About Graham

Graham Milton

Graham Milton's Journey to BeVenturesome

Graham Milton

 BeVenturesome was established by Graham Milton. Here are some of his experiences that went into shaping BeVenturesome.

Discovering kayaking at school

Learning to kayak on the mighty River Mole, Surrey during an after-school outdoor pursuits club was pivotal to opening his eyes to the possibilities of adventure.

School Kayak
Basecamp

Inspiration from school trips

Early school trips to Pembrokeshire and Scotland made a huge impact on his outlook and shaped his hobbies & career path.

Resilience from sport

He became committed to Canoe Slalom as a member of the GB squad. He found elite sport was a fantastic way to learn goal setting and build resilience.

Canoe Slalom
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The adventure of University

He achieved a 2:1 in Industrial Economics from Nottingham University. The experience of leading the British University Kayak Expedition to Siberia & Mongolia was as valuable and more memorable!

Exploring the world’s rivers

Graham has lead kayaking expeditions on unchartered whitewater rivers in Greenland, Venezuela, Nepal, Siberia, Mongolia and more. Here he learnt the value of true adventure and managing risk.

Graham Kayaking
Early Career

Ventures in the work place

During his 20’s he started a business, worked in the city, worked for innovation consultancies and in marketing. He learnt diverse skills in different fields and just needed to find a purposeful application 

Finding Land & Wave

Land & Wave supplied the fast paced, start-up, non-corporate environment that he had sought. He looked after marketing, sales, customer experience, water sports instruction and instructor training from 2013 to 2018. You can read about the setting up BeVenturesome Trips here

Land & Wave
BeVenturesome

It all came together

He founded BeVenturesome to run unique school trips that help prepare young people for the work place (and life) of the future…

Qualifications

Graham holds the following awards: Advanced Whitewater Leader, Coasteering Guide, Paddle Board Instructor, Level 2 Canoe & Kayak Coach, 4 Star Sea Kayak Leader

Creativity - Sunsent