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Faraz is a confident and highly experienced public speaker. He fills his stories with vivid, colourful descriptions, fascinating trivia and amusing anecdotes, all illustrated with beautiful photographs and videos. He has spoken in a variety of formats, including presentations, after-dinner speeches, panel discussions and informal talks.

Faraz is available to speak at events or to organisations, including businesses, schools and charities, on a wide range of topics. These include:​

  • travel, adventure and exploration

  • leadership

  • teamwork

  • motivation

  • overcoming adversity

  • the kindness of strangers

  • Mongolia

Previous venues include Oxford University, the Royal Geographical Society, the Royal Society for Asian Affairs and the Royal Automobile Club.



Faraz's lecture to the Royal Geographical Society entitled Outer Mongolia: the last place on Earth.



Faraz speaking to BBC Radio 4's Ritula Shah about whether outdated, imperialist forms of exploration still exist.