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International Yachtsman and Inspirational Speaker
“Conrad’s presentation and engagement with the group was excellent, linking his own inspiring exploits and lessons learnt to our current project challenges”
Conrad is a triple round the world sailor, a former winning skipper of the BT Global Challenge and the fifth British yachtsman in history to complete the legendary Vendee Globe
“The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts and the audacity of your dreams”
SPEAKING FROM EXPERIENCE
Conferences, keynote presentations, leadership masterclasses and awards evenings.
Conrad is a master storyteller and will leave your audience hugely motivated and inspired.
“Fantastic session, pitched perfectly to our audience – the briefing session beforehand was also very useful and meant we all had plenty to “take away” to apply in our work place”
SMILE : TOGETHER
Conrad is a triple round the world yachtsman, having competed in the Whitbread (now Ocean Race), the BT Global Challenge and the Vendee Globe. At 28 years, he led his team to victory in the BT Global Challenge to become the youngest skipper to win the Princess Royal Trophy.
Conrad became the fifth British yachtsman in history to complete the legendary Vendée Globe, single-handed, non-stop around the world without assistance. Most recently Conrad has the professional skipper for the Channel 4 recreation of Lieutenant Blight’s open boat voyage, Mutiny.
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Conrad is a trusted corporate speaker, leadership coach and after dinner speaker who draws on his remarkable career as a professional yachtsman and business owner to inspire teams around the world. Conrad is celebrated for his ability to understand business challenges and tailors his presentations to meet every client’s needs.
Drawing on his personal experiences for resonance, he leaves audiences with a simple “tool kit” and a strong sense of belief to go forward and win in difficult circumstances. His presentations are brought to life with fantastic imagery and content drawn from over 25 years of leading teams in a number of high profile adventures.
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TELEVISION AND RADIO
Conrad is an excellent television presenter, he has a natural, engaging style and has presented a number of factual TV documentaries for the BBC, Channel4, Inside Out and History Hit. His most recently series, River Journeys is a new four part documentary exploring the history of Devon’s Rivers.
His credits include BBC2 Conrad’s Race, Channel 4, Mutiny, BBC Inside Out, Mayflower 2 and History Hit, The Story of Robinson Crusoe, Mutiny on the Bounty and River Journeys.
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MD, SPORT ENVIRONMENT
Conrad is the Managing Director and Founder of Sport Environment, a sports marketing and event management consultancy that specialises in sailing and outdoor sports. Conrad advises clients in all areas of sports marketing, from sponsorship to employee engagement. He has worked extensively with brands, rights holders and some brilliant creatives. Conrad has an extensive marketing background and a passion for creating innovative, integrated campaigns for brands and rights holders.
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