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OUR TEAM

Ark Eden’s team is unique in that each individual has diverse talents, skills and experiences. What they all share is a passion and a sense of stewardship for the natural world, and have committed their personal and professional lives to facilitating awe-inspiring and educational experiences in the outdoors.

Benjamin Powrie

Benjamin Powrie

Lead Facilitator Ben did an internship with Ark Eden during 2016-2017 and since then has been working with young people as an outdoor educator and English teacher in China, Japan, Thailand and the UK. His credentials include: Top Rope Climbing Instructor (Association of Canadian Mountain Guides), Wilderness First Aid (Austere & Emergency Medicine International) When Ben isn't facilitating camps at Ark Eden he's hanging upside down on rocks around Hong Kong!

Vanessa Staples

Vanessa Staples

Operations Head Vanessa is an experienced Office Administration Manager with a 10+ year history of working in customer management and hospitality. Skilled in guest recovery, hospitality management, customer service & customer service training. She has strong operational and organizational skills. She enjoys singing in the local community choir as well as inline skating in her spare time.

Jenny Quinton

Jenny Quinton

Founder & Project Designer Jenny is the mastermind behind Ark Eden. An ex primary school teacher, she created Ark Eden to bring the bounty and magic of nature to schools and adult learners alike - a small piece of green paradise in a concrete jungle. Jenny is a staunch advocate of permaculture and living in harmony with nature, reducing her impact and helping others do the same. She loves her dogs and hanging out with trees

Angus Quinton Page

Angus Quinton Page

Site & Project Manager Angus has been part of the local community since his childhood. He is responsible for site operations, overlooks project development and oversees the account management & marketing. Having worked events on a global scale such as the London Olympics, multi stage ultra marathons in China & Iceland. Angus brings strong project management skills that has helped bring operational excellence to the table. In his spare time Angus coaches & guides mountain biking.

Danielle Fitzgerald

Danielle Fitzgerald

Danielle is an experienced educator with a decade of international teaching experience. During her career as a teacher she has led teams, developed curriculum and helped to make positive changes within schools. She combines her expertise in pedagogy with a deep commitment to whole-child development. Danielle strongly believes in the benefits of playing and learning outdoors and is passionate about empowering both children and adults to thrive through connecting with nature.

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