Dave

Dave Watkinson

Adventure Activities Audit Coordinator

Wellington

Phone(04) 382 4391 Email

With an extensive background in both safety auditing, and the outdoor sector, Dave brings a wealth of skills and knowledge to this position. He has technical expert skills in mountaineering, rock climbing with high ropes, and white water kayak/canoe/rescue.

Dave has an affinity with adventure activity operators, which ensures the best fit of operator and auditor, and a cleaner audit process.

Originally from England, Dave was part of the United Kingdom's Adventure Activities Licensing Scheme, both as an operator, Head of Centre, and an Inspector.

He was also a member of the working group that prepared British Standard BS8848 for overseas expeditions and field work, in conjunction with the Royal Geographical Society and the Young Explorers’ Trust.