Chambers Alan (United Kingdom)
Alan Chambers MBE was born in North Lincolnshire1968 and educated at Frederick Gough School, Lincolnshire. In 1985 hejoined the Royal Marine Commandos in Devon and continued to serve inthe Royal Marines for the next sixteen years, qualifying as a diver,parachutist, paramedic and ski survival instructor.
Whilst in the Marines, he travelled the world, working in the Arctic, desert,jungle and mountains. He spent four winters above the snow line,operating in the mountains of North Norway spending extensive timeteaching and instructing in humanitarian conditions, and leadingvarious size teams of Marines, until Christmas 2000, when he left theservice and returned to the UK.
After leaving the Marines Alan embarked on a newcareer, giving motivational talks to all levels of management,worldwide. His themes of teamwork, leadership, self discipline andmental focus, whilst based on his own experiences are tailored to suitthe requirements of the target audience.
Alan is an Honorary Director of the Johnnie Walker Fund, a panel ofexperienced businessmen and adventurers, who sponsor global expeditionsemphasising key values such as leadership and personal progress. Healso advises on Cold Climate Expeditions, delivering expertise onnutritional needs, equipment and clothing and on leadership selectionfor an expedition company currently running, organising and developingteam expeditions to the four corners of the world.
Alan has worked with a film company on a documentary of the Unsupported Walkto the Geographical North Pole, successfully completed in 2000.
Source : Norman Phillips Organisation