Jon is a General Practitioner and a Specialty Doctor in the Emergency Department of Bristol Royal Infirmary. He has been on many expeditions as a doctor and or leader and has spent more than 2 years in the field on various expeditions. These expeditions have been in many different environments - from the deserts of Namibia, Sinai and Northern Kenya to the jungles of Sulawesi, Belize, Thailand and Ecuador. He loves the mountains and has undertaken many high altitude climbs and treks to Nepal, Greenland, Pakistan, Iceland, Morocco, East Africa and the Andes. Jon is an International Mountain Leader, a member of the Alpine Club and a member of faculty on the UK Diploma in Mountain Medicine.
He is a co-editor of the Oxford Handbook of Expedition and Wilderness Medicine and a member of the Royal Geographical Societies medical cell.
Jon is medical consultant to four British expedition companies and has taught about expedition medicine for the last 25 years.