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Martin Holland - Heart of Borneo Project. Indonesia, , GB

Martin Holland

Founder and Director | Heart of Borneo Project


Explorer, Communicator, Idealist



A non-specialist with a wide variety of complimentary skills and experiences. Searching for powerful and creative ways to make positive contributions to life on our planet.

Highly regarded explorer and expedition leader with particular specialisms in Borneo and interactive multimedia documentation.

Founder and Director of the Heart of Borneo Project with strengths in vision and strategy, leadership, and whole-systems project design.

Accomplished writer, photographer and filmmaker with an immersive style and a talent for finding powerful angles on seemingly obvious stories.

"Intelligent and inspirational speaker" with an interest beyond entertainment and into motivation and empowerment.

10 years international experience in face to face fundraising industry, from highest performing street fundraiser, team leader and and coach in the UK, to successful freelance consultant and trainer.

Reader of International Relations, Environmental Studies, and Marine and Natural History Film and Photography. Successfully completed two undergraduate degrees simultaneously.

Please connect if you want to:

- Support the Heart of Borneo Project
- Talk about expeditions and exploration (including educational and media elements)
- Book me as a speaker
- Improve your face to face fundraising operations

Areas of Expertise (3)

International Project Management

Nature Conservation

Environmental Education

Education (2)

University College Falmouth: BA Hons, Marine and Natural History Film and Photography 2010

University of Exeter: BA Hons, Environmental Studies 2010

Affiliations (10)

  • Shelterbox
  • International Association of Wildlife Filmmakers
  • Rainforest Club
  • WWF
  • Scientific Exploration Society
  • National Union of Journalists
  • Zoological Society of London
  • British Mountaineering Council
  • Royal Geaographical Society
  • PADI



  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Corporate Training


0 to 10000 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee