Wayne Auton

Wayne is a Specialist Retrieval Practitioner with the Emergency Medical Retrieval Service in Scotland and a former Royal Marines sniper.

After leaving the Royal Marines and becoming a paramedic in 2009, Wayne has held various positions as a HEMS paramedic as well as a winchman on a Search and Rescue helicopter. 

Wayne has worked everywhere from the heat of Africa to winters in Northern Norway. With a passion for anything to do with mountains and mountaineering he is a keen skier and climber as well as a member of a Scottish mountain rescue team. 

Wayne’s love for mountains and enthusiasm for pre-hospital care has lead him to focus on the provision of critical care for avalanche victims.