• Tel: +44 (0) 208 467 4321

Meet the Go Active Tours Team

Ian Forrester

Founder and owner

  • Chairman of The Forrester Foundation
  • Honorary Chairman Sri Lanka Wildlife Conservation Society UK
  • Past Chairman of Landmark Foundation (Cape Leopard Rescue)
  • National Diploma in Hotel Management
  • Restaurant Owner and Health Food Pioneer
  • Lives in UK, Ireland and South Africa

Aranya Sharman

Marketing consultant

  • Manages the Go Active Tours website and Social Media
  • BA (Hons) Events Management Graduate from the University of Greenwich
  • Former Set Design Assistant - Worked on Projects in TV, Exhibitions and Fashion Events
  • Avid Travel Enthusiast
  • Amateur Photographer
  • Foodie Who Loves Baking and Mixology

Michael Gregory

Tour Advisor

  • Experienced traveller visiting 40+ countries
  • Travel Blogger for 3 years
  • Worked in America for 1 year
  • Retired National Swimmer
  • Qualified Web Developer and Swimming Coach

Leonard Mead

Sports Consultant

  • Open-water swimmer and trail runner (age-group competitive)
  • comprehensive background in food nutrition
  • military experience - SA naval officer
  • 4th dan black belt in martial arts
  • health and life balance devotee
  • lover of coffee, single malt, chocolate and craft beer

John Murphy

Fly Fishing Expert

  • Fishing Expert with over 30 years experience guiding on ireland's lakes and rivers
  • director of salmon watch ireland
  • qualified wildlife biologist with masters degree in environmental sustainability
  • keen interest in atlantic salmon conservation
  • passionate about sustainable management of ireland's freshwater resources
  • lives beside the renowned lough currane system in kerry

Robert Bond

I.T. & Website Consultant

  • Seasoned Traveller & Explorer
  • Experienced Skipper & Sailing Instructor
  • Keen Photographer - Stills & Video
  • Yoga Practitioner with special interest in yoga therapy