The Core Team
Dr Mike Grocott - Director and Expedition Leader
Holds degrees in Immunology and Medicine from University of London. Senior Lecturer and Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine. Co-Founder and Co-Director of CASE and Honorary Lecturer in high-altitude physiology at UCL.
Professor Hugh Montgomery - Research Leader
Holds degrees in Cardiorespiratory Physiology and Medicine from UCL. Currently consultant in intensive care medicine. Leads a highly successful research group in cardiovascular genetics at UCL.
Dr Denny Levett
Deputy Research Leader and Medical Officer
Dr Denny Levett is the Association of Anaesthetists Of Great Britain and Ireland's (AAGBI) Research Fellow.
Dr Daniel Martin - Deputy Research Leader
Daniel is one of the two Deputy Research Leaders on the Caudwell Xtreme Everest 2007 expedition and part of the climbing team carrying out medical research at Everest base camp and higher on the mountain.
Dr Sundeep Dhillon - Climbing Leader
Sundeep is an important member of the Xtreme Everest team. As Climbing Leader he will be responsible for climbing and safety on Everest and part of the small group making decisions on the mountain.
Professor Monty Mythen
Research Lead in children at altitude
Portex Professor and Head of the Portex Anaesthesia, Intensive Therapy and Respiratory Unit, Institute of Child Health, UCL.
Kay Mitchell - Project Manager
Kay manages recruitment and communication with the trekkers as well as collating all other information, keeping together the nuts and bolts of the project. She also manages the expedition accounts.
Mac Mackenney - Expedition Manager
As Expedition Manager for the Xtreme Everest Expedition 2007 Mac organises the logistics and equipment sourcing for the team.
Helen Luery - Exercise Testing Lead
Helen studied Sports Science at the University of Brighton, graduating with a First Class Honours Degree.
Blanche Symons - Marketing and Communications Manager
Blanche?s involvement with the Xtreme Everest 2007 expedition stems from an occasion where she was present at a Royal Institution event.