Robert Swan

Leading Polar Explorer, Environmental Activist & Founder of 2041 Foundation



Antarctica 2041: My Quest to Save the Earth's Last Wilderness

Antarctica 2041: My Quest to Save the Earth's Last Wilderness

Destination, Antarctica

Destination, Antarctica

How to hire Robert Swan

Contact the Champions Speakers Agency to provisionally enquire about hiring Robert Swan 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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Robert Swan's official speaker topics include:

  • Motivation
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Discipline
  • Dealing with Isolation
  • Vision
  • Team Diversity
  • Delivery of Your Goals
  • 2041 Mission to Preserve the Antarctic

Official Feedback from In-Person & Virtual Events

Feedback from In-Person Events:

"Shell staff have participated in Robert’s expeditions since 2009 and we have been pleased to have Robert Swan visit us as a speaker on more than one occasion. He offers a unique proposition for business; real world awareness, advice and guidance blended with pragmatism and a strong sense of environmental stewardship." - David, Chief Climate Change Adviser, Shell Research

"If you have a heartbeat, you will be inspired by Robert Swan. Whether talking to C-suite executives or rising stars, Swan is uniquely poised to inspire people to stretch their ideas about what is possible–then to dig deep to achieve the extraordinary. He doesn’t just change people’s ideas: he changes their lives." - Rangaswami, Founder, Corporate Eco Forum

  • 2023 – Crossed the entire Antarctica landmass
  • 2017 – Undertook the South Pole Energy Challenge
  • 2015 – Honorary Doctor of Science, Durham University
  • 2009 – Author of “Antarctica 2041: My Quest to Save the Earth’s Last Wilderness” 
  • 2008 – Honorary Professor of Environment, Leeds Metropolitan University
  • 1994 – Special Envoy to the Director General of UNESCO
  • 1992 – Founder, 2041 Foundation
  • 1989 – Became the first person to walk both North & South Poles
  • 1988 – Author of “Destination, Antarctica”
  • Appointed OBE