Adrian Hayes

After Dinner & Event Speaker (in association with SpeakOut)

Adrian Hayes is passionate about life, people and the world. He is a British record-breaking polar explorer & adventurer, keynote speaker, business coach, author and campaigner.


Adrian speaks Arabic and Nepalese and is a former Middle East Sales Director for Airbus the largest aeronautics and space Company in Europe. He is also a former British Army Gurkha Officer and in his expedition work Adrian Hayes has achieved more major goals the past eight years than almost anyone in the world - Everest, K2, the North Pole, South Pole, the length of Greenland by kite-ski, the Arabian Desert by camel, two Guinness world records, two documentaries and one book.

One of the few extreme adventurers in the world with a senior corporate background, Adrian is now an internationally acclaimed keynote or motivational speaker and professional leadership, team and executive coach, delivering speeches, seminars and programs worldwide. He is also a speaker, writer and campaigner on a number of contemporary world issues.



Adrian Hayes' speeches, seminars and programs include the following:



Adrian delivers a full assortment of keynote, motivational, leadership or sustainability speeches every month in different continents, from after dinner speeches to company off-sites or conference keynotes and ranging from 15 to 90 minutes. Utilising a unique 'toolkit' of stories, experiences, anecdotes, lessons, models and concepts, he aims to deliver powerful, inspiring, thought provoking and entertaining speeches tailored entirely according to client objectives and desired outcomes.

Team Coaching:

Adrian delivers change inducing, deep learning and gimmick free team development programs to boards of directors, senior management teams, business, sports and non-profit teams worldwide, that are designed with one overriding objective - 'teams exist to achieve results'. His programs have been developed from years of study of personal and team coaching, relationship systems work and conflict resolution techniques - together with his unique experience of putting these tools into practise in the expedition, corporate, sporting and military worlds.

Leadership Development:

Adrian's empowering and practical leadership development programs are similarly tailored in accordance with organisational needs and to a wide range of client bases. He brings in whatever items from his 'toolkit' of studies, examples, exercises, models, concepts, tools and techniques that may be required to develop that person's or group's leadership qualities, practices and needs.


Executive Coaching:

Adrian designs and delivers personal coaching programs for executives, sportspeople and other individuals based upon their requirements and, where applicable, the individual's organisation's objectives. His coaching style is direct, leadership driven and mentoring influenced and his passion for empowering that client to be the best he or she can possibly be remains fundamental to his work.

To book Adrian Hayes, contact Emkay Entertainments Agency via Alternatively, speak to a booking agent directly on 01506 855 555.


Please note; Emkay Entertainments act as a booking agent for any engagements for this artiste. Bookings are processed through our partner agency, SpeakOut!.