• The Faculty

    The Faculty is comprised of extreme environment medical specialists with significant experience in writing, research, training, teaching, publishing, and most of all, exploring. The role of the faculty is to facilitate expeditions, deployments, courses and remote health care while also supporting editorial functions of our magazine such as writing articles, reviewing articles, mentoring new writers, providing feedback to improve the platform and promoting the platform to their colleagues and peers.

  • Managing Director


    Sunny is a paramedic, academic and expedition leader based on the GC. He has led over 30 international expeditions and published 2 books.

    Shelly Kim

    Communication Manager / Editor


    With a background in adventure travel, psychology and social science Shelly manages all communication needs for Explora.

    Nick Abussi

    National Training Manager


    Nick a critical care paramedic with extensive experiences in vocational and tertiary education, content creation, and podcasting.

    Dr. Sandy MacQuarrie

    Chief Paramedic


    Sandy is a former flight paramedic from Canada turned academic. With over 30 years experience he now provides operational advice and support to our remote medical teams. 

    Course Facilitator / Expedition Medic


    Seb is a paramedic and self-confessed waterman. A keen surfer, free diver and paddler he facilitates our marine first responder course.

    Dr. Brent Systermans

    Expedition Doctor


    Brent is an expedition doctor who recently returned from Antarctica. He is passionate about providing health care in austere environments.

    Expedition Doctor


    Sophie is a doctor based in Western Victoria with a passion for expedition, retrieval, and sports medicine. She even speaks French!

    Expedition Medic


    Harrison is a paramedic with an extensive background in water rescue. He leads the medical aspects of our marine expeditions.

    Expedition Medic


    Taylor is a paramedic with extensive experience in water rescue who has now turned her attention to all things climbing & mountaineering.

  • Our People

    Our people are your people and our people are just like you.

    We are clinicians, adventurers, writers, readers, and content creators. Collectively we all share a similar passion for working in unique, remote and extreme environments and keeping people safe. What better way to do it than collaborate through remote clincial practice, content creating and publishing.

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