Phil Glennie is actively involved in the outdoors having lived and worked in the area all his life. Employed as the first Ranger covering the whole of the Kincardine and Deeside area he went on to be the first Ranger employed by the NTS on their Mar Lodge Estate.

A qualified Mountain Leader, he has been involved in Mountain Rescue since 1985. A Senior First Aid Instructor for Mountain Medicine and the British Red Cross, Phil is also part of the faculty for the Scottish Mountain Rescue Casualty Care qualification. EMT trained, he has also completed ACLS and ATLS courses at Medical School, Aberdeen, and is an Associate Member of British Association for Immediate Care (BASICS).

Having been involved with expeditions to Norway, Iceland, Greenland and the Himalayas he has a considerable amount of outdoor experience in remote, hostile environments.