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We Are All Explorers!

Our Explorer Speakers Bureau has some of Canada’s greatest storytellers within their ranks. They have been there and done that, bringing back captivating tales of their globe-trotting adventures & explorations that is sure to educate, inspire and entertain audiences. All speaker engagement bookings and related matters are handled directly between you and the speaker. The Canadian Chapter of the Explorers Club provides this speaker listing solely as a service to connect our Canadian explorers with event organizers.

Jett Britnell

Underwater, Wildlife & Expedition Photographer, Explorer and Internationally published Scuba & Adventure Travel Writer.

Marlis Butcher
Educational, inspirational, aspirational, and fun presentations on
travel to and in the Canadian Arctic and National Parks.
Isabelle Groc

Award-winning environmental writer, conservation photographer and documentary filmmaker who shares her passion for everything wild, big and small, on land, in water, on the move.

Kathryn Britnell

Underwater, wildlife and expedition photographer, internationally published writer, explorer, scuba diver and speaker. Her images and editorial are published worldwide in print and online media.

George Kourounis

George Kourounis is a renowned global adventurer, storm chaser, explorer and television presenter. Based in Toronto, his efforts to document nature's worst weather conditions have taken him all over the globe, into places most normal people are fleeing from.

Natalie Schmitt

Natalie is an empathetic ecologist, conservation geneticist, and documentary presenter (Discovery, Nat Geo Wild), deeply passionate about protecting biodiversity using hard science, public education, and community empowerment.

Sunniva Sorby

Polar Ambassador, Author, and Explorer, Sunniva Sorby made history in 1993 as part of the first team of women to ski to the South Pole. She was also the first Canadian woman in 1999 to ski across the Greenland Icecap and in 2021 as the first duo of women to overwinter solo in the Arctic.

Ken McGoogan

Ken McGoogan in action at Westminster Abbey. The award-winning author of five bestsellers on Arctic exploration and three on Scottish-Canadian history, Ken has given scores of talks while traveling throughout Canada and Scotland, voyaging in the Northwest Passage, and sojourning in Sri Lanka, Tasmania, Orkney, Sydney, Melbourne, and Edinburgh.

Rob Butler

From topics as diverse as crow societies, the latest discoveries of bird migration, and new cultural connections with nature, Rob has informed, amused and amazed hundreds of audiences for over 4 decades.

Maeva Gauthier, MSc.

Maeva Gauthier is a geographer, ocean ecologist, educator, and filmmaker passionate about participatory research with Arctic communities on the topics of climate change and plastics in the environment. She speaks on the topics of Engaging Inuit youth using film (PhD research), Polar research, Aerial mapping by helicopter in Alaska, Women/Mom Entrepreneur, women in science, place-based/inquiry-based education, arts-based participatory tools in research, and community-engaged projects. French or English. 

Jaclyn Whittal

Jaclyn Whittal is known to Canadians as the one telling them their weather forecast on TV or on The Weather Network app. She is also one of the most accomplished storm chasers in North America. She has covered everything from the world's largest tornado ever recorded, to devastating EF 5 tornadoes. She has reported on hurricanes including Michael, Ian, and Fiona. She has been featured in magazines such as FLARE, Popular Science, and on TV networks such as BBC, CNN, CTV, CBC. She has been an expert on Cottage Life network’s show 'Mutant Weather', and recently Discovery network's show 'After The Storm'.


More Canadian Chapter “Explorer Speakers Bureau” members to be added to this roster soon!

We promise!

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