Mike’s twin passions for Africa and for computer systems development merged when he witnessed the administrative challenges experienced by his lodge-owner brother in Zambia. Although founder and director of ResRequest, Mike is not your average computer geek. Before starting up the business, Mike travelled extensively throughout Africa by bicycle, public transport and in Godwit, a 1973 vintage Land Cruiser. You can read about some of his exploits in his publications with Jumbo Williams, Zambezi: River of Africa and Luangwa: Zambia’s Treasure.

His adventurous spirit is yet to be tamed and he takes any opportunity to go hiking, trail running or cycling in the great outdoors. You may even find him paddling – having exchanged his makoro for a surf ski. Passionate about Africa and it’s beauty, he is fascinated by its indigenous flora and fauna, which he loves to capture through the lens.