Roz Savage

Ocean Rower, environmental advocate, Guinness World Record holder and United Nations climate hero

Roz Savage is a British ocean rower, environmental campaigner, motivational speaker, and author. After working in the corporate world as a management consultant, Roz decided to take a break and row across the Atlantic Ocean in a small boat. Since then, Roz has become the first woman to row solo across the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, and Indian Ocean, earning four Guinness World Records in the process.

Roz has also written four books about her ocean rowing adventures, titled Rowing the Atlantic, The Gifts of Solitude, The Ocean In A Drop and Stop Drifting, Start Rowing.

Roz has also been the subject of the documentary Rowing the Atlantic, following her voyage across the Atlantic Ocean, and featured in Fortune Magazine, The New York Times, The Daily Express and The Financial Times. She has also been the recipient of several awards, including the 2010 Adventurer of the Year from National Geographic. She was also named as the 2012 World Fellow at Yale University and was appointed MBE in the 2013 Birthday Honours. She has also been honoured as a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, been inducted into the International Green Industry Hall of Fame and recognised as one of the Top Ten Ultimate Adventurers by National Geographic.

Now hired as a speaker, Roz shares her passions as an advocate for the environment and for living a life that is in harmony with nature. Committed to preserving the environment, Roz has acted as a United Nations Climate Hero and is an Ambassador for Plastic Oceans and MacGillivray Freeman’s One World One Ocean project. Through her rowing, writing, and speaking, she encourages others to take action to preserve the environment and to lead lives of purpose, drawing on her self-taught skills in neuroscience, psychology, personal development and leadership.

Topics include:

• Mindset and Motivation
• Motivation > Fear = Courage
• VUCA: Leadership from the Inside Out
• Re-Thinking Reality: The Stories We Tell Ourselves
• The Best Way To Predict The Future Is To Create It

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