Brian Gibbons is passionate about adventure and the outdoors! Brian’s qualifications as a tour leader and kayak guide have been honed and perfected over many years. He has been leading Poros kayak adventures for the past 7 years and knows the waters well. A native of Scotland, Brian shares his time between Argyll Scotland, the Annecy Haute Savoie region of France and beautiful Poros Island in Greece.
Brian holds Bachelor’s Degrees in Community Education and Social Work Community Development as well as Outdoor Education and Recreational Leadership. He also has a Post Graduate Certificate in European Rural Economic Development as well as a Certificate in Small Business Development (Rural Communities).
More importantly, his outdoor activity qualifications include: British Canoe Union Level 3 Sea Kayaking Coach (since 1986). His specialty is leading multi-day trip expeditions and training leaders to lead day sea kayaking expeditions.
Royal Yachting Association Senior Principal Instructor (since 1988); PADI Diver; Community Sports Family Leadership Trainer Award; Wilderness First Aid and Emergency Incident Management Certification; winner of Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme: Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards; Protection of Vulnerable People in the Outdoors Sporting Environment.
Brian has owned his UK-based company, Adventure Tourism Services, since 2006 and we are proud to partner with him in bringing you our exciting kayak adventure programs!
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