Over the last few years I have had the opportunity to speak at a range of high profile events across the UK as a keynote and guest and drawing on my experience of 30 years in engineering businesses and a newfound life as an adventurer.
My goal is to inspire others to be successful in business and in life. It is never too late.
My speeches are tailored to your event sharing an outside perspective, giving support and providing entertainment.
2021 - Maritime London on 11th February 2021. https://www.maritimelondon.com
2021 - North P & I - North Talks
2020 - Zoom networking event organised by Jackson Hogg Recruitment Agency.
2020 – Kaplan Financial Training – National Conference Birmingham
2019 – Entrepreneurs Forum - Fortune Favours the Brave
2019 – Tait Walker - Clients Dinner
2019 – Newcastle College - Graduation Ceremony
2019 – Newcastle University - RNLI Public Lecture
2019 – NE business Awards
2018 – 2019 Womble Bond Dickinson - Client Events
2018 -- North East Accountancy Awards
2018 – HSBC Business Lunch
2018 – Made in the North East - Annual dinner
2017 – VentureFest
2017 – Make UK (EEF) Annual Dinner
To find out more and book me as a guest speaker for your event, function, summit or conference, simply click on the link below
For almost 80 years Kaplan has shaped the development and careers of finance professionals. Operating in over 30 countries it has become one of the leading education providers in the world.
I had the pleasure of being the Keynote Speaker at its UK lecturer's annual strategic training event in Birmingham.
The Entrepreneurs Forum - Favours the Brave event - is a chance to hear from inspirational speakers who are both leading and doing great things to grow dynamic businesses. It focuses on how being brave and staying true to your beliefs can bring huge benefits to your company.
I had the pleasure of being a guest speaker at the event along with fellow ocean rower and Team Tyne Innovation teammate Claire Hughes.
Tait Walker is an independent accountancy practice. Its specialist team provides large corporates, owner-managed businesses, and individuals with a complete set of accountancy, advisory, and Wealth Management services.
In raising money for local charities I was the Keynote Speaker at their dinner event titled an Audience with Phil Kite.
I was delighted to speak at Newcastle University - RNLI Public Lecture "Challenging the Oceans" in the presence of the CEO of the RNLI. During UK seas training with Team Tyne Innovation, we were rescued by Amble RNLI when force 5 winds and illness prevented our Ocean rowing boat from reaching shore. it was nice to give something back to such a great organisation as the RNLI.
I was delighted to be the Keynote Speaker at the North East Business Awards which toast success, celebrate achievement, and highlight successful and innovative businesses doing fantastic things in the North East. The awards shine a light on companies large and small, new and established, a reminder that the North East is a great place to live, work, and do business.
Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) was a main sponsor of my row across the Atlantic with Team Innovation. WBD was on its own Atlantic journey merging its UK and USA businesses, so it was a great match. I spoke at multiple WBD events including client dinners and the annual WBD event at the Wylam Brewery. To hear more about the value WBD placed on the relationship please watch this video.
The North East Accountancy Awards are one of the biggest events on the North East business calendar. As well as being asked to be the key note speaker I also displayed the Team Tyne Innovation ocean rowing boat, SS1.
HSBC was a main sponsor of my row across the Atlantic Ocean with Team Tyne Innovation. Chris Boardman, a legend in world cycling, and myself spoke at an HSBC key client's lunchtime event.
VentureFest North East is a leading annual networking event for local entrepreneurs looking to grow their business that takes place in Newcastle. It is an event that anyone in business should experience.
These prestigious awards, which take place across the UK, acknowledge and celebrate the countries great manufacturers. I was proud to the keynote speaker at the North East Awards