|Name Nabil Busaidi|
Nabil al busaidi senior manager marketing communications oman air
Nabil Al Busaidi (born on 23 January 1970 in London, United Kingdom), is a British adventurer. He was engaged in a number of feats like walking to the magnetic North Pole, and a climb of Mount Vinson in Antarctica, and a row across the Atlantic Ocean amongst many. Being the first Arab to accomplish some of these feats, he was voted one of the Top 100 Most Influential Arabs in the world by Arabian Business magazine in 2009, the Top 50 Influential Arabs by Middle East magazine in 2009 and 2011, and remains in the Top 500 Power List in 2011 for Arabian Business magazine.
- Nabil al busaidi senior manager marketing communications oman air
- Nabil al busaidi chats with champions first arab to walk to north pole
- Early life and education
- Current activities
A documentary about his trek to the magnetic North Pole was directed and edited by two-time Emmy Award winning director David Ward.
Nabil al busaidi chats with champions first arab to walk to north pole
Early life and education
Professionally, Nabs worked at a number of institutions such as Gulf International Bank (Bahrain), KPMG (Oman), Mizuho Bank (Bahrain) and Gulf Air (Bahrain) before becoming a full-time adventurer.
An avid sports enthusiast, Nabs was awarded university colours for soccer and American football at Bath University.
He is a Royal Life Saving Society UK Bronze award holder and a PADI advanced open water scuba diver.
In Bahrain, he played for Bahrain RFC, an amateur rugby team, during their 1997-2005 seasons and as a lifelong fan Liverpool F.C. he set up a Bahrain Liverpool FC Fan Club on Facebook.
Nabs published a coffee table book entitled The Arab who Took on the Arctic - From Sand to Snow in 2011 and is registered with the London Speakers Bureau as a motivational speaker.
An active adventurer, Nabs has undertaken the following adventures since 2009:
Inspired by a boarding school friend Major Phil Packer, who raised more than one million pounds for charity, Nabs is working on a tour of 100 schools throughout the GCC. He is hoping to raise US$1 million for local charities.