Greenpath Ventures

Our Staff

John Wills: Manager and Senior Instructor

John brings a unique blend of skills to Greenpath Ventures.  He has worked in the NHS as a GP care advisor, he presently also works with survivors of abuse as lead facilitator with an organisation called ‘AARCA’, and has years of Bushcraft and outdoors training.
John has had a passion for the outdoors since childhood and is driven to share this passion with groups who might find access to the outdoors difficult continue reading…..

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Chairman: Ralph SpenceRalph Spence

Ralph is the owner of Ivy Farm and is keen to make it available to disadvantaged groups through Greenpath Ventures. He grew up on the Farm, has a fine arts degree in ceramics, actively promotes wildlife conservation and owns a flock of North Ronalsay Sheep.


……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Nick ElwoodVice Chairman: Nick Elwood

Nick brings a wealth of experience to our board of trustees. Having been in the army for several year as a bandsman, Nick then went on to become a teacher before working in the voluntary sector.

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Linda Costello

Treasurer: Linda Costello

Prior to retirement Linda worked as an administrator with an American Investment Bank for eighteen years. She has worked in the voluntary sector for nine years and is currently treasurer/trustee of four charities.

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Rachel WrightMinutes Secretary:  Rachel Wright

Rachel is a mum to three children and trained practice nurse. Caring for her eldest son with severe cerebral palsy has ignited a passion for increasing access to the outdoors for all. 

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Martyn Woodland

Trustee: Martyn Woodland

Martyn is an independent  financial advisor who has many years experience volunteering in the third sector.

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Dr Tim WrightTrustee, Health and Wellbeing: Dr Tim Wright

Tim is a local GP and brings his medical expertise to the team and enthusiasm for outdoor life. He is a keen birdwatcher and has a good knowledge of our local fauna and flora.  He has personal experience of living with disability though caring for his eldest son.

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Greenpath Ventures thrives because the dedication and hard work of its team of volunteers. Read more…