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Jimmy Carroll

Co-Founder & Business Development Director


Jimmy’s passion for travel and adventure started at a young age and has seen him lead multiple expeditions around the world and his latest challenge saw Jimmy rowing across the Atlantic as part of a four man team in December 2020. Jimmy served for eight years as a Captain in a British Army reconnaissance regiment, with tours to Iraq and twice to Afghanistan. On leaving the army he was appointed expedition manager for Xtreme Everest 2, the largest ever medical-research expedition conducted on Mount Everest. Prior to co-founding PELORUS, Jimmy worked as head of marketing and communications for Winch Design, a world-leader in superyachts, private aviation and architecture and as the global tour manager for Manchester United Football Club. Jimmy is a fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, a mountain leader, yacht skipper and advanced diver with a passion for adventure.

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