Joe Simpson


Elevated to stardom after a near-fatal mountaineering accident whilst traversing the Andes, Joe Simpson’s account of his ordeals has become one of the most motivational and inspirational stories on the after dinner speaker circuit, so much so that his story had been made into a feature length film and documentary, Touching the Void.

An international bestselling book tat turned into a BAFTA Award winning film, Joe’s tale of two friends, thrown into a nightmare full of life and death decisions that captured millions of imaginations and gave an insight into the harshest of terrains. Despite the adversity, audience were enthralled with the camaraderie and friendship maintained throughout despite the evident pain terror they were facing. Describing how he overcame such adversity, listeners tend to be on the edge of their seats whilst Joe reveals all as an after dinner speaker.

Joe is a hugely experienced and knowledgeable climber. In his life Simpson has conquered expeditions in Nepal, the Peruvian Andes, Karakoam and the Himalayas. Joe’s experiences enable some wonderful anecdotal tales that are sure to be a hit with any audience as a motivational speaker.

A compelling and enthralling motivational speaker, Simpson’s story is constantly in demand from all around the world. A consummate professional who can tailor his content for ultimate relevancy and application as well as use media aids to futher his story, Joe has addressed hundreds of audiences and can deliver messages any listener can take away and use in their own lives.

To book Joe Simpson 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, Joe is known to cover the following topics:

  • Overcoming Adversity
  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance
  • Risk Management
  • Personal Development