Roz Savage

Author of "The Ocean in a Drop" & the First Woman to Row Solo Across 3 Oceans

  • First woman to row solo across the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans
  • Covered fifteen thousand miles in a twenty-three-foot rowboat, entirely on her own
  • BLUE Project Ambassador
  • United Nations Climate Hero
  • Appointed MBE

Discover Roz Savage’s biography of published work below.

The Ocean in a Drop
The Ocean in a Drop
The Gifts of Solitude
The Gifts of Solitude
Stop Drifting, Start Rowing

When Roz Savage is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

Motivation > Fear = Courage
VUCA: Leadership from the Inside Out
Mindset & Motivation
Re-Thinking Reality: The Stories We Tell Ourselves
The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Create It

Roz Savage is a name synonymous with perseverance, courage, and inspiration. As the first woman to row solo across the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans, she has transformed her life from ordinary to extraordinary through sheer determination and resilience. Over seven years, Roz covered fifteen thousand miles in a twenty-three-foot rowboat, entirely on her own. Her epic voyages have not only captured the world’s imagination but also positioned her as one of the most compelling motivational speakers on the circuit today.

Throughout her solo rowing adventures, Roz faced formidable challenges, including failed equipment, broken oars, and the constant threat of twenty-foot waves and deadly sea creatures. Despite these daunting obstacles, she never lost faith in her mission, a testament to her unwavering belief in human potential. Her keynote speeches draw from these incredible experiences, offering audiences practical insights into cultivating resilience, courage, and motivation. Roz’s journey highlights the idea that the only limits we face are the ones we set for ourselves, a powerful message she imparts to inspire and motivate her listeners.

Roz’s accomplishments have garnered global media attention, and her story has been featured in a documentary and several critically acclaimed books, including her latest, “The Ocean In A Drop: Navigating From Crisis To Consciousness.” Her work extends beyond her personal achievements, as she actively raises awareness about environmental issues. As a United Nations Climate Hero and a BLUE Project ambassador, Roz advocates for sustainable living and environmental consciousness, intertwining these themes into her speaking engagements. Her ability to connect her environmental mission with her personal journey adds depth and relevance to her presentations, resonating deeply with diverse audiences.

In addition to her rowing feats, Roz has achieved numerous accolades, including an MBE, induction into the International Green Industry Hall of Fame, and being named a National Geographic Adventurer of the Year. She has lectured at Yale University, delivered an influential TED talk, and spoken at prestigious events such as John Kerry’s Our Oceans Conference. Roz Savage captivates audiences across six continents, including high-profile clients like Google, Disney, and National Geographic. Her official speaking topics, ranging from mindset and motivation to leadership in volatile environments, offer valuable lessons for personal and professional growth. Roz Savage’s remarkable life story and her eloquent, passionate delivery make her an inspiring and motivational keynote speaker, encouraging everyone to pursue their highest potential and make a positive impact on the world.

Official Testimonials

Roz Savage is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:

“Heroic, epic, inspiring, historic.”

Sir Richard Branson

“Our time together was very special for us. You are a natural presenter and so quick on your feet. You adapt to the audience and your delivery is so natural. You make it appear effortless which is the mark of a true professional. I was taking presentation notes the entire time you were with the WPO chapter.”

 World Presidents Organisation

“Roz was energetic, passionate, engaging and real. Her connection with both our employees and our clients, and the dialogue it sparked both within the room and beyond was tremendous. Everyone left with a little optimistic spring in their step, inspired to make changes and live their lives a little differently. It was an amazing experience to share her world for that hour.”

Credit Suisse

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