Meet Rachel

Rachel Smith: Keynote Speaker, After Dinner, Awards & Educational Talks

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Rachel Smith is an Atlantic rower & World champion in Dragon Boat Racing.

Rachel made the news when she rowed across the Atlantic Ocean and set a new Guinness World Record in the process.  Rachel Smith has also represented Great Britain at 10 World and European Dragon Boat Racing Championships where she won an astounding 25 medals.  Many are surprised to learn that Rachel has achieved all this while balancing a successful, full-time career.

Rachel draws on her marketing and business background to ensure that messages arising from her sport and adventures have real resonance as well as practical application. Rachel delivers conference keynotes, after dinner or lunchtime talks, and inspirational presentations at a broad range of corporate events.  Engaging and modest, Rachel’s enthusiasm is infectious as her testimonials demonstrate:

‘The theme of our Conference was “Reach for the Stars – realising organisational and personal potential” and you were a fabulous illustration of what can happen when you look beyond the ordinary and challenge yourself to do the extraordinary. A truly exceptional account of a truly amazing and awe-inspiring achievement.‘ 


Rachel has the ability to reach audiences no matter what their age or status. Speaking regularly for corporate clients across all sectors, Rachel also enjoys working for The Prince’s Trust, schools and universities to encourage young people to make the most of opportunities and believe they can set and achieve their own goals.

How to book Rachel?

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to check Rachel's availability and to discuss how she tailors her talks for corporate and educational audiences.  Rachel is based in NW England and travels to engagements throughout the UK and Europe.