Oli France

Oli France

Oli guides teams through the world’s wildest places.

Oli France is an adventurer and expedition leader who has spent over a decade travelling to and navigating the world’s most challenging environments. From deserts to war-torn countries, his adventures aren’t just about survival. Instead, he sees them as lessons in human resilience under extreme conditions.

He is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and a qualified Winter Mountain Leader with a degree in Outdoor Leadership. In 2021, he founded the company Wild Edge, where he organises and leads adventurous journeys around the world.

His experiences, qualifications, and expertise have made Oli a very popular keynote speaker, sharing his travelling tales, as well as providing tips on developing self-confidence and resilience. He has spoken to audiences large and small across the UK and Europe, focussing on empowerment, adversity, growth, and positivity.

Contact Great British Speakers today to book expedition leader, adventurer, leadership & resilience speaker Oli France for your next event.

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WOW – Oli was brilliant. He understood his target audience and put in a significant amount of effort to tailor his content accordingly. Inspirational, motivational, uplifting and challenging all in equal measures. Whatever your audience, if your requirements are any of the above, then I am sure he will fulfil the criteria perfectly.
NHS Scotland.

Oli was incredible, he wowed my boss and executive team. Our chairman loved him and the feedback from the team is that he was the best part of the event. His speech was amazing and he was also an extremely talented MC who carried the event despite many last minute changes and deviations. He took my brief to heart and made the keynote really focussed on what we as a business are trying to achieve and people were very engaged.

Oli recently spoke at our annual Business Network Live event. His presentation was inspirational, fun and informative and Oli was a pleasure to work with. I would definitely recommend him.

Oli truly is a high performer.
Jake Humphreys, The High Performance Podcast

Inspirational talk this morning by Oli France at Clerkenwell Design Week. Not to be missed!
John Cave, Executive Director, EH Smith Group

Excellent presentation Oli. Inspiring and thought-provoking.
John Newcomb, CEO, Builders Merchants Federation

Check this guy out if you fancy the adventure of a lifetime!
Gethin Jones, Television Presenter

I really appreciate the professionalism that went into Oli’s presentation. He managed to link it perfectly to what we do at Covetrus – very well done!
Rachael Milligan, HR Director, Covetrus 

We invited Oli to be our keynote speaker for our Landscape Focus Day. Oli did not disappoint with a really enlightening and inspirational talk which left our team more than motivated to look at the days’ challenges.
Duncan Barker, Commercial Director, Jewson

Oli is the epitome of desire and determination to succeed.
Mike Hurn, Head of Education, Wigan Athletic F.C

Oli’s adventures are an inspiration to many.
Shanker Patel, CEO, Lords Builders Merchants

Top job Oli. A fantastic and inspirational talk.
Lee Gillman, Sales Director, Mannok

I’m blown away by Oli’s mental capacity to do what he does!
Affy Matthew, Sales Manager, Hanson

A truly inspiring story. Thank you for sharing Oli!
Kyle Hazeldine, Regional Sales Manager, Midland Lead

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