Jeffrey Sachs is a world-class and world-renowned economist and expert on global development. He is director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, an itinerant adviser to poor-country governments, and special adviser to Ban Ki-moon, the UN secretary general.
Posts Tagged ‘Inspirational’
Bertrand Piccard is one of Europe’s most sought-after motivational speakers, applying his ballooning experience to discuss motivation, adventurous spirit and the psychology of communication and team-working along with the management of stress and the unknown.
Dr. Bertrand Piccard was born on March 1st 1958 in Switzerland into a family of explorers and scientists. He seemed to be predestined to perpetuate one of the greatest family adventures of the 20th century. This scientist-adventurer, psychiatrist and aeronaut combines science and adventure to explore the human soul.
Børge Ousland once described by National Geographic as ‘the most accomplished polar explorer alive’, is a popular international speaker who draws on more than 20 years’ experience with record-breaking expeditions to inspire audiences to reach for their own goals, professional and private. Truly one of the greatest adventurers/explorers of our time
Christine Loh co-founder and CEO of Civic Exchange was named Time Magazines ‘Hero of the Environment’ in 2007 and ‘Woman Who Makes A Difference’ in 2009 by RBS Coutts/Financial Times Women in Asia Awards. She is a regular speaker at academic and international forums all over the world on politics, economics, urban planning, air quality and climate change.
Carl Lewis is a retired American track and field athlete who won 10 Olympic medals (9 gold), 10 World Championships (8 gold) in a career that spanned from 1979 when he first achieved a world ranking to 1996 when he last won an Olympic title and subsequently retired. A truly inspiring and motivational speaker whose “I Can Do That” attitude shows audiences how they “Can Do That” too.
Jim Lawless is one of the most popular inspirational speakers in Europe today and the only authority on business change and personal development to have put his life on the line to prove his approach.
In August 2010, to test new Taming Tigers theories around mental toughness, he became Britain’s Deepest Freediver, the first Briton to dive below the magic 100m barrier on a single breath of air.
Josh Klein is an inspirational keynote speaker. He writes, and consults on new and emerging technologies that improve people’s lives – and has tremendous fun doing it. A futurist, innovator and hacker who hacks anything that moves. He loves to take things apart and put different pieces together to produce something new and more effective.