Our team is made up by people from different backgrounds and with a lot of local knowledge to answer all your questions and make your trips more interesting with local facts about our history, flora and fauna.
Tim is a 5th generation Islander, his family living in the Islands since 1845. Horticulturist and Market Gardener by profession, with wife Jan, they run the Islands' main fresh produce business. Tim speaks Spanish having business contacts in Chile and Uruguay. He is interested in the history of the islands, the 1982 conflict - having had many veterans staying with them over time, and politics, having served on elected Legislature in the 1970-80s, and basically enjoys telling you about his homeland.
Sacha is a wildlife enthusiast with a passion for the Falkland Islands. Having studied as a marine biologist, he then moved to Africa to work with Chimpanzees, then becoming a safari guide, showing visitors the natural and cultural wonders of Uganda. He currently works for a nature conservation charity, the RSPB, and lives with his young family in Stanley. Sacha speaks fluent French and good Spanish and has a good knowledge of photography.
Phil arrived in the Islands in 1978, as a teacher on a three year contract, working in both Camp and Stanley Schools. The role of tour guide on the Stanley, Farm and Battlefield tours keeps him busy throughout the cruise ship season. His shop Falkland Collectibles caters for collectors and tourists and overseas clients through use of the internet. He and his American-born wife Stella enjoy the traditional lifestyle of peat stoves, baking bread and home-grown produce from their garden. Although both Phil and Stella are non-island born, both agree that there is no other place they would rather be, and will continue to make the Islands their home.
Richard was born in the UK and having first worked in the Falkland Islands in 1984, he finally moved here in 2000. He is a former Sapper and trained as a plant engineer. He has worked on engineering projects in several countries during his career. He prefers to be outdoors and has always enjoyed mountaineering and hill walking, and still does long walks in Camp. In his spare time he enjoys the challenge of gardening in our climate and looking after his dog. He's a volunteer at the museum and recently rebuilt the Reclus Hut inside its own gallery in the new museum. Richard is also a volunteer firefighter in the retained fire service.
Naomi was born in the Falklands and spent many years in Argentina, which means she is well-acquainted with both cultures and is fluent in English and Spanish. She is mostly a housewife, but has worked with tourists in the past few years. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and driving.