VIA – Veterans in Action

alcoleHaving served with the Parachute Regiment and Royal Army Medical Corps, Alistair worked as an expedition leader before founding the Lifesigns Group. Alistair has led over 35 international expeditions and is a qualified Mountain Leader and Trauma Medic. Alistair has worked on over 20 television programmes including “SAS are you tough enough” and the ground breaking “Human Planet” series where he was employed as the medical director, responsible for the per-departure planning, training and health advice of the crews. Alistair is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, lecturer at the National Geographic and Vice-Chairman of the Expedition Providers Association.

“Having had to adapt to civilian life myself due to injury, I understand the pressures and problems soldiers face upon leaving the armed forces. This is why I support the work of the charity 100%”.

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