Talks and Interviews

In order to inspire other young people and to raise awareness about the importance of outdoor education, conserving wild places, and holding on to traditional wilderness living skills, Zeki gives talks to groups and gives interviews to the press and radio.


  • Speaker at RSGS ‘Traveller’s Talks’, Stirling 2017
  • Guest Speaker at the John Muir Event, Edinburgh 2016
  • Speaker at the National Dyslexia Conference, Dundee, 2016
  • Speaker at the National Conference for Adventurous Learning, Education Scotland, Glasgow 2016
  • Keynote speaker at National Conference for Outdoor Learning, Education Scotland 2015

Press and Radio interviews

  • The Geographer, RSGS, Autumn 2017
  • Prediz Magazine, Issue 9, Spain
  • Zeki Basan has won Young Scot of the Year 2017 in the Environment category. More here.
  • Radio Scotland: Interview with John Beattie
  • Radio Scotland: Out for the Weekend
  • Guardian article
  • Daily Record
  • The Times
  • John Muir news
  • BBC Countryfile