Gary is the Head of Stakeholder Engagement at Nuclear Management Partners and is never afraid to take on a challenge! His interests include long distance cycling, eating pies and drinking ale (sometimes all at once!). In his spare time Gary organises an annual New Year’s dip in the sea at Whitehaven for charity, is Chair of Governors of Beckstone Primary in Harrington and is a member of Workington Lions. He took on the Stickle Tarn sleep out in 2013 for the Winter Warmth Appeal, joining Andy Beeforth in sleeping under the stars.
Martyn is the Managing Director of South Lakes based Russell Armer Homes. Martyn is no stranger to sleeping out in challenging conditions having recently slept out in Namibia. A keen supporter of the Foundation’s Jennings Rivers Ride, Martyn also took part in the Big Sleep 2015.
Dennis is the Managing Director of the Low Level Waste Repository in West Cumbria. Originally hailing from the USA, Dennis moved to Cumbria in 2008. He is not put off by the Big Sleep challenge nor the Cumbrian winter climate, having spent a lifetime embracing outdoor pursuits. In his spare time, Dennis enjoys working with the local youngsters to help them realise their full potential. With his wife Julie he has established a youth club through his local church.