Omar Samra

Mountain, Polar & Ocean Adventurer, UN Goodwill Ambassador & Aspiring Astronaut

How to hire Omar Samra

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Omar Samra 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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Omar's official speaking topics are listed below:

  • Survival Lessons from Rowing Across the Atlantic 
  • Leadership Lessons from Everest 
  • Goal-Setting and Preparing to Achieve Under Duress 
  • Overcoming Adversity and Pushing Boundaries 
  • The Art of Teamwork and Team Dynamics 
  • Sustainability in Business and Climate Change 
  • Entrepreneurship and Following One's Passion

Omar is often booked as a speaker for events, read his latest feedback below. 

"Thank you so much for the very inspirational and moving talk you gave last week. You are the best example of a successful, motivated and positive young man who strives to achieve a goal he strongly believes in" - Ali, Country President, Novartis Pharma 

"Omar is a very passionate and influential speaker, and his ability to connect with the audience is remarkable. His speech was inspirational and enriching. Everyone present said that they thoroughly enjoyed and valued it. The session was indeed an encouragement and helped us clearly convey the message that we wanted through our workshop" - Fareda, Vice President HR, Majid Al-Futtaim Ventures 

"Very inspiring and extremely motivating. Listening to him talking about his trip and the challenges he faced back then, is like an energy booster drink, after it, you can go hunt your dreams for as long as it takes, and as hard as it gets, and if you ever get tired... listen to him again. Keep it up champ!" - Mohamed, Business Planning Director, CEMEX

"Omar gave our audience an extremely inspiring talk about his amazing experiences and the lessons that he learned on his life journey. The attendees were completely engaged by stories of his adventures and his advice on reaching goals and overcoming adversity. We're so happy that Omar was part of our platform and we look forward to having him back in the future" - Rasha, Founder, The Speaker Sessions

"We would greatly love to have you do our presentation again next semester. All those who attended thought it was a very well presented and structure presentation. The Associate Provost, Dr John Swanson who attends zillions of lectured worldwide was really impressed and said that yours was one of the BEST he had ever heard!" - Dr Hoda, Associate Director, The American University in Cairo

  • 2017 - Awarded the Esquire: Man At His Best Award as Humanitarian of the Year 
  • 2016 - Named as one of the 50 Most Powerful Arab Businessmen by Inc. Magazine 
  • 2015 - Named as one of the Top 40 Most Powerful Arabs Under 40 by Arab Business & named as the Arab Social Media Influencer of the Year in the Tourism Category 
  • 2014 - Awarded three National Awards from Egypt's Ministry of Youth, Sports & Defense & named MBC Hope Humanitarian Project of the Year 
  • 2012 - Awarded SME Advisor Stars of Business Award, AME Info Award for Customer Focussed Business of the Year & nominated for Arab Entrepreneur of the Year 
  • 2011 - Awarded The AUC Board of Trustees Young Alumni Achievement Award, the UK World Travel Market Global Tourism Award & the SME Advisor Award for Tourism & Hospitality 
  • 2008 - Awarded the AUC Alumni of the Year, Business & Economics Faculty Award