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Robert Swan is regarded as one of the world s top motivational speakers. His experiences from the past 25 years have evolved into an exceptional and dramatic story of success, failure, the ability to learn from one s mistakes and ultimately, inspiring others to pursue their dreams. Robert has an extraordinary ability to thrill, uplift and inspire from his experiences.
Robert Charles Swan, OBE, FRGS is the first explorer to have gone to both Poles. He is currently an advocate for the protection of Antarctica and renewable energy. Swan is also the president of 2041, a company that is dedicated to the preservation of the Antarctic and the author with Gil Reavill of Antarctica 2041: My Quest to Save the Earth's Last Wilderness. His contributions to both education and the environment have been recognized through his appointment as UN Goodwill Ambassador for Youth. In 1994 he became Special Envoy to the Director General of UNESCO. He was awarded an OBE (Order of the British Empire) in 1995. During 2003 Robert and his company, 2041, delivered the first corporate Antarctic Expeditions on teamwork and leadership through positive participation and real missions. Throughout these five years, the Inspire Antarctic Expeditions (IAE) teams have helped design and build the world s first education station (The E-Base) in Antarctica.Robert Swan has an extraordinary ability to inspire those around him into action. His presentations continue to thrill, uplift and stimulate audiences worldwide.