Ian is the co-founder of In The Footsteps and our Chief Executive Officer.
He is a full-time professional battlefield historian and guide, an accredited (badged) member of the International Guild of Battlefield Guides, and a registered tour guide with the European Tour Operators Association.
Ian is also a member of the Society for Army Historical Research (SAHR), Western Front Association and Last Post Association.
Jo is the co-founder of In The Footsteps and our Managing Director.
It is Jo that coordinates all of our operations, from handling the initial enquiry through to the final booking, the allocation of battlefield historians and tour managers, the selection of hotels and, where appropriate the hiring of tour vehicles.
She leads our Customer Service and customer liaison, and it is Jo with whom our customers will firstly interact.
You can meet our team by visiting Our Team of Battlefield Historians page.
Ian had prepared meticulously for a customised tour around Ypres and Loos “following in the footsteps” of Old Boys of our school in the Great War. He had ...
Robin is a deep repository of stories. From the moment he picked us up for the tour, the WWII moments kept coming, not as statistics ...
Excellent tour guide, Adrian is a wonderful historian and was great at taking us through the history. The hotel was beautiful and the transfers, trains ...
We contacted In the Footsteps Battlefield Tours for a private tour from London of Bletchley Park. Jo Gumm was very helpful. Well in advance of our trip ...
In 2022 In The Footsteps achieve GOLD Partner status with the International Guild of Battlefield Guides and are committed to promoting and supporting the Guild’s aims and its members.
In 2020 In The Footsteps® gained the Bronze Award from the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme and are proud to support those who serve.
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