Pen came to prominence as the first person to complete one of the last great solo polar challenges without re-supply, from Canada to the North Pole. He currently works with the United Nations to aid protection of the wildlife and ecosystem in the international waters surrounding the North Pole. He is an accomplished motivational speaker, particularly on goal setting, winning and sustainability.
Through his exceptional achievements over the past 15 years, Polar Explorer, Pen Hadow, has become one of the World’s leading authorities on Polar Exploration as well as a truly great inspirational, environment & sustainability, motivational and entertaining speaker. Pen is able to talk to varied audiences on different levels about his experiences and how he has dealt with the positives and the negatives over the years on guided missions as well as in his ultimate quest to succeed where no other person has managed………to walk unsupported to both the North and South Pole. Once you have heard Pen Hadow with his huge enthusiasm and passion, you will be inspired to go out there and achieve the un-achievable!
“Pen Hadow’s experience was genuinely inspirational and motivating. Having launched Marks and Spencer’s Plan A initiative on the need to tackle the enormous challenge of climate change, it was fantastic to hear from someone who has experienced global warming issues with their own eyes.” Stuart Rose, former CEO, Marks and Spencer
“Thank you for participating at the Young Leaders event in Paris last week. Your presentation was the perfect finale to our first ever gathering of our Young Leader membership. The feedback from attendees was universally positive with many commenting on how inspiring it was to hear about your remarkable journey.” Andrea Carpenter, MD, Centre for Regeneration and Sustainability, Urban Land Institute, Europe