Public Speaker and Diary

Paul has an incredible range of experiences to draw on ranging from educational talks in the desert, moderating the human performance debates at the London 2012 Olympics to presenting the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall. He is a sought after speaker for business, charities, media, government and science organisations.

An excellent communicator with a proven track record, he is very experienced with many styles of presentation:

  • Keynote
  • Conference
  • After-Dinner
  • Event Hosting
  • Moderating
  • Chairing
  • Collaboration Cafes
  • Debates


Paul Rose Paul Rose    

Check out the upcoming and past events below to see Paul's broad range of clients, subjects and approaches.

Reviews of Paul's talks are in the Testimonials section and also on file at United Agents.

2014 Programme of speaking engagements and activities

BBC Inside Out. Fracking. Jan.
Fracking BBC

National Geographic. DC. 26th Feb - 1st Mar.
Pristine Seas

European Commission. Brussels. 3rd Mar.
HOPE Conference

Seychelles. Marine science. 8th - 18th Mar.

Mozambique. April.
Pristine Seas

Zermatt Summit. 26th - 28th June.
The Courage to Dare!

Pitcairn Islands. 1st - 16th Sept.
Pristine Seas. Pitcairn

Rapa / Marotiri. 16th - 30th Oct.
National Geographic. Pristine Seas


Oman Desert. 3rd - 17th Jan.
Connecting Cultures

Telegraph Adventure Travel Show. 26th - 27th Jan.
Adventure Travel Show

Global Ocean Commission launch. 12th Feb.
Global Ocean Commission
Pew Environment Group / Adessium Foundation / Oceans 5 / Somerville College

Scuba Trust Lecture. 15th Feb.
Scuba Trust / London Diving Chamber

St George's Bristol. 26th Feb.
St George's

Debris Dive! 2nd Mar.
"Ocean Debris" dive

Sevenoaks School. 5th Mar.
Sevenoaks School

Birkebeiner Ski Race. Norway. 16th Mar.

London Dive Show. 23rd - 24th Mar.
Dive Shows

Hong Kong based speaking tour and Burma diving. 3rd - 18th Apr.
Raja Laut  RGS Hong Kong

Submerged Gathering! 20th - 21st Apr.

The Institute of Arctic Studies. 3rd - 8th May.
Arctic Studies

Scubapro. 10th - 12th May.

Lighthouse 14th May.
Lighthouse Events

Keswick Mountain Festival. 15th May.
The Lighter Side of Exploring and Adventure!

Why Emotion Matters in Conservation Science. 16th May.

Chesil Beach Clean Up. 18th - 19th May.
Scimitar Diving

Fishmongers' Hall. 21st May.
Shellfish Association of Great Britain

How The Light Gets In. 26th - 28th May.
HowTheLightGetsIn 2013

Institute for Leadership and Sustainability. 28th May.

Plasticity - Hong Kong 6th June.
Plasticity HK 2013

Ecozine LIVE! - Hong Kong 8th June.
Ecozine Live! HK 2013

TBLI Conference USA 17th - 18th June.

Franz Josef Land, Russian Arctic 21st July - 2nd Sept.
National Geographic. Pristine Seas Expeditions.

European Marine Science Educators Association. 3rd - 5th Sept
EMSEA 2013

Ecover Blue Mile. 14th - 15th Sept.
Ecover Blue Mile 2013

National Geographic. Great Energy Challenge - Arctic. 17th Sept.
National Geographic GEC

Scubapro. Italy. 19th - 22nd Sept.

IMPAC: World Marine Protected Areas Congress. Marseille. 21st - 24th Oct.

NEC Dive Show. 26th - 27th Oct.
Dive Shows

Poles Apart? 29th Oct.
Poles Apart Conference

Mark's Club. Mayfair. 6th Nov.
Mark's Club

Marine Conservation Society. 12th Nov.

TBLI Zurich. 14th - 15th Nov.
TBLI Zurich

Royal Geographical Society - Explore! 15th - 17th Nov.

