About

Emile Waite-Taylor is the Training Director at M Training & Consultancy and Expedition Director at XpedGlobal.com

Travel and adventure is blue printed on Emile’s DNA from overland travel to jumping from the sky.

Expedition and Emile go hand in hand; the thrill of exploring far flung destinations, cultures, traditions and people. For him, the thrill of the journey is often as exciting as the destination and his journeys have led him all over the world in various roles.

Emile is a hostile environment medic first responder and has often utilised his skills on the locals rather than his travelling companions. As well as vehicle expeditions he has lead treks in the Himalaya and North Africa.

He has been instructing and assessing on the British Mountain Leader Summer and Walking Group Leader course for over sixteen years.

Emile is safety trained and is licensed for the security industry, regularly managing interesting events and working on location for film, TV and commercials.

Emile skydiving picture by Neil Empringham

Some members of the team

Nic Yalland

Nic has been a First Aid instructor for “M” for the last 5 years. She delivers a range of our courses and is keen to get as many people as she can to feel confident in some simple but life-saving skills!

Nicola is also an experienced Summer Mountain Leader and a UKCC level 2 Paddle Sports Coach. When she is not with us she can be found teaching navigation in the mountains or working with someone to improve their canoe/kayak skills.

Nic has travelled extensively both personally and leading on expeditions. This has seen her get high into the Andes and Himalaya while also exploring some of the Mongolian valleys.

Pete Goldsmith

Pete holds the Mountaineering Instructors Certificate (MIC) and the International Mountain Leader Award (IML). He has been climbing and mountaineering at home and abroad for 30 years and for the last twenty, has been directing ML, HML and SPA training and assessment courses.

Pete is also a qualified teacher and worked for many years as Head of Outdoor Pursuits and EVC at a large comprehensive school. He is an expert at organising school visits, managing risk and facilitating activities in the outdoors.

Pete also has a deep understanding of and interest in mountaineering history and the outdoor environment.

The team at M can offer you a wide range of trainers, instructors, guides, consultants and coaches who are all experts in their chosen field.

Our training is learner focused and you will find the delivery interesting and interactive, by trainers and instructors that are passionate in their subject.