Matt Dickinson

Film Adventure Specialist

Matt Dickinson is a filmmaker and writer who specializes in the wild places and the indigenous people of the world. He has a passion for adventure that has so far taken him to almost one hundred countries, including expeditions to the Sahara Desert, Greenland, and the jungles of South America.


Matt Dickinson motivational presentations have become a highlight of many corporate conferences and events. Using stunning audio visual images he looks back on more than forty expedition films and asks “What is the difference between teams that win and teams that fail?”His presentations also address-

  • The need for cohesive teamwork
  • The dangers of complacency
  • Effective Ways to Deal with Change


Matt studied anthropology in college before beginning a career in television. After training for four years at the BBC he went freelance in 1988 to produce and direct adventure documentaries for, among others, the BBC, National Geographic Television, the Discovery Channel, and the Arts & Entertainment Network.

Matt Dickinson’s recent journeys have included a sea voyage by yacht to Antarctica, the first descent of the perilous rapids of theBrahmaputraRiver, the world hang gliding altitude record at over 40,000ft, and a walk across the inhospitableNamib Desert. His programmes have been shown in more than thirty five countries and won more than 20 international film festival awards.

His lasting impression on business audiences is to create new attitudes essential for teams to succeed in today’s ever-changing environment