Andrew DentonCEO

Andrew Denton has been working in the outdoors since 1984, starting his career in outdoor education and then moving on to a series of senior management & ownership roles in businesses such as Rohan, Mountain Equipment, Sprayway, the Outdoor Sports Company and now climbing walls.

He is best known as the modern founder and co-owner of the international technical brand Mountain Equipment where he worked for 17 years and then sold in 2003.

OIA CEO since August 2011, Andrew is also Secretary General for the Its Great Out There Coalition (IGOT), a ‘not for profit’ initiative launched by The European Outdoor Group, and a member of the ukactive Membership Council.