Belinda Kirk is an explorer, researcher, speaker, and the founding campaigner of #AdventureRevolution, a campaign promoting the benefits of adventure on wellbeing. For the past 25 years, Belinda has led numerous personal expeditions, youth development expeditions, biological research missions, and remote filming trips for the BBC. She has walked across Nicaragua, searched for camels in China's Desert of Death, discovered ancient rock paintings in Lesotho, pioneered inclusive expeditions for people with disabilities, and gained a Guinness World Record for rowing unsupported around Britain.
As an expert expedition leader and Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, Belinda has also managed remote trips for Bear Grylls, Chris Ryan, and Ray Mears, among others.
In 2009, Belinda launched Explorers Connect, a non-profit organisation connecting people to adventures. In 2016, Belinda founded Wild Night Out, Britain's National Night of Adventure. As a speaker, Belinda's message of positivity - that we can truly change the world, one adventure at a time - has graced the stages of the English Speaking Union, the Royal Geographical Society, and Buckingham Palace, and she speaks at many outdoor and adventure events each year.