Mark Beaumont has made a career both as an athlete and broadcaster. With a long list of world firsts and records, as well as an investor and entrepreneur, scaling early stage science, engineering and technology companies. Therefore, as a keynote speaker, Beaumont has the unique ability to talk about equity deals, boardroom strategies and performance teams as well as cycling down volcanoes and surviving to capsize.
Having cycled around the world twice, Mark Beaumont now holds the 18,000-mile record in 78 days & 14 hours – achieving the famous ‘Around the World in 80 Days’ for the first time by bicycle. Expeditions have taken Mark to over 130 nations & territories, making documentaries over 15 years for the BBC, GCN & CNN, as well as publishing 5 books. His epic documentaries have taken viewers to over 100 countries, into the Arctic, the high mountains and around the Commonwealth, also surviving to capsize in the mid-Atlantic as he captures attention both mountaineering and ocean rowing. Beaumont was awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s New Year’s honours for contributions to sport and charity.
In August 2021, Mark won the GBduro 2021 race, a self-supported bikepacking enduro competition from Land’s End to John O’Groats on road, gravel and single-track. He finished the 2000km journey in 135 hours and 24 minutes.
Mark Beaumont background is also in business & economics. He is a partner of Eos Advisory, an early stage Innovation Fund & Syndicate, backing science, engineering and technology companies, as well as working in private equity with originating deals and scaling mid-market businesses.
A hugely experienced keynote and conference speaker, Mark Beaumont is valued for his ability to translate performance & strategy planning in the expedition world to a wide range of business audiences.
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