Our Team


"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championship" - Michale Jordan


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.

Gerry Moffatt

Industy Advisor


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.

Saga Swahn

Marketing & Relationships


A multi-tallented millenia with a passion for creating lasting connections. As a former student of Tourism she first joined us for a three month internship program. Today, she is the go-to person as an office manager in an innovative start-up and possibly your first point of contact at the SUMMIT Team.

Xenia Brundin

Sustainabilty & Admin


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

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.

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.

Annki Nilsson

Educational 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

Inaspirational Lecturer


Founder of The Search Adventures and currently Commercial Director at Carlson Wagonlit Travel. Working in a global perspective with a strong locr presence. Fredrik has worked as an entrepreneur and manager in the B2B tourism sector for over 20 years.

Our passion is adventure, education & sustainability.


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

to become leaders, team players and change makers.


SUMMIT Adventure Academy is run by Ram Silwal Adventures and operated by The Royal Beach Camp in the Himalayas.


Adventure Academy

We work for a sustainable future.

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

- Let the Himalayas be your classroom!