Liam Irving - Director - Mountain and Water Safety Specialists



Liam is a highly qualified outdoor professional who holds many qualifications including the Winter Mountain Leader and Rock Climbing Instructor awards. As a keen surfer and qualified kayak and canoe coach, Liam is as happy in the water as he is on the mountains, and has extensive experience operating in very remote locations. His enthusiasm for mountaineering has taken him throughout Europe,the Andes, New Zealand Alps and Himalayas. Liam has worked in TV and film industry for over 15 years.


  • Mountain Instructor Award (Training)
  • Winter Mountain Leader Award
  • Summer Mountain Leader Award
  • Rock Climbing Instructor
  • IRATA Level 1 Rope Access Technician
  • Mountain Bike Leader Award
  • BCU UKCC Level II Coach
  • BCU 4 Star Leader Award Open Canoe
  • BCU 4 Star Leader White Water Kayak 
  • BCU 4 Star Leader Sea Kayak 
  • BCU 4 Star Surf Kayak
  • Commercially Endorsed RYA Level II Powerboat with Coastal Endorsement
  • RYA Marine Radio Short Range Certificate (VHF Radio)
  • Surf Lifeguard Award
  • Snowsports Scotland - Snowboard Leader
  • Snowsports Scotland - Artificial Slope Snowboard Instructor
  • First aid
  • RYA Level II Competent Helm
  • BCU Canoe Safety Test