Adam Alderson


An inspiring and selfless individual that has defied the odds in order to survive, Adam Alderson is 1 of 4 people in the world to have survived a gruelling 8 organ transplants, along with also having radical tumour de-bulking surgery for a rare form of cancer Pseudomyxoma Peritonei. Over the last few years, Adam has gone from lying in a hospice bed, being fed through a small tube into his stomach, to rising again all odds, showing his true grit, and proving his doubters wrong.

A motivating and inspirational individual that has come back from the harshest of illnesses and setbacks, Adam now constantly demonstrates how organ donation can provide someone suffering from a terminal diagnosis, a full and active lifestyle. An activist, survivor and motivational speaker that has held many people to look past their current circumstances and difficulties to enjoy a better life, Adam Alderson is, without doubt, one of the stimulating speakers on the after-dinner speaking circuit and is certain to evoke a whole range of emotions when hired to share his story through the Champions Speakers agency.

Whilst recovering in hospital after his transplant, Adam Alderson decided he wanted to take on one of the world’s biggest motoring challenges – The Mongol Rally, a feat that to many would never come into question let alone for someone who had just had a transplant. In July 2017, Adam and his wife Laura, embarked on their epic adventure, aiming to raise over £30k for their chosen charities whilst raising awareness of his condition and cure. This staggering accomplishment alone showcases the resilience of Alderson along with the unwavering passion and dedication for raising awareness to help the lives of others.

Adam has attained invaluable experience of public speaking to audiences of 100s of people at events including Teesside University, International nurse of the year awards, secondary school assemblies, NHS conferences, numerous charity events and membership gatherings, Adam has also appeared on BBC News in 2016, 2017, along with numerous other TV appearances such as being interviewed for Look North and featuring in several documentaries such as BBC Sunday Morning Live, Quest Supertruckers. These experiences and engagements not only provide a glimpse into the demand for Alderson’s incredible story but they have also allowed him to be a polished and esteemed speaker that can eloquently engage a room and deliver truly life-changing performances!

An inspiring person that has come back from many setbacks and challenges greater than many could ever think possible, Adam Alderson’s positive outlook and infectious personality must be witnessed first hand along with his version of events which are certain to evoke feelings of the greatest magnitude. If you are looking for a speaker to be an example that no limitations can hold you back if you continue to strive for more, Adam Alderson is the ideal speaker for your next event!

To book Adam Alderson as the motivational speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Adam is known to cover the following topics:

  • Overcoming Adversity
  • Adapting To Life After A Transplant
  • Embracing Change
  • Determination & Stubbornness
  • Maintaining Positivity
  • Campaigning For Organ Donation