Former Royal Marine Commando, Dom Mee, is also a maritime explorer and anti piracy expert. He is a best selling author and his latest book is Warlord of the Seas. Dom is an outstanding speaker and covers various themes including security, risk management, teamwork and leadership.
Dom Mee joined the Royal Marines in 1988 successfully completing Commando training winning the PT medal before joining 40 Commando Royal Marines. He is also a successful International Yacht racer with thousands of miles of offshore experience and has taken part in races such as the Sydney to Hobart race and the Fasnet race. He is a qualified RYA Yacht Master and has been awarded the Royal Navy Sailing Associations Errol Bruce trophy on two occasions.
Dom Mee’s adventures include leading the British Ocean Rowing Team across the Atlantic . He led a gruelling row of 37 days achieving the third fastest time in history and the fastest row over 24 hours. His team in training rowed from London to Paris and won the famous ‘Great River Race’ the biggest river race in Europe. He also attempted the first ever kite boat sail across the North Atlantic he endured hurricanes Irene, Katrina, Maria, Ophelia and finally Rita. On losing his sea anchor he was capsized 8 times before the vessel remained inverted. In mountainous seas and winds in excess of 70 knots waiting 30 hours for a rescue vessel in the perfect storm, he survived.
Dom talks on a wide range of topics focusing on commitment to life and work reaching ones true potential. He has a wide range of experience of managing and leading teams in hostile environments. He also runs his own company, PVI (the world’s leading specialist in ship security) which funds his global expeditions and has raised over 500k in sponsorship and generated over 5 million pounds in advertising for his clients. Dom has a certificate in sales and marketing and regularly helps his clients with marketing campaigns and sales incentives.
His main presentation topics include:
* Overcoming adversity
“Just a short note to say that Dom was fantastic at our 2 events last week. He tuned into our current situation very quickly and tailored his message accordingly. He has quite a story to tell and does so with real passion” Steve Hunt, Accenture
“Dom’s talk on leadership left us all looking deep in our ourselves and asking hard questions, which was his point”. Sue Cox P&O Group
“The effect Dom’s talk had on our staff was remarkable it was not only the incredible story, but sharing his inner journey touched everyone in a special way”. Gill Samuel Marketing Director P&O NedLloyd
“Dom’s talk to the parliament let us all realise we had to do more, we were all focused every one of us. Dom touched us in a most extraordinary way”. Sian Edwards director of the Donald Dewar Collection Scottish Parliament.
“Dom gave his talk on commitment to our annual conference in Switzerland it got everyone really fired up, which is what I needed as we were announcing bigger targets for the group to reach. We will use Dom again that is for sure”. Sales Director Degussa AG
“Indeed Dom was a hit – we found him very professional, spoke clearly and with passion and was spot on time wise and in his delivery. All in all we were very pleased with the choice – he was right for us. He was happy to walk around the coffee break and answer questions etc and that was great. So indeed a good choice for us and value for money” Bernadette Rogers, General Secretary, EphMRA