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Chris Jewell believes that in order to create high-performance teams we need to understand how individuals perform over a sustained period of intense pressure.

He’s been leading successful cave diving expeditions since 2009 alongside his career as in IT as leader in professional services.

Chris was part of the team of divers that rescued the coach and 12 boys in their football team in 2018. An experienced speaker with a host of take away messages for business and wider audiences including leadership, resilience, innovative thinking, performance under pressure, and motivation.

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In 2013 his international team of more than 40 cavers established the Huautla cave system as the deepest in the Western hemisphere.

The experience and knowledge gained through these expeditions led to his involvement in the dramatic rescue of 12 boys and their football coach from a flooded cave in Thailand in 2018

Chris will feature in an upcoming feature documentary about the Thai cave rescue which is currently in production w...

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“Very many thanks indeed for your really excellent presentation yesterday.  Glowing reports are even now rolling in with a lot of folk who come to our event every year saying it’s the best evening and the best speakers we’ve had for ages”

- Ranulph Fiennes

“Thank you again for sharing your story of the truly amazing Tham Luang rescue. I think I speak for
everyone at the event to say that it inspiring”

- Steve Blundell CFO The Access Group

“Your talk was wonderful. You clearly have multiple talents! To organise such a major operation must have been a huge challenge in itself. The diving and underground navigation must have required enormous skill. Your delivery on stage was superb”

- Anton Bowring, Transglobe Expedition Trust

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