cape, on assignment for a photographic production. Her desire to explore and an unwillingness to return to a European winter found her living in The Greater Kruger National Park where she worked as a lodge manager and later as a guide. [Read More]
Nic Kershaw
Nic Kershaw
Africa
In 2008 Nic made a life-changing leap, leaving his home and career in the UK behind for the great wide-open spaces of Southern Africa.
Having qualified as an FGASA Guide, Nic’s guiding career began in the arid Little Karoo biome, before developing his bush skills tracking in the Kalahari and on specialist bird tours of the Afro-Montane and coastal forests of South Africa. [Read More]
Squack Evans
Squack Evans
Africa
Squack Evans was born and raised on a large cattle ranch in south-eastern Zimbabwe, and it was here where he first began his chosen life in the African bush. Born into a family that has resided in Africa for four generations, it seemed only natural for him to follow in their footsteps. [Read More]
Stuart Levine
Stuart Levine
Africa
Stuart was born in Durban and completed a three year Diploma in Tourism before embarking on a year of travel. Upon returning to South Africa, he commenced his dream career as a Field Guide at Londolozi Private Game Reserve before joining Singita Private Game Reserve where he stayed for the next eight years. [Read More]
Hernan Jofre
Hernan Jofre
Patagonia
Hernan visited Patagonia in 1996 with the quest to climb the Torres del Paine and has lived there ever since. After relocating to Puerto Natales, Hernan was hired to guide climbing and trekking trips through the National Park. [Read More]
Toby Sinclair
Toby Sinclair
India
Toby has lived in India since the mid ‘70s travelling and organizing documentary films across South Asia for the BBC, National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Animal Planet and other broadcasters. He has edited and contributed to a series of 7 Insight Guides on India, and numerous other books. [Read More]