Global Superyacht Forum. Amsterdam. 20th Nov.
Global Superyacht Forum 2013

Association of Heads of Outdoor Education. 21st Nov.
AHOEC / Tollymore National Outdoor Education Centre

Man in Extreme Environments. 13th Dec.
Norwegian University of Science and Technology


Impact International. 17th Jan.
Impact International. Yarrington. Menter Mon

Natural History Museum. 20th Jan.
Scott's Expedition. Scott's Diaries.

University of Plymouth. 7th Feb.
University of Plymouth

Royal Geographical Society - Regional Theatres Programme speaking tour;

     The Brewhouse Theatre. Taunton. 2nd Feb.
     Darlington Arts Centre. 9th Feb.
     Theatr Brycheiniog. Brecon. 15th Feb.
     Theatre by the Lake. Keswick. 21st Feb.
     Turner Sims. Southampton. 28th Feb.
     Stamford Arts Centre. 29th Feb.
     Kings Lynn. 9th Mar.

Arnside and Silverdale AONB 22nd Feb.
AONB 40th!

Earthwatch. HSBC. London. 7th Mar.
Past Endeavours, Future Priorities. The Next 40 years!

Kit Cat Club. London. 12th Mar.

Royal Geographical Society 13th Mar.
Land Rover Go Beyond Bursary

Earthwatch. Royal Geographical Society. 15th Mar.
Protected Areas: Do they improve outcomes for key species?

Natural History Museum, London. 18th Mar.
Meet an Antarctic Base Commander!

Perfect Storm Training. 27th Mar.
Tim Luke Consulting
Perfect Storm News / In-Cumbria News
St. Paul's Cathedral. 29th Mar.
National Service of Commemoration for Captain Scott.

Natural History Museum, London. 30th Mar.
Exploring the Human Limit!

London International Dive Show. 31st Mar - 1st Apr.
Diveshows LIDS

Greenland Mountaineering Expedition. mid-April/mid-May.
Greenland Expedition 2012

HM The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Flotilla. 3rd Jun.

Royal Geographical Society; Land Rover "Go Beyond" Bursary. 7th Jun.
RGS/Land Rover / Pushing The Limits

Plastic Oceans. Portsmouth. 7th Jun.
Plastic Oceans Foundation / Plastic Oceans

Royal Geographical Society. AGM. 11th Jun.
AGM 2012

The Blue Planet Aquarium. 14th Jun.
The Wildlife Trusts

Night of Adventure! London. 25th Jun.
Night of Adventure

Impact International. 3rd July.
Future Thinking

Royal Society. 4th July.
Summer Science Exhibition

Civil Service Live. London. 5th July.
ESRI - Around the World in 60 Minutes.

University of Cumbria. 18th July.
Honorary Fellowship :-)

Carbon Cycle. 19th July.
Lake District National Park / Carbon Cycle Book

Whale Hunt! 27th - 28th July.
Wildlife Trusts

London Olympics - Scientific Media Cafes. 31st July.
Beyond Natural Limits / EPFL / House of Switzerland 2012

London Olympics - Scientific Media Cafes. 7th Aug.
A Perfect Game or Room For Error? / EPFL / House of Switzerland 2012

Greenland Expedition. 8th - 30th Aug.
Tangent Expeditions

Lake Geneva clean-up dive. 22nd Sept
Grand Nettvoyage Du Lac 

Royal Geographical Society - City. 25th Sept.
Frank Wild and the making of the BBC documentary

Science Uncovered. 28th Sept.
Natural History Museum

Royal Geographical Society; Northwest Region. 4th Oct.

Defined By Diving! 8th Oct.

Learning and Leading. 9th Oct.
Royal Geographical Society

Institute of Outdoor Learning. 12th Oct.
IOL National Conference

British Society of Underwater Photographers. 17th Oct

Strange Tales Told With Gusto! 18th Oct.
Old Laundry Theatre

NW Wildlife Trust. 19th Oct.
The Wildlife Trusts

NEC Dive Show. 27 - 28th Oct.
Dive Shows

Royal Geographical Society. 5th Nov.
Frank Wild and the making of the BBC documentary

Scott Polar Research Institute. 7th Nov.
Private event

TBLI Conference. Zurich 8th Nov.

