Adrian Hayes is a true adventurer with several World Records to prove it. He is also a former British Army Gurkha officer and possesses a corporate background. Adrian combines all these practical experiences to create motivational keynotes and team development seminars. He is a professional business, leadership and team coach and his programmes are designed for real value results.
Adrian Hayes – Maximising potential, performance, results. You, your team, your company.
Adrian Hayes is a British record-breaking polar explorer & adventurer based in UAE. He is a respected international keynote speaker, business coach and sustainability leader.
In 2007 he set a Guinness World record for reaching the Earth’s “3 Poles” – walking all the way to the North Pole, South Pole and summiting Mt Everest – in the shortest amount of time in history. He became one of only 15 people ever to achieve that feat. He also holds a second Guinness World record achieved for the longest unsupported Arctic expedition in history (kite assisted), the vertical crossing of the Greenland ice cap in 2009. His most recent expedition was a 1600 km crossing of the Arabian Desert in 44 days by foot and camel, in the footsteps of 1940s British explorer Wilfred Thesiger.
Adrian Hayes, a former Gurkha Officer and Special Forces reservist in the British Army, is one of the few extreme adventurers in the World who possesses a senior corporate background, including 6 years as the Regional Sales Director for Airbus Middle East and West Asia.
With 15 years’ experience in leadership, team and personal development and as an International Coaching Federation (ICF) certified corporate coach, he delivers keynote speeches, leadership seminars, team development workshops and other programmes Worldwide.
As a lifetime follower of politics and international affairs, he is also a leading ambassador and speaker on economic, social and environmental sustainability.
Adrian has lived and worked in 9 countries, visited over 100 and speaks 3 languages in addition to English.
Adrian’s sustainability keynotes are applicable for Governmental agencies, NGO’s, corporations, business groups, communities, universities and the general public.
Accompanied by visibly moving film, he discusses:
- The facts v forecasts v fictions of climate change
- The key linkages of economy, society and the environment with some thought provoking examples
- How many of the World’s problems are caused by unsustainable policies and practices
- The green v greenwash of environmental movements
- The “white elephants’ or unspoken truths
- The failure of leaders and leadership Worldwide to address critical issues
- What we can all do to make a difference.
His keynotes aim to awaken and transform an audience’s consciousness, supporting a new wave of awareness – and action – in our World.
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