The Wild Medic Project is a not-for-profit organisation comprising of a team of passionate volunteers dedicated to effectively channelling the unique skills of paramedics and health care workers to regions in desperate need of medical assistance.
Steve is the founder of the WMP. He is an Advanced Care Paramedic from Qld Australia who has a passion for adventure and helping others. An avid adventurer, climber, surfer and diver who works as a contract Expedition Leader specialising in marine, desert and high altitude (<6000m) expeditions. He is currently a fellow candidate for the Wilderness Medical Society and a Wilderness Medical Consultant / Instructor. He has two young children that he cannot wait to share the world with.
Mick is a co founder of the Wild Medic Project. An Advanced Care Paramedic with a military background, Mick’s extensive travels and compassionate drive has unlocked a desire to extend ongoing healthcare to regions most in need. Mick is involved in developing the core fundamental structures of WMP as well as sourcing and implementing new projects. As a proud father of two, he loves exploring nature and the outdoors with his young family.
Shelly is the superhero behind the scenes of WMP. She has worked as an outdoor adventure specialist in Europe and taught English in Mexico and Japan. She is indispensable in the operational and administrative side of the project. With a degree in Social Science and soon to be Occupational Therapy as well, she combines her passion for adventure and caring to facilitate the workings of WMP. Having met Steve whilst travelling she now calls Australia home and is a mother of two beautiful children.
Rahel was there when the WMP project was born. She has a Bachelor in Commerce and a Bachelor of Laws with Honours, Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice and a Masters of Laws. She has travelled extensively throughout Europe and East Africa and has been instrumental in providing legal counsel to WMP.
Jarrod is a co founder of WMP and an Advanced Care Paramedic based in Queensland. He has a keen interest in remote medicine, all kinds of sport, hiking, camping and is an avid aviator. He has been involved in rural sports development and junior teams mentoring, held air experience instructor and aerobatic ratings in gliders and traveled domestically following these interests. He has applied his enthusiasm for mentoring through tutoring paramedic students within the university system. He has a young family who he loves spending time with. Jarrod is instrumental in sourcing volunteers for WMP.
Amy is The Wild Medic Project’s exclusive travel guru. With a career as a travel consultant at Flight Centre LTD spanning 10 years and having explored over 50 countries, her superior knowledge and expertise in the travel industry makes Amy a vital member of the project. A primary school teacher, a mother of two with a passion in health and wellness, Amy brings a practical and unique dynamic to the team.
Cam is an Advanced Care Paramedic and Clinical Support Officer. He comes from a firefighter background and was part of the emergency response to the Black Saturday disaster in 2009. He has a keen interest in disaster and humanitarian response, leading him to undertake a Master’s degree in Disaster and Emergency Response, which he anticipates completing this year. He recently attended the 6th Humanitarian Affairs University Scholars Leadership Symposium in Hong Kong to further his leadership skills in the humanitarian field.
Robbie is the latest addition to the WMP team following his experience as an expedition medic during the project’s inaugural deployment to Nepal in November 2015. Robbie aims to support future projects from an educational aspect, particularly in the areas of first aid and health promotion, as a Project Development Officer. A paramedic involved in clinical education through universities, he is driven by being able to provide humanitarian aid and assisting people in realising their potential to become empowered through learning. Originally from North Yorkshire in the UK, Robbie has enjoyed many years of world travel. Robbie has a keen interest in hiking and has experience as a scuba diving instructor in both Australia and the UK.
Jeevan is a co-founder of Mother and Children Art Foundation (MCAF). He is a young professional dynamic leader, tour guide, project manager and professional Buddhist traditional (Art and Craft) artist. He has over ten years experience in these fields. He is also the owner and Marketing Director at Lhasso Adventure Pvt. Ltd. who specialises in trekking adventures and expeditions throughout the Himalayas.