Steve Penny

Wellbeing Officer, Scottish Mountain Rescue

Steve has been involved in mountain rescue for just over 28 years.  During this time he has been actively in involved at both local and national level having held positions of team leader as well as secretary, vice-Chair, and acting Chair of Scottish Mountain Rescue.

Steve also represents SMR on the UKSAR Wellbeing Working Group and is an enthusiastic champion for volunteer responder wellbeing.  The short film “Resilience – Avalanche” which features Steve discussing the impacts of dealing with traumatic events is an example of his eagerness to promote the “#itsoktotalk” message and #staysafestaywell.