Steve started with ALE as a field guide and then served as Field Operations Manager for 6 years. Working from the UK as the Expeditions Manager, he is the main point of contact for all independent expeditions and also contributes to the operations planning for each Antarctic season.
John is ALE’s Human Resources Manager, supporting our seasonal and fulltime workers around the globe. He believes a positive employee experience translates into a great experience for our Guests and uses his strong HR background to achieve this outcome. John is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, where he teaches Human Resources in the College of Business. Before moving to a career in Human Resources, John worked as a wilderness canoe guide, backpacking guide, and wilderness trip leader.
Rachel has been with ALE for nearly 30 years! She has worked for ALE in both Antarctica and Punta Arenas, Chile and now provides support for a variety of projects from her home in Squamish, Canada. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and birding and – according to her friends – spends way too much time doing yard projects and cruising dog adoption websites.