Press and PR

Louise Nelson

Louise Nelson

Louise Nelson will be handling all press enquiries for us.

Louise is a PR and strategic communications specialist with over 13 years’ of experience. She has worked with firms and companies in the UK and internationally on a wide range of profile-raising projects and campaigns. At her previous firm, she was part of a team that climbed Kilimanjaro (5,895m) via the Machame route over six days in support of two educational charities – Camfed and SkillForce – raising over £70,000. Through Summit PR, she provides communications and promotional support to ground breaking expeditions worldwide.

Louise has a BA degree in International Relations and a Juris Doctorate from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. She enjoys climbing and mountaineering, scuba diving, history, photography and film. Louise recently reviewed two mountaineering films for Vérité Film Magazine: The Epic of Everest, the restored 1924 film by Captain John Noel of the bid by George Mallory and Andrew Irvine to conquer Everest, and Beyond the Edge, a 2013 docudrama about Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay’s legendary ascent of Everest.

Please email any press enquiries to louise dot nelson at

Makalu expedition. Key facts (PDF)

Makalu South-East Ridge Expedition 2014 – Press Release (PDF)