David Knoff is a speaker and specialist in remote leadership, management in isolation, Antarctic operations, resilience and mental health strategies and practices. He has worked for 15 years as an officer in the Australian Army, in International Relations with the Australian Government and as Station and Voyage Leader for the Australian Antarctic Program. His toughest mission was one nobody saw coming; when Covid-19 hit, the world came to a virtual standstill and the team of expeditioners he was leading in Antarctica was stranded in one of the most isolated places on earth. David lives in Melbourne. 537 Days of Winter his first book.