Rob Lilwall is an adventurer based in Singapore, who has travelled across many extreme parts of the world, and he is now an author, a global keynote speaker, and he has two National Geographic TV shows.
In his recent virtual keynote presentation for a Fortune 100 FMCG company, he shared about his most recent major expedition, and the important lessons which he learned when he faced many difficult challenges. These lessons can also help us all as we face our own obstacles, challenges and opportunities.
Rob Lilwall is an ordinary person who, through taking an adventurous attitude to life, has achieved the extraordinary. In the last two decades, he has embarked on expeditions by bicycle and on foot, covering over 80,000 km of the world’s land surface. These have included an unsupported walk across the Gobi Desert in winter; pedalling over the war-torn passes of Afghanistan; and being the first person ever to drag a bicycle across the Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea.Through learning from the local people he has met at ground level in over 50 countries, Rob has gained a unique perspective into humanity in all its diversity. National Geographic have made two television series about his exploits and he is the author of two books, Cycling Home From Siberia and Walking Home From Mongolia.
In his energetic and interactive presentations, Rob transports his audiences into the world of adventure, while expertly drawing powerful parallels with the ever-changing challenges of daily life, and providing practical, effective strategies to overcome them. To date, he has given his presentations to over 40,000 people around the world, with recent clients including HSBC, InterContinental, Hewlett Packard, ABB, MDRT, Nike and UBS. He is based in Hong Kong, and available to speak worldwide.
Rob’s keynotes and masterclass topics include change, risk, resilience and self-leadership and collaboration.