About TeamCamp

TeamCamp was founded in 2010, to use summer camps as a vehicle for leadership and team skills development. Since then, TeamCamp has worked with over 3000 students and received outstanding feedback from teachers, parents and students.

TeamCamp applies research and experience to develop soft-skill learning structures. We’re big on teams, and you may read here about our own core team:

Ben Holt - TeamCamp

Ben Holt

Before founding TeamCamp, Ben worked in Marketing and Technology Sales for over 10 years. Ben completed blue-chip leadership programmes, an MBA from Europe’s top business school (INSEAD), and more recently an NVQ in Playwork. Other passions include philosophy, psychology, and strategy games.

Ed Peters - TeamCamp

Ed Peters

Ed Peters has a background in the marketing of U.K. independent education, with extensive experience of international student recruitment and a particular interest in innovative international education projects. His work has taken him throughout Western and Eastern Europe, South America and the Far East.

Mervyn Aranha - TeamCamp

Mervyn Suresh Aranha

Merv worked across various UK Government Departments for 26 years where he developed key skills in networking, leadership and mentoring. He is now very passionate about sowing the seeds to help students learn to be leaders, while engaging with similar minded students from across the globe.

Alexia Sibthorpe - Team Camp

Alexia Sibthorpe

Having worked in the youth, community & events sector for over 20 years. Alexia brings many skills to Team Camp including; BA hons in Youth work, level 3 in youth coaching, CSE specialism, Cambridge TEFL Level 5 qualification, dance leader & manager. Alexia is a vibrant and passionate worker who strives to enable and inspire young people to achieve their biggest goals.

Jag Gill - TeamCamp

Jag Gill

Jag joined TeamCamp in 2014 and since then he has coached, taught and directed TeamCamp courses across the country. An Imperial College graduate, Jag has 5 years of tutoring experience, regularly works in STEM student outreach and is passionate about inspiring the next generation to learn, laugh and lead.

Paula Macbeth - TeamCamp

Paula Macbeth
Head of Operations

With over 20 years of experience in international organisations, Paula has held many roles across diverse business areas, such as logistics, finance and human resources. Paula's strong customer service and operational skills provide key support to the TeamCamp community.

Rebecca Vilas - TeamCamp

Rebecca Vilas
Country Partner, China

Rebecca has almost 30 years experience in overseas study counselling, servicing students from China, Hong Kong and Macau. Rebecca was the associate director of an international school before establishing her own agency, and firmly believes in the values of international education and cultural experiences.

Ganesh Annur - TeamCamp

Ganesh Annur
Country Partner, Middle East

Ganesh has over 35 years of experience in sales and marketing across multiple industries in India and the Middle East. He is passionate about leadership skills and giving students the opportunity to develop these skills at an early stage. Ganesh now works closely with government officials and educational institutions.


I founded TeamCamp to promote the development of team-skills in education. These crucial life-skills are also fun and empowering to learn. Hence our strapline… laugh, learn, & lead.

Ben Holt, Director