Broadcaster, traveller and adventurer, Ben Fogle has rowed the Atlantic Ocean, crossed Antarctica on foot, run across the Sahara, and crossed the Empty Quarter on camel. He is also an ambassador for WWF, Medecins Sans Frontier and Tusk, Centrepoint and the Princes Trust. With an inventory of incredible achievements, Ben makes an inspiring, experienced and knowledgeable awards host and keynote speaker.
Adventurer, Royal Navy Reserve, author, Countrywise presenter and NBC news correspondent Ben Fogle, is an experienced and knowledgeable awards host and keynote speaker. With a waxwork in Madame Tussauds, a host of hit programmes, and a front row seat the Royal Wedding, Ben is as popular as he is astute, inventive and influential.
With an inventory of achievements which includes rowing the Atlantic in forty-nine days and crossing Antarctica in a 500 mile footrace to the South Pole, as well as winning a three-round celebrity charity boxing match for BBC Sport Relief and completing the Marathon Des Sables – a 160mile race across the Sahara Desert, Ben’s physical credentials are solid.
As happy with a camera in his face as with a backpack on his back, Ben has presented TV shows ranging from Crufts to Extreme Dreams; from Wild in Africa to Countryfile, and from Holiday to BBC’s iconic project Castaway 2000.
He won an RTS awards for the highly acclaimed Through Hell and High Water, for which six celebrities risk life and limb on Africa's mightiest river for Comic Relief.
Ben has collected a number of accolades including a highly sought after nomination for TV personality of the year, and his first book, The Teatime Islands was short listed for the WH Smith’s people’s award for Best Travel book.
Ben is also an acclaimed journalist and writer. As well as four best-selling books, he writes regularly for the Sunday Telegraph and the Independent.
He is an ambassador for Medcins Sans Frontier and WWF, a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and the President of the Campaign for National Park’s. He is also an avid supporter of the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, as well as heading up the Campaign for National Parks.
A well-loved adventurer of many talents, Ben has brought the far and wide reaches of the planet onto our television screens and newspaper pages. With charm, wit and professionalism, Ben has won over the nation and makes a brilliant addition to any event as an awards host or motivational keynote speaker.