Rona Cant

Explorer, International Speaker & Author

Rona Cant is a British explorer, adventurer and motivational speaker who has accomplished some of her greatest achievements at an age when most people are starting to slow down. An accomplished author and inspirational communicator Rona Cant has done everything from yacht racing to dog sledding, navigating wilderness treks and leading previously un-attempted expeditions.

Thanks to the diversity of her explorations and adventures Rona is not only a captivating story teller but has also gained a variety of insights which she is able to share in her work as a motivational speaker. Amongst Rona’s numerous accomplishment she boats successfully racing a yacht the “wrong way” around the world, trekking with wild bears and cougars and being the first person to cross as dog-sled route across northernmost Europe, which was previously thought impossible.

Powered by her personal drive and positive attitude Rona Cant has accomplished more in her middle age than many have in their entire lives and her work as a motivational speaker seeks to empower corporations, staff and employers to become more adventurous and courageous in the business world.

In her work as a motivational speaker Rona Cant uses lessons learnt on expeditions undertaken in extreme conditions to enable organisations to improve their leadership and develop their corporate survival skills. An interactive keynote speaker Cant acts as an after dinner speaker as well as hosting Masterclasses and Arctic Leadership Challenges. She has devised tests and teamwork exercises that allow participants to test what does and doesn’t work in leadership and communication in extreme and high pressure circumstances. By infusing her work as a trainer and after dinner speaker with tales of her own impressive and ambitious accomplishments Rona Cant turns typically mundane and tiresome training and motivation sessions into memorable and exciting learning experiences.

Rona’s personal journey has taken her from housewife and stay-at-home Mum to business owner and record breaking explorer; a round the world yachtswoman, author and explorer Rona Cant is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and a Fellow of the Professional Speaking Association and has been praised many times for her work as a motivational speaker.

To book Rona Cant 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, Rona is known to cover the following topics:

  • Leadership & Teamwork
  • Personal Development
  • Motivational Speaking
  • Success In Extreme Conditions
  • World Yachtswoman
  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance

‘Highly motivational and inspiring. Rona is able to make the impossible, possible and in the telling of her adventures encourages others to try to make changes that they want to happen in their lives too. Thank you Rona for bringing your spirit of adventure to our workplace and for your help in motivating us to introduce something new or different into our work and personal lives.’ – Lloyds TSB

‘A remarkable woman and as such it was an inspiration to hear her speak.’ ‘I take on the gems of leadership and managerial courage from this. Superb! Leadership, team building, focus, dedication, strength, courage, success, failure – although I’d heard this before, in this format it was extremely powerful.’ – Save The Children Conference