Team of Experts

Owen O’Kane

Mental Health Expert

Owen has over 25 years’ experience in physical and mental health and is a former NHS Mental Health Clinical lead. Owen shares M2M’s passion of using nature and the great outdoors to help people’s mental health. Owen acts as an advisor to Ed & Lois to help form the strategy of the M2M programme on a unofficial basis.

Adrian Nelhams

Mountain Expert

As director of the International School of Mountaineering there literally is no one more qualified to be our lead mountain advisor. With 25 years of experienceand a wealth of personal climbing achievementsAdrian is the guiding hand that allows usto safely explore the great outdoors.

Pete Bishop-Pont

Neuro Physio Expert

Pete fits into the M2M team perfectly. As the first person to tell Ed that he will walk again he’s not shy of a bit of optimism and is skilled at pushing people to their limits whilst maintaining a safe environment. Pete specialises in getting people with spinal cord injuries back out into nature and that’s what we’re all about.

Ceri Parham

MSK Physio Expert

With over 18 years experience as a Chartered Physiotherapist working in elite sport, Ceri has held a number of roles in professional sports and worked with athletes from varying backgrounds including Ed at Wasps & Bath. Ceri is the go to man for rehabilitation and his personality makes you feel uplifted to say the least.

Arron Collins-Thomas

Wellness Expert

Arron Collins-Thomas has been a leading personal trainer and lifestyle coach for the last 16 years alongside running his own chain of gyms - TONIQ.

With an impressive knowledge of Chinese Medicine and Eastern wellness practices, gained over many years of study and training, Arron has a unique approach to how he works with his clients.

Arron has been supporting the M2M group on expeditions and helps to deliver techniques to assist climbers in their mental, physical and emotional wellness as part of the holistic vision of M2M.