Led the first successful British team to walk unsupported from Canada to the geographical North Pole. A former Royal Marine Commando, he is a qualified diver, parachutist, paramedic and ski survival instructor. He delivers inspirational team management and leadership talks as well as organising business leadership challenges and expeditions.
Ben originally came to fame on BBC series Castaway, and has subsequently made his name as a rural presenter on programmes such as Countryfile. He is also an explorer/adventurer having rowed the Atlantic naked with James Cracknell and also raced to the South Pole.
Successful businesswoman and adventurer. Jan was one half of the first mother and son team to row the Atlantic, who then went on to walk to the magnetic North Pole. In March 2008 Jan walked to the geographic North Pole with explorer David Templeman Adams. Very amusing and lively speaker.