John Volanthen

World Record-Holding British Caver Who Played A Crucial Role In The 2018 Thai Cave Rescue

How to hire John Volanthen

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about John Volanthen 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 he's is at corporate events, John is known to cover the following topics:

  • Working together
  • Influencing and leading
  • Pioneering and innovation
  • Resilience and mental strength

"John’s keynote was great! You could have heard a pin drop and literally nobody was on their phone which (unfortunately) is not always the case."- Richmond Events

  • 2019 - Awarded the George Medal
  • 2018 - Awarded Pride of Britain Award
  • 2018 - Helped in the rescue of a Thai football team trapped in a cave 
  • 2012 - Awarded the Royal Humane Society's bronze medal 
  • 2010 - Set a world record for the longest cave penetration dive 
  • 2004 - Achieved the great depth reached in a British Cave 
  • Awarded PADI's Medal of Valour