Meet the WOW Scotland Team

Meet the team

We are a committed team with a passion for excellent customer service and a dedication to providing the best possible tour experience.

Gordon Pearson

Founder & Tour Guide

  560 Reviews

Gordon founded WOW Scotland in 2010 and hasn’t looked back since. He loves talking about the Scottish Highlands, both on tour and on the TV and radio.

Life’s loves

My family, my job, backcountry skiing

Guiding Super-skill

Knowing obscure fun facts

Favourite review

“Gordon can swiftly whisk you away to the best cake shop within a 100 mile radius, for Gordon knows at least as many cake shops as there are lochs in Scotland!”

Kay Pearson

Co-owner

   43 Reviews

Kay spends most of her time in the office, keeping a tight ship whilst the rest of the team are out and about creating the best possible experiences for our customers.

Life’s loves

Living the dream in the Scottish Highlands.

Guiding Super-skill

Appears as if from thin air whenever there is a problem!

Favourite review

“Working with Kay was incredibly easy, making the planning of this tour a breeze.”

Sandy Dear

Tour Guide

  350 Reviews

Sandy has been working in Scottish tourism for over 25 years and has been a key part of team WOW since 2014. His knowledge of the Scottish Highlands is outstanding and he delights our visitors on each and every tour with his phenomenal story telling skills.

Life’s loves

Cycling, skiing and living in the Highlands.

Guiding Super-skill

WOW’s very own Seanachaidh (a master story teller in ancient Clan culture).

Favourite review

“Sandy needs to write a book with all the stories he told. I would have definitely brought one!”

Robert Carr

Tour Guide

  85 Reviews

Prior to being a tour guide, Rob ran successful food and tourism businesses in Edinburgh and Perthshire. He has now been in the Highlands for 16 years, where he loves to indulge in his joint passions of golf and hiking.

Life’s loves

Golf, his grandkids and travelling the world.

Guiding Super-skill

Problem solver and all round Mr Nice guy

Favourite review

“As soon as we met our driver/guide Rob, I knew we were in good hands. Rob not only navigated the sometimes challenging roads but shared his knowledge of the landscape and history of this beautiful country with us, at every turn.”

Christian Dicks

Driver

   100 Reviews

With 25 years of experience, Christian is a Jedi Master in the coach driving world. He loves driving through Scotland’s stunning countryside. This passion, along with his expertise, makes him an absolute pro at navigating the narrow and winding rural roads that lead to our favourite WOW spots.

Life’s loves

Being out on the trails mountain biking with his friends and playing Call of Duty

Guiding Super-skill

Coach driver extraodinaire

Favourite review

“Christian was an awesome driver, taking us safely where we needed to go, always on time.”

Donald Morrison

Tour Guide

  25 Reviews

After a number of years with VisitScotland and Napier University, working to develop tourism businesses in Scotland, Donald left his desk to barge his way around the canals and rivers of France. However, his passion for Scotland, the people, its scenery, its culture, and its history, soon brought him back to start guiding in the Highlands.

Life’s loves

Rugby, travelling and perpetually painting his house.

Guiding Super-skill

Quick wit and love of a good story

Favourite review

” Donald you were a superstar guide!”

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