Adrian Hayes, Explorer
Adrian Hayes is a British record-breaking polar explorer & adventurer, keynote speaker, business coach, author and campaigner. An Arabic and Nepalese speaking former Airbus Middle East Sales Director and British Army Gurkha Officer, in his expedition work he has achieved more major goals the past eight years than almost anyone in the world – Everest, K2, the North Pole, South Pole, the length of Greenland by kite-ski, the Arabian Desert by camel, two Guinness world records, two documentaries and one book.
One of the few extreme adventurers in the world with a senior corporate background, he is now an internationally acclaimed keynote or motivational speaker and professional leadership, team and executive coach, delivering speeches, seminars and programs worldwide.
A passionate lifetime follower of international affairs and an ambassador on economic, social & environmental sustainability, he is also a member of several organisations and charities, speaking, writing and campaigning on a number of contemporary world issues. Adrian has featured in two television documentaries: the 2011 National Geographic Channel ‘Greenland Quest’ and the 2013 Discovery Channel ‘Footsteps of Thesiger’. His first book Footsteps of Thesiger was published in 2013.