Tori is an accomplished speaker. She has inspired audiences across the globe and brings a wealth of experience to the stage.

Her world record-breaking expeditions offer inspiring and thought-provoking examples of endurance, personal challenge in some of the most inhospitable conditions in the world. She expertly draws out key messages for business and for education to entertain and educate her listeners.

“Tori speaks of her own courage, joie de vivre, and sheer grit and determination in a way that is inspiring, and utterly compelling to listen to. She presents with a sincerity that can only come from a huge sense of personal achievement, and her passionate delivery taps into something in all of us”

Laura Greene, Senior Training and Development Officer, Breakthrough Breast Cancer

Motivational Speaker – for business

Tori is an inspirational speaker with an ability to engage a wide variety of audiences.

“Fantastic story well linked to business”

LEAD Wales course participant (Swansea University)

“I followed Tori James [on stage], the youngest British woman to climb Everest. The prospect of realising just how inspiring James was and the prospect of facing 1500 young people made me go it alone, without a script”

Mrs MoneyPenny, Financial Times, December 2012

Her expeditions and challenges engage audiences on essential business topics:

As an example, here is an outline of one of her most popular talks:

Tori’s speaking has taken her to some prestigious locations including the Royal Festival Hall where she presented to 1,500 students, the House of Lords to address members of the Circumnavigators Club as well as guests at St James’ Palace for the Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Presentation Ceremony.

For a collection of Twitter comments received during her keynote presentation at the UK Coaching Conference in June 2015, visit https://storify.com/torijtweets/ukcoachingsummit

She successfully combines a busy professional career with her adventurous activities and is passionate about encouraging others to challenge and develop themselves in the workplace and in their personal lives.

Motivational Speaker – for education

Tori has inspired students around the world, from Shanghai to the Brecon Beacons. She has the ability to engage with young people of all ages (primary, secondary, FE & university) and delivers memorable presentations that have an impact beyond the classroom.

“Just to say that I was doing some writing yesterday with Y3 & 4s about ‘Daydreaming’ and was amazed how many of them wrote that you had inspired them to aspire to do things like climb Mt.Everest one day! What an inspiration you are – it is so easy for a wizened old pro like me to forget sometimes just what an impact an inspirational speaker can have on the lives of young people”

Mr A Griffiths – Goodrich Primary School, Herefordshire

“Amazing & inspiring session by @torijtweets about keeping positive towards life and never giving up #countdowntolaunch”

From @Yazanalrous

Topics & themes for education:

tori mountaineering equipment photo

“Tori was the perfect speaker – inspirational, yes – but so natural that she made it all seem achievable – I thought her message was brilliantly delivered”

Parent, Monmouth Haberdashers School for Girls, Sports Awards Dinner

Tori has presented at a range of events, from annual conferences to awards ceremonies and lunchtime talks for an impressive list of clients:

“Tori’s presentation was motivating and inspirational. The lessons about personal challenge, seeing things through, staying motivated were all spot on…like consulting life but from an unexpected perspective!”
— Mark Burrell, Capgemini

“@torijtweets gave me goosebumps at her inspirational speech”
— From @ThEntreprenizer on Twitter

“Tori is an inspirational speaker. Our students were enthralled by her story and talked about it for weeks. It was presented with beautiful clarity and captivated the 300-strong audience, inspiring staff, students and parents to think about their own goals and ideas for the future”
— Mr Thomas Newell, Assistant Head, Broadoak Mathematics and Computing College