Victoria Humphries from Bath, is a polar adventurer, three times Guinness World Record holder, mountain climber, marathon runner, author, businesswoman. She prides herself on being just your average woman who happens to believe that Anything is Possible if you put your mind to it.
Victoria, along with her mother, are bestselling authors of Frigid Women (foreword by Dawn French) which has sold thousands of copies across the world. The book tells the story of their part of the record breaking North Pole expedition and received rave reviews when it was first published.
As well as taking part in various adventures and challenges Victoria has been a primary school teacher, worked in a variety of businesses and for the last 14 years she has worked in and then led a successful EdTech business, Teachit – one of the leading providers of lesson plans for teachers in the UK.
During her time at Teachit Victoria led it through two acquisitions, two restructures and the rapid pivoting of the business model as a result of Covid-19.
Victoria is also a popular motivational speaker for businesses. She is unusual in that she combines stories from her adventures and challenges with her extensive commercial experience to create a talk that is both inspirational and relatable to the challenges of the modern day workplace.
Victoria is known for avoiding corporate jargon and simply uses her real life experiences to inspire and motivate.
- The Career Success Podcast with Jason Connolly