Bertrand Piccard


Swiss psychiatrist, solar adventurer, balloonist and leading speaker, Bertrand Piccard is best known for being part of a duo with Brian Jones, first to complete a non-stop balloon flight around the globe, and along with André Borschberg, first to complete a successful round-the-world solar-powered flight.

Chairman of the Winds of Hope charitable foundation, and a United Nations goodwill ambassador, he combines science and adventure to tackle some of the great challenges of our times. Furthermore, as the Chairman and visionary force behind Solar Impulse, Bertrand developed the project’s avant-garde philosophy and outlined its symbolic and political reach, leading to the astronomical experimental solar-powered aircraft project.

Having recently launched the World Alliance for Efficient Solutions, with the goal to provide a sustainable solution of protecting the environment in a profitable way, Bertrand is perfectly positioned to provide detailed and informative talks on sustainability. With the ability to convey the intensity of his experiences and pass on key learnings from his experience, Bertrand has become a highly sought-after international speaker. Having given talks at some of the most prestigious establishments such as TEDx, Bertrand is known for providing incredibly engaging and thought-provoking presentations.

Using his amazing stories, Bertrand inspires his audiences and goes into detail on a range of interesting subjects, including an adventurer’s state of mind, corporate business management, team spirit and the psychology of communication, motivation, coping with crisis situations, managing stress and pushing to achieve goals. As a result of this, Bertrand has inspired hundreds at public and private events. In addition, because he is also trained as a medical doctor, Bertrant Piccard can also cover a range of medical topics such as the use of hypnosis and self-hypnosis.

To book Bertrand Piccard as the motivational speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by using the contact details below:

When he’s at corporate events, Bertrand is known to cover the following topics:

  • Human Psychology
  • Balloonist
  • Solar Impulse 1
  • Long-Range Aircraft
  • Intercontinental Flights

Get a taste of what Bertrand is like at corporate events, by watching the video below: