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Columba Sportswear & National Parks

On Tuesday 23rd May, Columbia Sportswear and the UK’s National Parks will announce an official 5-year partnership, the first of it’s kind, hosted by British T.V presenter and avid rambler Julia Bradbury.

The partnership will see Columbia work with each of the 15 UK National Parks to help enhance the quality and usability of the Parks for now and for future generations whilst also providing staff, rangers and volunteers with apparel and footwear to keep them warm, dry, cool and protected. Money saved from outfitting staff being made available to fund important park projects.

The event will take place at the Queen’s House in Greenwich 1pm - 3:30pm with Senior National Parks and Columbia Global representatives including:

National Parks Spokespeople:
Steve Curl - Chair, National Parks Partnerships
Richard Leafe - CEO of the Lake District National Parks
Gordon Watson - CEO of Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Parks
Fiona Thompson - Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Parks Ranger

Columbia Sportswear Spokespeople:
Stuart Redson - Chef Marketing Officer Columbia Sportswear Global (from Portland, Oregon, USA)
Antti Karava - Director fo Marketing & Communications Columbia Sportswear EMEA
Franco Fogliato - Senior Vice President and GM Columbia Sportswear EMEA
Andy Barker - General Manager Columbia Sportswear UK & Ireland
Eoin Treacy - Sales & Marketing Manager Columbia Sportswear UK & Ireland
Robert Hersman - Apparel Merchandising Director Europe Columbia Sportswear
Scott Bowen - Product Director Europe Columbia Sportswear (footwear)
Christelle Bretaudeau - Marketing and Events Coordinator Europe

For more information or to confirm your attendance, please RSVP to: or call +44(0)2032160022

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