Our passion is adventure, education & sustainability.

 

We give students an opportunity to develop their own unique skills,

to become leaders, team players, change makers and innovators.

 

Ram Silwal 

Founder & CEO

 

Expedition leader with 30 years of experience in the adventure tourism industry.

Consultant to the British Army on adventure trainings in the Himalayas, Scandinavia and the Alps. Adventure Entrepreneur, dedicated educator and Honorary Representative for Nepal Tourism Board.

Xenia Brundin

Sustainabilty & Media

 

Sustainability consultant for adventure companies and founder of the non-profit Silwal Foundation. Xenia is a media professional with a wide academic background in Journalism, Project Management, Social Entrepreneurship and Antarctic Studies.

Saga Swahn

Marketing & Relationships

 

A multi-tallented millenia with a broad network, passion for communication and creating lasting connections. As a former student of Tourism she first joined the SUMMIT Team on the Adventure Guide-, Mountain Leadership- and River Expedition internship programs.

Annki Nilsson

Educator & Program Advisor

 

Head of Tourism Faculty at Grimslövs Collage, with over 20 years of experience teaching and guiding youth to a career in the tourism industry.

Annki has also developed and introduced several successful educational programs to diversify the Swedish education system.

Fredrik Hermelin

Industry Advisor

 

Founder of The Search Adventures and currently Commercial Director at Carlson Wagonlit Travel. Working in a global perspective with a strong local presence. Former key account manager for British Airways and American Express.

Seven Summit Women

Inspiring Lecturers

 

A team of Nepali women that became the most successful women’s expedition to ever summit Mt Everest, and later the remaining highest summits on each continent.

Today the team works with education, empowerment & tourism development in Nepal.

 

 

Anthony Eddis-Davies

Head of Awards

 

The director of The Outdoor Instructor Training Academy. He has worked in the industry as an instructor and coach for over 20 years. He is one of only a handful of UK trainers for ‘Rescue 3 International’, provider of MLTE courses, and is both EMT trained and a first aid trainer, amongst a multitude of other qualifications in the outdoor industry.

Stuart Williams

Leadership Advisor

 

Ex British Army Major. Expedition leader of the first Joint Service Himalayan Kayaking Expedition for the British Army and other expeditions in Nepal, the Apls and Scandinavia. Today, Stuart is a specialist in the area of security risk management worldwide.

Gerry Moffatt

Inspiring Lecturer

 

Author and Film Producer for National Geographic. Gerry is an expedition paddler and Climber. Twice on the summit of Mt Everest.

Handpicked by the government of Bhutan and Nepal to develop adventure tourism in the Himalayas.

The world's highest mountains, most epic rivers and vibrant cultures.

- Let the Himalayas be your classroom!