Unsustainable Fishing. 13th Nov.
21st Century Challenges

Blue Planet Aquarium. 14th Nov.
National Aquarium Workshop 2012

Council for Learning Outside the Classroom. 15th Nov.

Royal Geographical Society; Explore! 16th - 18th Nov.
Explore 2012

Kendal Mountain Festival. 17th Nov.
Share The Adventure

Montane Launch. 20th Nov.

Windermere School - Casino Royale! 1st Dec.
"Shaken not Stirred"

Kendal and Lakes Sub Aqua Club. 1st Dec.
Celebration of 40 years of diving

Open University. Christmas Lecture. 3rd Dec.
The Lighter Side of Exploring!


Royal Society. 10th Feb.
Scientists Meet the Media

Copenhagen Dive Show. 12th - 13th Feb.
Copenhagen Dive Show DYK

Forum For The Future. 18th Feb.
Forum For The Future

Royal Society. 23rd Feb.
Reefs At Risk

Windermere School 2nd Mar.
Learning Outside The Classroom

Earthwatch. 3rd Mar.
The Big Science Questions for Society

Wildlife Trusts. 15th Mar.
Living Seas Conference

Royal Geographical Society - City. 16th Mar.
Britain's Secret Seas

Earthwatch. 17th Mar.
The Value of Citizen Science

Impact International. 23rd Mar.

University of Cumbria. 24th Mar.

Daily Telegraph Cruise Show - Olympia. 26th Mar.

London Dive Show. Britain's Secret Seas. 25th - 27th Mar.

Royal Geographical Society - Kensington. 28th Mar.
Britain's Secret Seas

Impact International. 29th Mar.
Leadership for Sustainability

Greenland - Leading Polar Training. 29th Mar - 7th Apr.
Arctic Expedition

Britain's Secret Seas. 13th Apr.
Brewery Arts Centre

Scott Polar Research Institute. 16th Apr.
Fuchs Foundation

Dive Fest. 29th Apr - 1st May.
Dive Fest

Greenland Mountaineering Expedition. 10th May.
Liverpool Land Greenland

Royal Geographical Society. AGM. 6th June.

British Sub Aqua Club. Kendal 7th June. Come and try diving it's free!
Kendal and Lakes SAC

Impact International. 7th June.

Cheltenham Science Festival 12th June.
Britain's Secret Seas

Ashden Awards. 16th June.
2011 Awards

Royal Geographical Society. 20th June.

Public Service Summer School. 27th June.
Leading for Engagement

Nottingham Girls' High School. 30th June.
Inspirational Speakers 4 Schools

WWF. 5th July.

Royal Society. 6th July.
Summer Science Soirée

Royal Albert Hall. 23rd and 24th July.
Human Planet Prom

Greenland Expedition. 2nd - 14th Aug.
Tangent Expeditions

Red Sea Diving. Marsa Shagra and Wadi Lahami. 25th Aug - 1st Sept.

Earthwatch Sustainaball. 3rd Sept.

WWF Blue Mile 4th Sept.
The Blue Mile

Strathpeffer Pavilion. 8th Sept.

TechFest Aberdeen. 9th Sept
TechFest 2011 / Speakers Corner

Cumbria Woodlands. 14th Sept.
Cumbria Woodlands

America's Cup World Series. Plymouth. 16th - 18th Sept.
America's Cup

Speakers From The Edge Tour. Explore!

2nd Oct. Potters Bar. Explore!
5th Oct. South Shields. Explore!
7th Oct. Barrow. The Forum Explore!
11th Oct. Derby. Derby LIVE Explore!
14th Oct. Leamington Spa. Explore!
Dive Show NEC. 22nd - 23rd Oct. Dive Show
25th Oct. Tunbridge Wells. Explore!
27th Oct. Llandudno. Venue Cymru Explore!
2nd Nov. Malvern Theatres. Explore!
3rd Nov. Eastbourne. Explore!
9th Nov. Cardigan. Explore - mwldan!

