Ben Saunders

Record-Breaking Polar Explorer and Long-Distance Skier.


Ben Saunders is the world's leading Polar Explorer & a record-breaking Long-Distance Skier who has covered over 7,000 km on foot in the Polar regions since 2001.

Ben is the 3rd person in history to ski solo to the North & South Poles. He is also the record holder for the longest solo Arctic journey by a Briton.

He led the first completion of the expedition that defeated Captain Scott & Sir Ernest Shackleton, a 105-day round-trip from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole & back again. 

He is the author of 'Shakleton', a book that draws on his own experience of the Antarctic dangers & challenges he faced during his expedition.

Awards and Accomplishments

Awards and Accomplishments

He led ‘The Scott Expedition, the longest human-powered polar journey in history. 

Ben is also the third person to solo ski to the North and South poles. He is the record holder for the longest solo Arctic journey by a Briton. 

Why Ben Saunders ?

Ben Saunders is also the global brand ambassador for ‘Land Rover’ and ‘Canada Goose’, an ambassador for ‘The Prince’s Trust’, a patron and fellow of ‘British Exploring’, a fellow of the ‘Royal Geographical Society’, and an acclaimed keynote speaker, as described by TED (where he has spoken three times) as ‘A master storyteller’. 

Whether it’s speaking to large corporates or small teams at acing startups, Ben’s honesty, humility and humour captivates his audience. He educates, informs and inspires the audience with hard-learnt lessons from his polar expeditions. 

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