Simon Reeve is an award-winning TV adventurer and bestselling author.
Arrested by the KGB, chased by cheetahs, hunting with the Bushmen…Simon Reeve has lived quite a life. He’s the leading adventure traveller on BBC Television, travelling and filming in 120 countries, including many of the most beautiful, remote and dangerous parts of the planet.
Simon explores and explains the world to tens of millions of TV viewers globally, travelling in a unique way that blends adventure with serious issues.
Simon’s also the New York Times bestselling author of more than six books. He has received a One World Broadcasting Trust Award for “an outstanding contribution to greater world understanding” and the prestigious Ness Award from the Royal Geographical Society. His 20 TV series include Caribbean, Sacred Rivers, Indian Ocean, Tropic of Cancer, and Equator. But Simon started with nothing. After a misspent youth he left school with no real qualifications and went on the dole.
Simon changed his life, overcame his fears, and became a leading investigator, author and TV presenter. Hear inspiring stories from his travels of people who’ve overcome adversity, and how talent can be found in the most unlikely of settings. Simon will pepper his talk with extraordinary tales from his journeys that will fill your clients with awe.
Whether delivering an After Dinner Speech, hosting an Awards Ceremony, or appearing in a Q&A, Simon will encourage and enthuse your clients and guests, inspiring and motivating the audience.
“Travelling multiple times around the world…he has revealed many special and also difficult, contested and inhospitable places. With programmes and books that reach out across the generations he’s a keen and infectious geographer!”
“We’ve had fantastic feedback from our guests” “delegates absolutely loved listening and talking to him and he gave so generously of his time” “the highest rated of all the conference sessions” “one of the most professional presenters I’ve ever worked with” Simon’s “natural connection with the audience was spot on” “the way he connects with the general public is lovely to see” “there was a great respect for Simon and the programmes he makes” “you had the audience hanging off every word you said” “your professionalism and enthusiasm whilst presenting the awards kept the energy levels high in the room right until the very end” “stories were delivered in a way that had you laughing one minute and in awe in the next” “Simon made the event a great success!”
"Everyone loved him and are still talking about him this morning. He made a huge impact and I think we would love to have him back again in the future! "