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John Richards
Director of Development
Neil Laughton
Director of Adventure

John has spent nearly 25 years working in Crisis Intervention with a vast range of clients and organisations as a Leader, Writer and Consultant specialising in Awareness and Personal Development. John is a founding Director of The Inspiration Programme, and over the last few years has led retreats in wild places throughout Nepal, Tibet, Africa and several unique European locations. He works with a diverse range of CEOs and businesses in the UK, around awareness and spirituality. His first book; on Awareness, Change, Relationships and Fruitfulness, was published by EyeWear in the UK in October 2018.  John has a 20 year old son with whom he does a lot of music, and is an obsessive paddleboarder - most days you can find him in the sea opposite his flat in the south of the UK.

Neil Laughton is a former Royal Marine Commando and SAS Officer turned multi award-winning Business Leadership Consultant. He founded a group of company's which grew to £40m turnover and was then sold to a FTSE 100 company in 2011. Neil is passionate about adventure and has led numerous expeditions on 7 Continents - by land, sea and air. He summited Mt Everest with Bear Grylls, circumnavigated the UK on a jet ski and piloted a flying car across the Sahara Desert. Neil is a recipient of the Ness Award for “inspirational leadership” from the Royal Geographical Society and works with clients around the world including B&Q, Virgin Atlantic and BP. 

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