Dan - Challenge Director

Challenge The Wild is run by Dan Searson.  Dan has spent the past twenty years exploring the outdoors. During his ten-year military career, as an Army Officer, he was deployed to Bosnia, Kenya and Iraq and led expeditions to the Pyrenees, Machu Picchu and Mount Kenya.


Since returning to civilian life, Dan has worked as a mountain leader, successfully guiding teams across the UK, Europe and Africa, notably across the Picos de Europa and Sierra Nevada mountains in Spain, The Alps and up Mount Kenya. Dan was recently part of a team that led a group to the summit of Mont Blanc.


Dan has extensive experience in Event Management and has personally run challenges for many high profile organisations.  He thrives on working closely with our clients; ensuring they achieve their aims through a rigorous approach to planning and delivery.


Dan is supported by a team of highly experienced Event Managers and a Technical Delivery Team that are some of the best in the business.