With so many amazing stories to tell, Matt Napier is an engaging speaker – inspiring people to put fear of failure aside and achieve the most they can in life.  Matt draws on his personal experiences to motivate and inspire others to get the most out of themselves.  Find out more about Matt here.

Having put his body on the line to tackle some amazing long distance endurance adventures, Matt has a wealth of stories to tell.  He talks with passion about his adventures, why he is passionate about ending poverty, overcoming adversity, achieving goals and pushing on through setbacks.  His talks are humorous, informative, engaging and inspiring.  Matt speaks with infectious optimism, humility and passion.

Matt Napier is a motivational speaker whose goal is to inspire young people to create a better future for all people regardless of where they live and to encourage adults to open their hearts to the needs of others not necessarily on their own doorstep.


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Matt is available to speak to schools, sporting groups, corporate groups and community organisations on a range of topics including:

Walk to a Better World – sharing the amazing experiences gained during his adventures around the world.

Creating a Better World – stories of Matt’s journeys with a particular focus on poverty related issues and the work of his charity partners

How to get the most out of yourself – how to set a challenge and go for it

Mental resilience – tailored to the audience this presentation can be specifically targeted for sporting groups, school children and/or corporate audiences.  Matt shares his strategies for staying focussed on the end goal and pushing through barriers of pain, doubt and adversity.

Matt is also available to MC events.

Recent audiences include: Friends for Fred Hollows, Rotarians and many schools.

“We are all a lot more physically and mentally capable than we give ourselves credit for. I say aim higher. You might just SURPRISE yourself”


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Thankyou again for coming and speaking with our students today. The buzz you created within the stage with your inspirational words was nothing short on remarkable! Here is hoping one day they will continue in your footsteps raising awareness for global poverty. We will definitely be in touch to get you back to speak with our students in the future.


Sean Rutledge

Assistant Principal, Sts Peter and Paul Primary School, Canberra

Inspiring, entertaining, passionate yet down to earth.. this was Matt Napier when he spoke at Woden Daybreak Rotary’s alumni breakfast.  He had us in the palm of his hand from the moment he started until the moment he finished and he clearly appealed to all ages (we ranged from six years to mid 70s).  Matt and his wife Wendy are on an amazing life journey dedicated to reducing poverty and they are keen to share it.  I highly recommend Matt as a speaker: it will be the one occasion you need have no fear that your audience will fall asleep!  

Rosemary Castle

Immediate Past President, Rotary Club of Woden Daybreak

Matt Napier was the keynote speaker at the Friends for Fred Hollows ACT annual dinner in Canberra where he shared his incredible adventures in his plight to raise awareness to end global poverty.  Matt kept the audience engaged with his true story telling approach, images and occasional humor.  Throughout the presentation he shared his highs and lows and how he used goal focus techniques and self-motivation to drive through adversity and his resilience and tenacity was inspiring to everyone in the room.  Matt has a unique ability to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary and conveyed this throughout his presentation.  Matt linked the key skills of resilience, tenacity, overcoming adversity, agility, goal focus and reward, which are all skills required in our normal business and personal lives.  Thanks Matt for a great evening and I would recommend anyone looking for an experience linked to personal and business growth strategies to contact Matt.  Thanks Matt and good luck with your future endeavors.

Chris Blight

State Management , Beyond Bank Australia