Adventurer | Round the world Cyclist | TEDx Speaker
Who Am I
Mark Beaumont has become a household name
through his documentaries about ultra endurance and adventure. Having
smashed the circumnavigation cycling World Record twice in his career, he now
holds this 18,000 mile title in a time of 78 days and 14 hours, averaging 240
miles a day. His epic documentaries have taken viewers to over 100
countries, into the Arctic, the high mountains and around the Commonwealth,
also surviving capsize in the mid-Atlantic. A career like this is not
possible without building dedicated teams and a business to support. Mark
has taken this experience and works with a portfolio of corporates as an
ambassador and mentor. Outside of sports, media and business, Mark’s
interest is within education where he dedicates his pro bono work to being
Rector of the University of Dundee, Honorary President of Scottish Student
Sport and Patron for the Saltire Foundation.
is passionate about sharing his and others stories, and is an experienced and
hugely engaging speaker, having held Ambassadorial roles with companies for the
last decade, and completed national speaking tours in the UK and
Whether engaged as a keynote speaker or
in a business-mentoring role, Mark thrives on breaking down his blueprint for
success in a way that helps teams and individuals. Accessible, modest, but always inspiring, is
Marks style of communication.
When Speaking Minds was founded in 2007 in New Zealand, little did we envisage that this would grow into an international brand with offices in India and London in less than a decade. We set up the business to share what we had learnt, from the privileges we have had in our jobs – of access to knowledge.
Bringing India to the rest of the world was our driving force.
The dna of our business is genuinely about sharing knowledge with the
world, from thought leaders and experts who are notable achievers in
their field. Raga D'silva quit her highly successful corporate career in
New Zealand in 2007, to set up a dream business of connecting
knowledge, insights, motivation from exceptional talent with the
corporate world, globally.