James Peach – Brand Leader & Adventurer

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  • The Brand Director behind Innocent, Uber and Vinted
  • Two years cycling solo 41,000 kilometres around the world
  • Author, Adventurer and Mental health Ambassador
James Peach keynote speaker

About James

Over the past 15 years James has built some of the most successful brands in the tech and consumer goods industries, from Innocent drinks, to Uber and Vinted.

James advises and mentors businesses from seed to sale, and will soon launch his first book “Mattering to people; How to build an interesting business and a powerful brand”.

James has completed a lap of the world on a bicycle, cycling over 41,000 kilometres across 38 countries.

James peach keynote speaker cycling

He has hiked across Argentina, Norway and Central America coast to coast. James pioneered the first triathlon of Great Britain, cycling the length, kayaking the width and climbing the height of the non-stop.

Beyond this, James is a public advocate for the benefits of adventure and a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.

James is an ambassador for the mental health charity CALM, the Campaign Against Living Miserably, working to end the 125 lives lost to suicide each week.

In his speaking career, James engages audiences around the world with humour and passion, delivering speeches with meaningful and applicable takeaways.

James wants every audience member to relate to what he says, to experience a refreshing departure from the day to day and be inspired to think differently about life and work.

Speaking Topics:

High performing teams

What are the attributes of the high performing teams behind Innocent, Uber and Vinted and how do you build and maintain one?

Mental Health

What can adventure and business teach us about resilience and using mental health to thrive?

Making an impact

How can you have an impact in a new role or project, and what are the key elements to accelerating the process?

Finding your purpose

What does it mean to live with purpose and how can you find yours?

Building and scaling brands

What does it take to scale a brand from a single idea to a global household name?

James Peach keynote speaker


I’ve seen a lot of speakers over the years and James is the best I’ve encountered. A normal person who has done extraordinary things.

Daniel, Nestle (2023)

James has an amazing story to tell, and is an amazing story-teller.

Joanna Allen, CEO Graze (2023)

One of the most exciting speakers in the UK.

Emma, Cambridge University (2023)

I would have no doubt recommending James – you will not regret it!’

Annabel Roy, Tesco (2023)