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Taniya Morris MBE

Principal Consultant

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Image caption: Taniya and husband Clive at the Cape of Good Hope

Taniya Morris MBE joined Chamois in 2019 after a diverse and successful military career, followed by an extended period of independent travel and adventure. Having served over 20 years in the military as a logistician, staff officer and Army helicopter pilot, including several operational tours, Taniya has an extensive and in-depth knowledge of military operations, requirements and technology. Her career also included Advanced Staff training, where she obtained Masters Degrees in both Defence Studies and Military Technology.

Image caption: Taniya diving with a giant ray in Mexico

An accomplished skier, sub-aqua diver and cyclist, Taniya is passionate about life. On leaving the Army in 2008 she embarked on a 4-year epic circumnavigation of Africa with her husband and their trusty Land Rover, Itchy. Travelling independently, often though inhospitable and remote regions, she discovered the joy of writing and photography through the production of a blog and a comprehensive website that proved to be an invaluable planning resource for fellow over-land travellers.

Image caption: Taniya touching two continents in Iceland

Now combining work as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserves with working at Chamois as principal consultant in PR & Media, Taniya is in the enviable position of being able to combine her depth of military operational and technical knowledge with her passion for communication. Taniya was awarded the MBE in the 2022 New Year’s Honours List for her contribution to the planning and execution of the military support to fighting Covid-19.

Image caption: Taniya on operations as a pilot in Iraq

Image caption: Taniya is presented with her MBE

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