Richard Noble

British Entrepreneur & Land Speed Record Holder (633mph) Between 1983 & 1997

How to hire Richard Noble

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When he is booked for events, Richard is known to discuss the following topics.

Risk Management – In setting the land speed record, Richard had to manage an extraordinary level of risk to his life. This experience shaped his understanding of risk, and opened Richard’s eyes to the wealth of possibilities available when we overcome our own reservations. As a speaker, Richard teaches audiences how to manage their response to risk, and thrive in their respective markets - in keeping with the title of his 2019 book,Take Risks!

Innovation – A pioneer of innovation, Richard has proven that an open mindset and steely determination are a recipe for beautiful things. He continues to push the boundaries of innovation, as well as educate the record-breakers of the future with his Bloodhound programme. Audiences of Richard’s speeches receive a first-hand insight into the mindset of an innovator.

Breaking Records – It takes a special person to break world records, to be the best at something. The mindset of a record-breaker can be translated to every aspect of life, teaching us the secrets to becoming the most successful versions of ourselves. Richard’s story inspires audiences to embrace their strengths, improve their weaknesses and break free of expectations.

Stress & Pressure – Stress management has become an integral element of business, while the ability to handle moments of pressure continues to define the best, from the rest. Richard teaches audiences how to manage conflict in both the workplace and thrive while under stress, arming your team with the mindset needed to remain calm under pressure.

Project Management – As a Project Director, Richard has witnessed the power of communication, teamwork and leadership, as well the damaging effects of poor management. As a speaker, audiences receive a toolbox for successful project management, including meeting deadlines, staying on budget and setting achievable, yet challenging, goals.

  • Set the one-mile flying record in 1980, with a speed of 248.87 mph.
  • Set the one-kilo flying record in 1980, with a speed of 251.190 mph.
  • Set the one-mile flying world and US unlimited record in 1983, with a speed of 633.468 mph.
  • Awarded the 1983 Segrave Trophy.
  • Set the fastest ever triple consecutive Atlantic Crossing in 1987 (London to New York, and back again), with a time of 10 hours and 17 minutes in a Concorde.
  • Awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Bradford University in 2018.