Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Sir Ranulph Fiennes was born in 1944 and educated at Eton. He served with the Royal Scots Greys for a time before joining the SAS. In 1984 the Guinness Book of Records described Sir Ranulph Fiennes as the “World’s Greatest Living Explorer”. He was awarded the Sultan of Oman’s Bravery Medal in 1970, the Explorers Club of New York Medal in 1983, the Royal Scottish Geographical Society’s Livingstone Gold Medal in 1983, the Royal Geographical Society’s Founder’s Medal in 1984, and both he and his late wife received the Polar Medal in 1987. In 1993 he was awarded an OBE for “human endeavour and charitable services”.
Sir Ranulph has, through his expeditions, raised large amounts for charities. He has led 22 major expeditions to remote parts of the world including both Poles. In 2003, only three and a half months after suffering a massive heart attack and double bypass operation, he ran 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days. In 2004 he came second in the International North Pole Marathon and, in 2005, he raised £1.8m through his ascent to within 300 metres of the Everest summit ridge.
Sir Ranulph is a remarkable man and truly inspiring motivational and leadership speaker. Sir Ranulph is in demand as a corporate lunch speaker, after dinner speaker, conference keynote speaker and awards host.
SPEAKING TOPICS – After Dinner, Communication, Environment, HR, Leadership, Motivational & Teamwork
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