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Green-Craft was originally started by two brothers that have a love for the great outdoors. They both make / design equipment and teach OutdoorLiving Skills.

Along their way Neil and Leon have been lucky enough to work with some amazing instructors who they also feel priveleged enough to call friends as well as part of Green-Craft.

Green-Craft now offer to provide high quality training and courses for corporate clients,educational establishments and individuals wishing to learn about outdoor living skills.

Green-Craft Instructor Profiles

NeilNeil Andrews

  A  passionate outdoorsman who has spent time in most of the wild & remote parts of the United Kingdom, including North West Scotland, the mountains of Wales and Dartmoor in his home county of Devon.

In his spare time he spent eight years working with the Army Cadet Force, during which time he instructed regular soldiers, TA and cadets. As the unit Adventurous Training Officer he organised many trips to the welsh mountains, during these trips and many exercises he realised the profound effect spending time in the outdoors has on people of all ages.
A professional chef by trade, he has also instructed for a well established Bushcraft school, teaching outdoor skills, wild foods, foraging, backwoods and expedition cookery techniques. He has worked with The Wild Food School in Cornwall , Challenger Troop in Kent (working with children with problems), as well as many schools, groups and individuals throughout the UK. Neil also is still involved in the survival training of certain elements of HM Forces.

A keen believer in the benefits of natural fibre clothing he also designs and makes a range of dedicated clothing for outdoor professionals.

LeonLeon Andrews

A former soldier that teaches survival to elements of the military, he has trained and served in every climatic zone on the planet, from the heat of the desert, to steaming jungles and the cold of both the Arctic & Antarctic. Now a keen bushcrafter and tracker, Leon is also a qualified computer engineer.His passion for detail is reflected in his leatherwork and hand finished knives, which draw customers not just from the UK but from the USA and Europe. Leon’s customers include professionals who use his products in demanding, often hostile environments. Having served in those places himself he knows what works and what the consequences of equipment failure could be.

Use the forceLuke Fail

From the age of four Luke has preferred to spend his time in the woods and fields of the Kent / Sussex border where he grew up.  He has always had a keen interest in nature and how we can use it to our advantage.  Luke served in the British Army for ten years as an infantry soldier, during this time he worked in many of the worlds varied climates and terrains.  Luke is a Carpenter by trade, a qualified Deer Manager, and a keen Bushcrafter, his main interests are shooting and tracking. He has attended many survival / bushcraft courses run by the military and private companies, in both the UK and abroad.


Jim Prendeville

A former professional soldier, with many years experience. Jim has taught survival skills and strategies to military personnel and civilians all over the world. An expert in jungle and mountain survival, qualified to paramedic level and superb man manager. Jim heads our corporate services where his experience in assessing and evaluating teams shines. A “straight-talking” individual with a down to earth approach Jim is always popular with our clients, whether they are high-flying executives or school children. Jim’s knowledge of “real-world” survival skills, gained over many years in some of the worlds “hot-spots”, is only matched by his enthusiasm to pass those skills on to others. He is also a very talented stick-maker and field sportsman.


William Goldsmith III

A former soldier

, Billy is at home in jungle environments (primary, secondary & concrete). He has led a “colourful” life which has given him a wealth of experience in dealing with people from all backgrounds. A talented outdoorsman, that is equally at home in an urban environment, he has a relaxed but professional manner when teaching and a very dry (some would say dark) sense of humour.