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Jimmy Carroll


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As well as a Royal Geographic Society fellow, Jimmy is a mountain leader and advanced diver with a passion for wildlife and adventure. Jimmy’s intrepid expeditions to some of the world’s untouched regions enhanced his appreciation for the natural world, solidifying the Foundation’s aim for a more sustainable future in protecting our environment.

Starting in December 2020, Jimmy took part in the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge, to raise funds for the Foundation, an epic feat that took 36 days and involved a few near capsizes and a close encounter with the sword of a marlin…read more here

Jimmy served as a Captain in a British Army reconnaissance regiment for eight years and on leaving was appointed expedition manager for Xtreme Everest 2, the largest ever medical-research expedition conducted on Mount Everest. Prior to co-founding Pelorus and establishing the Pelorus Foundation, Jimmy worked as head of marketing and communications for Winch Design.