Mark Beaumont has made a career of World firsts and records to over 130 nations & territories, made documentaries over 15 years for the BBC, GCN & CNN, as well as publishing 5 books. Having cycled around the World twice
, he holds this 18,000-mile record in 78 days & 14 hours.
Off the bike, these record breaking journeys have been through the high Arctic, mountaineering and ocean rowing, including surviving capsize in the mid-Atlantic. Mark was awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s New Years honours for contributions to sport and charity. Mark's background is also in business & economics. He is a partner of Eos Advisory, an early stage Innovation Fund, backing science, engineering and technology companies. Mark has also worked with LDC for over a decade, both supporting their charity work and portfolio of companies.