Robert Penn – Keynote Speaker

Author, Journalist, Presenter and Cyclist

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Specialist Subjects

  • Happiness
  • Cycling
  • Adventure


  • English


Robert Penn is an author, journalist, presenter and cyclist.

In his late-twenties, Penn gave up a career as a lawyer and spent three years cycling 40,000km around the world. His bestselling book It’s All About the Bike: the Pursuit of Happiness on Two Wheels is the story of why we ride bicycles. His latest book is entitled The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees is the story of man’s relationship with the ash tree.

He has also made documentaries for the BBC and Sky. In September 2013, he cycled part of the Trans-Amazonian Highway with Freddie Flintoff, to make a documentary series for Sky TV. His next venture with the ex-England cricket captain, Lord of the Fries was broadcast on Sky 1 in 2015.

As a cycling advocate, Robert Penn has written for newspapers and contributed to radio shows on the benefits of cycling.

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