Quinton was raised on the fringes of the Namib Desert and has spent most of his life living close to nature in the African bush. A university graduate in the Natural Sciences, he has a passion for wildlife and the outdoors, and is today considered one of Southern Africa’s leading bush-craft and survival specialists.
His obsession with wild places and adventure has taken him across the globe. He has endured the bitter cold of sub-Antarctica and the scorching deserts of the Middle-East. He has lived with ‘vanishing’ tribes in Africa, the frozen wastelands of Outer Mongolia and the sweltering jungles of the Amazon basin. Quinton is equally at home diving the worlds warmest oceans or summitting the highest ice-peaks in Russia.
As a conservationist, he has managed the Animal Collection for one of the largest Zoological Gardens in Africa where he was committed to the breeding of endangered animals around the world.
A frequent resource in print and on radio programs speaking on a variety of nature topics, he is also well known as a television presenter of popular South African wildlife programs such as “Aardwolf” and 50/50 “Veldfocus”.
Quinton has been a successful businessman and entrepreneur for 3 decades. He has also trained as a classical pianist.
He has been a sought-after conference speaker on the Professional Speaking Circuit for 23 years addressing top companies in 39 countries on five continents. Using fascinating truths from the wilderness and tribes of Africa, his inspiring message is a unique take on how the tried-and-tested, timeless drivers of success in the natural world can easily be applied in individuals, teams and businesses intent on thriving. Quinton’s message has universal appeal, receiving rave reviews from executives and delegates worldwide.
Quinton’s talks assist people to tap into their natural potential, to improve their business skills and performance, and to gain a better understanding of themselves and others.