Richard Wesley – Leave No Trace

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Richard Wesley is the current chairperson of Leave No Trace New Zealand. He has had a long involvement with the New Zealand outdoors, and enjoys climbing, tramping, kayaking, skiing and mountain biking. Trained as an Electrical Engineer, his professional experience is varied: from beginnings as a professional design consultant, to overseas missions with Doctors Without Boarders (MSF) as a logistician in various parts of Africa, while currently now working with the horizontal infrastructure rebuild in Christchurch. He has also worked with the New Zealand Alpine Club as the Executive Officer for a number of years and remains closely involved with the NZAC. Richard has climbed and travelled extensively internationally and his adventures include first ascents in Pakistan, capturing endangered Vulture chicks on Indian cliff faces, and transalpine trips in South America, Kazakhstan and Alaska.

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