Daniel Hughes


How to hire Daniel Hughes

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Daniel Hughes for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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

  • Executive Leadership
  • Managing Risk In High-Pressure Situations
  • Developing Company Vision & Values
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Motivation/Inspiration
  • Overcoming Adversity

“Daniel is very passionate and engaging when delivering his presentations. The talk on his assent of Everest for Comic Relief in 2013 was totally captivating, illustrated with photos, videos and equipment used during the trip. I was amazed by what was involved in this project, and can highly recommend him as a motivational speaker." -Keith Wood. BBC Newsgathering Communications Specialist.

“Daniel shared his insights on managing and executing high-risk ventures and overcoming adversity through disciplined leadership during the two and a half year Everest Million campaign. Imperial College Business School students learnt about the challenges of taking technology to new heights, successfully completing the first live video broadcast from the summit of Mt Everest and included an equipment demo, with kit that was on loan for the evening from our neighbours at the Science Museum." -Dr Christopher Corbishley. Imperial College Business School.

"Daniel is a hugely inspiring individual, there was never any doubt that he would complete his record-breaking Everest climb and no surprise that he went on to represent Great Britain in Duathlon. His life experiences are so varied and interesting, but Daniel's ability to combine the lessons he has learnt with sound business theories make him a captivating person to learn from and to listen to." James Atkins, Head of HTC Marketing, EMEA.

"I met Daniel while I was part of the Social Good team at Skype. He had taken unpaid leave from his job to plan, train and climb Mount Everest in order to raise money for charity. He made the first Skype call from the top of Everest which was then broadcast to the world on the BBC. Daniel is a force of nature and I imagine that once he puts his mind to something, there is nothing he cannot do. He was great to work with and a true source of inspiration for me personally, for our staff, and for the world. I would gladly recommend him for a purpose driven brand partnership and inspirational speaker engagement." - Andy Schmidt, Microsoft Social Good Leader

  • 2020 - Named Pamoja Capital's Cycling Director 
  • 2018 - Creative Director of Studio Albatross 
  • 2017 - Founded ReIgnite 
  • 2015 - Competed in the ITU World Duathlon Championship for Team GB
  • 2013 - Took part in the highest ever TV broadcast 
  • 2002 - Special Forces Instructor 
  • British Airlines 787 pilot