James Peach is a business leader, brand director, consultant, and adventurer. His motivation? Tough strategic and creative challenges! His aim in life? To live adventurously!
James Peach feels life should be filled with stimulating, unique, and wonderful experiences. He applies this train of thought in both his personal and working life.
As someone who has spent the last fifteen years of his life helping build some of the most successful brands in various industries, he has advised and assisted large corporations and the smallest startups. Some industries he has been involved in include the technology and consumer goods industries, Uber, and Vinted. His first book “Mattering to People: How to build an interesting business and powerful brand” will launch soon.
Besides his work, James Peach is also a consummate adventurer. He has, for example, completed a cycling tour around the planet. Cycling over 41,000 kilometers, he crossed 38 countries. He has also hiked across Argentina and Norway. His UK adventure has, and still sees him, cycle, kayak, and climb the length, width, and heights of the United Kingdom. One of his most recent adventures saw him trek a lap of Tenerife.
James Peach sees adventure in everything he does, whether in business or his private life. His career as a speaker sees him engage groups with what he has learned in business and his life as an adventurer.
As a conference speaker, James Peach tailors each talk to meet the objectives of the event. His wide variety of topics has made him a firm favorite at conferences. He uses personal and honest storytelling to offer practical advice, thoughtful considerations, and alternative ideas on how to approach the adventures of life and business. He lives in the UK and presents in English.
"James spoke to our team on the topic of resilience, using stimulus from cycling around the world and his experience as a brand leader. He gave a captivating and entertaining talk, with meaningful content and practical advice. James is very engaging, he speaks with honesty and passion – and the talk had a big impact on the team, so much so we have invited him back."
"James is a confident and inspiring speaker, he had a focussed angle he wanted to tell, all of it grounded in real life experience. If you are looking for a thought-provoking and motivating session, I would certainly recommend him."
"We had James in to speak after our company All Hands and absolutely loved it. He captured the audience so well that the hour just flew by, made the talk extremely personal and relevant to us and our values, and left the wider team feeling motivated and ready to be the best version of themselves. It won't be the last time we use James and I'd be happy to recommend him to any business that is interested in an inspirational story."
“James spoke at Google Campus to 140 people. Of the 50+ high profile talks we've hosted, James was hands down the best speaker we've ever had. We’ve hosted talks with CEO’s, COO’s and founders from Transferwise, Stripe, Monzo, Gousto, Skype, and James was in a different bracket. Absolutely gripping, fixated audience and most importantly very intuitive with meaningful content."