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Lewis Gordon Pugh

Explorer, World Record Swimmer and Environmentalist

Lewis Gordon Pugh is one of the world's top long distance swimmers. Over a period of twenty years he has set 21 world records. He was the first person to complete a long distance swim in every ocean of the world and he has pioneered more swims around famous landmarks than any other swimmer in history. He will attempt to become the first person to kayak to the North Pole. A documentary about Lewis' work at the North Pole is being prepared and is expected to be shown on the BBC in 2009. He now spends much of his time public speaking and lobbying world leaders to protect the environment.

"Lewis has displayed remarkable determination, professionalism and single-mindedness in pursuit of his goals." Tony Blair

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In detail

Lewis Gordon Pugh studied law at Cambridge University and then worked in a leading London law firm for a number of years. In 2003, he left full time law to campaign for the protection of the environment. In 2007 Lewis made international headlines when he undertook the first swim at the North Pole to raise awareness about the melting sea ice.

What he offers you

Lewis Gordon Pugh is living proof that people with vision, passion and determination can achieve the impossible. His inspiring account of leading expeditions in Polar regions, in the most ferocious conditions imaginable, never fails to captivate an audience. He is now regularly asked by Heads of State to address select audiences.

How he presents

Lewis speaks with authority to businesses around the world on leadership, teamwork, motivation and courage. He inspires his audiences to think big and believe that all of us are capable of extraordinary acts. Not only inspirational, but he is humorous, educational, and he successfully conveys relevant principles from his extraordinary achievements to day-to-day work.


He presents in English.

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  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Motivation
  • Power of the Mind
  • Protection of Environment


  • 2010
    Achieving the Impossible: A Fearless Hero. A Fragile Earth


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