The Team Polar Endeavour volunteers

Tom is the founder of Team Polar Endeavour. Team Polar Endeavour was set up to encourage adventure and environmental awareness through polar exploration. Team Polar Endeavour is working on Tom’s expedition. The team are all volunteers and visit schools, youth groups and clubs to encourage adventure and environmental awareness.

Tom Warburton – Expedition Leader

Tom, 20, is a student at the University of Nottingham. A keen ultra runner and explorer he will be leading and undertaking the expedition.

Vendangi Kulkarni – Expedition Manager

Vendangi, 19, is a student at the University of Bournemouth, and experienced explorer and cyclist she is the youngest women to cycle around the world. Vendangi will be managing the expedition and making sure it all runs smoothly!

Tony Virgo – Media and Communications

Tony is a former Councillor for Bracknell and Head of Drama at the BBC. Tony will be handling the media and communications side of the expedition.

Tanish Kharab – Finance Manager

Tanish , 21, is responsible for the financial health of the expedition organising the finances of the expedition and sponsors. Tanish studied at the University of Nottingham and University College London reading Economics.

Álvaro Suárez Mateos – Finance Manager

Alvaro, 21 is a graduate from the University of Nottingham, having read BSc Economics. Alvaro will work with Tanish in gaining sponsors for Tom’s expedition.