17th Nov. Kendal Mountain Festival
Share the Adventure

18 - 20 Nov. Royal Geographical Society. Explore.
RGS Explore


Antarctica. Climate change science project. Taylor Glacier. Dec/Jan.  
The Most Extreme Desert on Earth

Adventure Travel Live show. London 30th Jan.
Galapagos Wildlife

International Diving Symposium. Slovenia 5th - 7th Feb.
Diving AST 2010

British Council. Climate Change lecture tour. India and Sri Lanka. 13th - 25th Feb.
British Council
Low Carbon Futures - India

Rolex Awards for Enterprise. Geneva. 28th Feb - 3rd Mar.
Rolex Awards

Edward Wilson in Antarctica. 12th Mar.

British Library. 90 Degrees South. 16th Mar.
British Library

National Science and Earth Week. 17th Mar.
British Science Association

London International Dive Show. 27th - 28th Mar.
LIDS / Paul's talk!

Rolex Awards for Enterprise. Geneva. 15th April.
The 2010 Young Laureates

Scubapro Dealers Diving Tour - Italy. 22nd - 25th April.

Royal Geographical Society; Exeter. 11th May.
Royal Geographical Society

Greenland Expedition. 14th May - 7th June.
Watkins Mountains

Finding Sanctuary. 23rd June.
Finding Sanctuary

Earthwatch; Oceans. 24th June.

University of Plymouth; The Blue Mile. 3rd July.
The Blue Mile

Global Summit on Sustainability. 29th - 30th July.
Global Summit on Sustainability, London

Seychelles; Marine Science Diving. 22nd - 26th Aug.
Earthwatch Seychelles

Earthwatch; Sustainaball. 11th Sept.

University of Plymouth; ICCI 360 Festival 17th Sept.
Blue Immersion

IMCOS. 4th Oct.
Wellcome Collection

Census of Marine Life. 6th Oct.
Natural History Museum

Plastic Pollution in the Ocean. 13th Oct.
Royal Geographical Society

An Environmental Mascot for Britain. 14th Oct.

Scott Polar Research Institute. 26th Oct.
Cambridge Festival of Ideas

Dive Show NEC. 30th - 31st Oct.
Dive Show

Conde Nast Luxury Travel Fair. 6th Nov.
Conde Nast

Rolex Awards. Geneva. 9th -13th Nov.

Antarctica; Science expedition. 15th Nov - 31st Jan 2011
Antarctica Science Support



Destinations Travel Show. Earl's Court London. 6th Feb.

Exeter 9th Feb. Kelly College.

Science Museum. Dana Centre London. 10th Feb. Sunken Treasures.
Sunken Treasures

Marine Education Conference, Hull. 25th Feb. Hidden Worlds.
Hull Conference

Destinations Travel Show. Birmingham. 27th Feb.
Destinations - Birmingham

Travellers Tales Festival. Royal Geographical Society London 1st March.
Travellers' Tales

Royal Humane Society. Royal Geographical Society London. 5th March.

Norwegian Birkebeiner 54 km ski race. Earthwatch fundraiser! 21st March.

Daily Telegraph Cruise Show. Excel London. 22nd March.
Cruise Show

Leadership Through Challenging Times. 26th March.

Chairing Earthwatch Forests and Climate Change Conference. RGS London. 26th March.

London International Dive Show. Excel London. 28th - 29th March.
Dive Show

Collaboration Cafe. Paramount Hotel. New York. 14th April.
Collaboration Cafe

QM2. 14th - 20th April.

Keswick Mountain Festival. 13th May.
Keswick Mountain Festival

Young Geographer of the Year Awards. RGS London. 26th May.

BBC Breathing Places. Lurgan Park. Northern Ireland. 6th June.

Welsh Assembly Government. 10th June.

Brewery Arts Centre Kendal Cumbria. 17th June. Cold Expeditions.
Cold Expeditions!

Impact Conference 16th - 18th June.

Muhammad Yunus Forum. Dhaka, Bangladesh. 29th June.

