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Neil Laughton

A successful pilot, expedition leader and social entrepreneur, Neil has completed the Explorers Grand Slam including Mt. Everest and skiing to both the North and South Poles. Having made twelve first ascents in Greenland, circumnavigated the UK on a jet-ski and piloted the world’s first road legal bio-fuelled flying car, Neil has a knack of making people believe that they can follow their dreams if they step out of their comfort zone.

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Neil Laughton Biography

Step out of your comfort zone to follow your dreams - Neil Laughton’s powerful message inspires audiences all over the world. The adventurer and successful entrepreneur draws on his unique experiences to influence and motivate businesses.

As Captain and Troop Commander in the SAS, Neil’s army career laid the grounds for a future in business steeped in experience of the most effective teamwork and leadership strategies and lessons.

Working from humble beginnings, Neil worked first as a door-to-door salesman and eventually, with a £4k investment, he set up a business in office refurbishment. Neil is now Founding Director and Executive Chairman of OPL Group - a multi-million pound property development, construction, commercial interiors and office furniture group of companies.

In his spare time Neil organises and leads expeditions and adventures all over the world....

Step out of your comfort zone to follow your dreams - Neil Laughton’s powerful message inspires audiences all over the world. The adventurer and successful entrepreneur draws on his unique experiences to influence and motivate businesses.

As Captain and Troop Commander in the SAS, Neil’s army career laid the grounds for a future in business steeped in experience of the most effective teamwork and leadership strategies and lessons.

Working from humble beginnings, Neil worked first as a door-to-door salesman and eventually, with a £4k investment, he set up a business in office refurbishment. Neil is now Founding Director and Executive Chairman of OPL Group - a multi-million pound property development, construction, commercial interiors and office furniture group of companies.

In his spare time Neil organises and leads expeditions and adventures all over the world. An experienced mountaineer, Neil has scaled at least 12 previously unclimbed peaks and has completed the 7 Summits (the highest mountain on each of the 7 continents: reaching the summit of Mt. Everest with Bear Grylls in 1998). He has lead expeditions in some of the most hostile environments on earth, and was caught at 26,000ft on Everest during the infamous storm of 1996 that killed eight people and injured many more from frostbite.

Neil’s adventures have been the featured on TV, in Mission Everest in 2008, which documented his time in charge of safety in the first ever attempt to fly motorised paragliders over Everest with Bear Grylls. In The Flying Car, Neil takes the world's first road legal bio-fuelled flying car from London to Timbuktu, across the Straits of Gibraltar, crossing minefields in Mauritania and a treacherous path across the Sahara.
 
Neil has been recognised for his dedication to raising awareness and funds for various charities.

For further information or to book Neil Laughton, call us on +44 (0) 20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

 

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