Who We are

Jonathan “Jonski” Davenport

Managing Codirector, Feisty Camping

Feisty Camping about us, about us, Feisty Camping About us, Feisty business structureJon Davenport co-founded Feisty Camping with his friend David Attwood. When not working for Feisty Jon is a successful freelance TV producer who specialises in survival documentaries. He works for all of the major channels including the BBC, Discovery, and Nat Geo. Jon has filmed in some of the toughest environments on the planet and worked with the best survival and wildlife experts.

His experience includes working with various military organisations around the world including the Royal Navy, US Marines and British Army. He’s set up survival drama shoots in the deserts of Chile, the freezing cold of the Yukon, and the tropical volcanoes of Reunion Island to name just a few.

Jon’s also worked for the leading production company behind survival documentaries and films “Darlow Smithson Productions”. This is the company that made the incredible Touching the Void and co-produced the Oscar nominated feature film 127 Hours directed by Danny Boyle.

With a passion for the outdoors Jon brings the knowledge he’s gained from his film work to every article and review he writes.

“Character traits I admire,” he replied. “Firstly, never giving up. As Rocky said, ‘It’s not about how hard you can hit, but how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.’ Secondly, generosity. Lastly, modesty from someone powerful.”

David “Old Boy” Attwood

Managing Codirector, Feisty Camping

Jonathan "Jonski" Davenport  Managing Codirector, Feisty CampingDavid loves exploring the world around him. He enjoys outdoor activities such as canoing, kayaking, white water rafting, rambling, and wild camping. These pursuits have taken him all over the world and he has travelled to Central America, Africa, the Far East, North America, and Europe.

David graduated in Medicine from Southampton University in 2006 and has worked as a doctor for the last seven years. His passion for life and love of humanity is echoed in his current and future career plans to work in Africa; David has visited Juba Teaching Hospital in South Sudan many times and worked there as a doctor in the country for almost a year. He has been at the forefront of various projects, which have empowered the local staff and improved patient care. He has founded two successful South Sudanese healthcare charities, developed numerous business plans, delivered presentations to many healthcare organisations, and has raised over £100,000 for healthcare development in South Sudan. He is highly regarded amongst the local staff and senior officials in the Ministry of Health.

David’s career as a doctor and charitable trustee have provided him with a raft of experience in leadership, management and business governance. These skills, coupled with his love of the great outdoors, make him well suited his role in Feisty Camping. When asked what three character traits he prizes above all others he smiled and replied: “First is honesty. Second; a love for people, their culture, and the world around them. Third; committing yourself to a hard day’s work to achieve the first two!”

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