Fastnet Yacht Race 31st July - 14th August.
The Polar Front

Essex County Council. 18th September.
Classrooms Without Walls

Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall. 6th October.
BBC Oceans; Tales, footage and behind the scenes!

Queen Elizabeth School. 22nd October.
Adventures in Geography!

Dive Show, Birmingham NEC 23rd - 25th October.
NEC Dive Show

Royal Geographical Society - Mount Everest Foundation. 5th November.
Poles and Oceans

National Magazine House - Coast Magazine. 5th November.

Galapagos Cruise. 7th - 14th November.

VSO. 18th November.
International Fundraising

Kendal Mountain Film Festival. 20th November.
Film Festival / Filmmakers Summit Day / Paul Rose

Horniman Museum. 21st November.
National Aquarium Workshop

Ashden Awards. 23rd November.
Reflections on Bangladesh


Chief Executives Organization. Buenos Aires Premier Event. 24th Jan. Meltdown.

Antarctica. MS Hanseatic CEO Antarctica College. 23 Jan - 4th Feb 

Chief Executives Organization. Royal Thames Yacht Club. 5th Mar.

James Caird Society. London. 9th May.
James Caird Society

Paton Lecture 2008. Manchester. 3rd July. Push Yourself to The Limits!

University of Leeds. 6th Sept. Exploring the Far North - workshop.

Impact. 8th - 10th Sept. Meltdown - Climate Change. Athens, Greece.

Warwick Words. 5th Oct. Oceans.
Warwick Words

Folkestone Literary Festival. 2nd Nov. Oceans.
Folkestone Literary Festival

Impact. 4th Nov. Institute of Directors. Meltdown - Climate Change.

University of St Andrews. 6th Nov. Exploration.
St Andrews

Stanfords Bristol. 19th Nov. Oceans.

Peak Literary Festival. 20th Nov. Oceans.
Peak Literary Festival

Royal Geographical Society. 21st Nov. Explore Conference.
RGS Explore 2008

University of Plymouth. 24th Nov. Oceans.


Spellbound Talks Oxford. 3rd Feb. Antarctica - living and working in the Antarctic. Spellbound

Alaska Forum on the Environment. 13th Feb. Keynote - Climate Change.
Alaska Forum

Cafe Scientifique, Dana Centre, London. 21st Feb. Exreme environments - diving.
Cafe Scientifique

British Schools Exploring Society. 13th Mar. Voyages of Discovery.

British Standards Institution. 23rd Apr. Keynote - Minimizing risk for overseas activities.

The Royal Society. 24th Apr. Polar Science - International Polar Year.
The Royal Society

NG Bailey. 3rd May. Keynote - Business challenge and succes. The Belfry.

Geographical Magazine. 29th May. Young Geographer of The Year. Presentation.
Geographical magazine

The Royal Society. 4th July. Summer Science Soiree. Keynote.
The Royal Society

University of York. 5th July. Keynote.
University of York

The Royal Society. 5th July. Summer Science Soiree. Keynote.
The Royal Society

Royal Bank of Scotland. 6th July. Keynote.

Casterton School. 7th July. Keynote.
Casterton School

Climate Change Explorer. 12th July. Launch.
Climate Change Explorer

Royal Geographical Society. 1st Oct. Extreme Science Support.
Royal Geographical Society

Foreign and Commonwealth Office. 3rd Oct. Polar Futures.
FCO Wilton Park

Natural History Museum. 24th Oct. Polar Science.
Natural History Museum

University of London, St George's Medical School 15th Nov. Explore!
University of London


Manchester City Council. 13th Mar. Global Warming. A Green City.
Manchester City Council

QM2. 15 - 21st April. Exploring & Risk Taking.

Royal Bank of Scotland. 18th Sept. High Performing Teams.

John Muir Trust. 19th Oct. Keynote - Sharing Nature With Others.
John Muir Trust

Environment Agency. 16th Nov. Creating Sustainable Enterprises.
Environment Agency

Royal Geographical Society. 24th and 25th Nov. Explore Conference. Opening Address.