Guy Courtney is a leader, a communicator, and an oceanographer. Quickly on his way to becoming a top motivational speaker, Guy draws deeply from his personal experiences to richly deliver a message of hope and encouragement.
He compares his ocean experiences to boardroom maneuvers where the smartest prevail and the tenacious develop following. Education is key. His contribution to education and the oceans environment symbolize a bold thrust for the entire world.
He has been called on to provide Congressional testimony before the United States Congress. He has sat with business leaders patiently describing the immense and immediate needs of the world’s reef environments while also thoughtfully describing the perfect correlation between our needs in the world with the needs of ocean reef’s. He leads others to ocean sites requiring a restorative response. Emergency and permanent triage for the world. He works tirelessly with the scientific sector and various regulatory agencies maintaining coral reef jurisdictional control.
Guy Courtney has earned his place alongside great adventurers that have tested their physical and mental strength in extraordinary circumstances of intense pressure.
Guy has run marathon’s, competed at an elite level in sports, ran the Hawaiian Ironman triathlon, is a private pilot, author and Father. He has been called on by business leaders to solve problems and produce results. His leadership is “deep water leadership”. He understands the need. He develops the plan. He thoroughly executes in a timely manner. Leadership that matters and leadership that makes a difference.
A lifetime goal of Guy’s was to sail the world and then, upon hearing an important presentation by a leading coral reef scientist, he fully sharpened his attack. Yes, he would sail, but now he had a mission ~ Mission: Ocean Reef.
It is through his expeditions and lectures that Courtney works to engage and inspire the next generation of leaders to take responsibility, be sustainable, and know that the time is upon us for action in policy development, sustainable business generation and future technologies.
With his presence and integrity, accomplishments and reflections, Guy has an extraordinary ability to inspire and motivate audiences worldwide. Guy applies leadership lessons learned to bold management practices and effective communication styles.