David Palmer

Languages: English (Native), German (Limited), Spanish (Limited)

David has been with the fire service for the past 25 years, training and working as a medical first responder. For him, coming to people’s aid in an emergency can be extremely challenging but also incredibly rewarding. He has been fortunate enough to have spent two years working at three different research stations in Antarctica. During his stint at a research station at the South Pole, he had the opportunity to work alongside research scientists and explore the Ross Sea, the world’s largest marine protected area.

His favourite destination is South Georgia for its grand mountains and abundant wildlife, its historic whaling stations frozen in time and its history of exploration. He reminds expeditioners not to miss the opportunity to do a polar plunge. They are a blast – always a mix of apprehension and jubilation!