Dame Ellen MacArthur

Sailed Single-Handedly Around The World Non-Stop & World Record Holder For The Fastest Single-Handed Circumnavigation Of The Globe

How to hire Dame Ellen MacArthur

Contact the Champions Speakers Agency to provisionally enquire about hiring Dame Ellen MacArthur for your next event, today. To get in touch, simply call an official booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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Ellen official's speaking topics are listed below.

  • Goal setting and performance
  • Leadership and motivation
  • Circular economy and sustainability
  • Management of risk
  • Business management
  • Cities and environment
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Transformation

"Truly humbling and human, really moved everyone and made them hold up a mirror to themselves." - Involve

  • 2009 - Founded the Ellen MacArthur Foundation 
  • 2008 - Appointed a Knight of the French Legion of Honour 
  • 2005 - Made Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire 
  • 2004 - Became the fastest person to circumnavigate the globe single-handed
  • 2003 - Captained the round-the-world record attempt in Kingfisher 2 
  • 2003 - Set up the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust 
  • 2002 - Published her autobiography 
  • 2001 - Became the youngest person to complete the Vendee Globe