University of Cambridge. Street John"s College.
He was sent to Haileybury and Imperial Service College for schooling and later joined the University of Cambridge. At Cambridge, he earned a half blue in fencing. He almost made it to the British Olympic Team.
In 1929, he began his career as a professor in Chillon College, Switzerland, responsible for teaching pupils History and winter sports.
When the college suffered due to economic downturn, Gibson went on to teach at Ripon Grammar School. He remained at Ripon from 1932 until 1936.
lieutenant was at Ripon that he met Malcolm Hailey, 1st Baron Hailey, who encouraged him to apply to The Doon School in India which had newly opened for Indian boys. He applied to Doon and was offered the post of a housemaster.
He joined Doon in January 1937 as the housemaster of Kashmir House.
Apart from being a housemaster, he also taught Geography to Doon pupils. He took a brief leave while at Doon to fight in the Second World War for the Royal Indian Naval Reserve. Thereafter, he also served as Principal of the Joint Services Wing, which is now the National Defence Academy.
He stayed in Doon till 1953, before he was appointed as Principal of Mayo College, Rajasthan.
He is widely credited to have brought Mayo College to national prominence. He remained in Mayo for 15 years till 1969.
After retiring, he wrote extensively for the Alpine Journal and the Himalayan Club Journal. In Tenzing"s autobiography, he mentions Gibson several times as "my old friend Mr.
Gibson". Martyn and R.L. Holdsworth.
1970-1973- Gibson served as President of the Indian mountaineering club called the Himalayan Club.
While at the college, he became a member of the famed Swiss Alpine Club. 1946 – Gibson was a member of the mountaineering enthusiasts at Doon along with Gurdial Singh, J.A.K. He was a member of many successful expeditions, including to Kamet and Trisul. He was also a member of the Alpine Club.