Joe Simpson is an author, conference speaker, and the subject of the BAFTA Award-winning film Touching the Void – a film which has become one of the all-time classics of mountaineering. It is the tale of two men facing heartbreaking life or death decisions.
Joe is the author of Touching the Void, which went on to win the NCR Award and the Boardman Tasker Award. Some of his later books include This Game of Ghosts – the sequel to Touching the Void, Dark Shadows, Storms of Silence and Falling.
Joe has recently spent 5 weeks filming in remote parts of Burma, following in his late fathers’ footsteps who served there during the Second World War. The BBC has shown interest in Joe’s personal quest.
Joe brings his knowledge and powerful stories to the corporate sector in an amazingly inspirational presentation that can be tailored to provide relevance and motivation for virtually every type of business audience.
The appeal of Joe as a speaker is that he tells his story in an unassuming, articulate and often humorous style. Joe encourages delegates to draw their own conclusions from the multitude of key messages that are wrapped up in his story. You will find that his presentation deals with many issues that are important in just about every event, and certainly in the lives of every individual.