Meet the Team

Here at Earth Adventure, we employ qualified and experienced staff to continue to help our team improve.

Meet some of the people who make this business run:


Andrew Govan – CEO

Andrew is the founder of the Wilderness Escape Outdoor Adventures group and has been involved in the outdoor industry for over 25 years. Andrew is a member of several organisations including the ACA, OCA & Outdoors SA. He is also involved in the UPLOADS project and AAS which are continuing to improve safety in the Outdoor Industry.

Andrew’s skill set includes qualifications through:


Luke Duncan – General Manager

Luke began working for us 8 years ago, as an instructor, and has now progressed to become the General Manager. Luke holds a Degree in Sport and Recreation Management and a Diploma of Outdoor Recreation. He is also in the process of completing his Graduate Diploma in Education.

Luke’s skill set includes qualifications through:


Matthew Pearson – International Program Manager

Matthew has been working for us for 3 years and holds a Bachelor of Human Movement, majoring in Outdoor Education. After spending several years travelling around the globe, including China, Matthew is using his passion for travel and is heavily involved in our tourism and study tour design, making sure you get the most out experience.

Matthew’s skill set includes qualifications through:


Stefano De Pasquale – Education and Training Manager

Stefano worked extensively in both the Manufacturing and Construction Industries before travelling the world and finally returning back to home soil in Adelaide to pursue a career in the outdoors. He commenced working with Wilderness Escape in late 2012 whilst continuing with part-time studies to gain current qualifications.

Stefano’s skill set includes qualifications through:


Emily Gregor – Outdoor Education Manager

Emily has been a member of the team for over 10 years and holds a Double Diploma in Outdoor Recreation and Tourism. Emily is passionate about early childhood education and is current undertaking a Graduate Diploma in this area. Emily loves to sea kayak and is always planning her next trip to another amazing overseas location.

Emily’s skill set includes qualifications through:


Mickey Atkinson – Outdoor Education Manager

Mickey’s passion for the outdoors started as a young child growing up in the SA countryside on his family farm. Whilst completing a Bachelor in Human Movement, majoring in Physical and Outdoor Education, Mickey started a placement at Wilderness Escape in 2013 and decided to stay on as a casual. He has since worked his way up to become an OEM.

Mickey’s skill set includes qualifications through:


Marc Breschi – Outdoor Education Manager

Marc has been with us for over 10 years with 8 of those years spent in a management position. Graduating with a double Diploma in Outdoor Recreation and Tourism. Marc has a passion for fishing, surfing, bushwalking and travelling, especially experiencing the cultures of South East Asia.

Marc’s skill set includes qualifications through:


Skye Douglas – Outdoor Education Manager

Skye’s love for the outdoors has always been a large aspect of her life, having grown up in Country Victoria. Utilising that experience, she continued to develop her outdoor skills by completing a Diploma in Outdoor Recreation. Skye has been working in the industry since late 2012.

Skye’s skill set includes qualifications through: