He has raised over £39.9 million pounds for UK charities, trekked unsupported to both Geographic North & South Poles, cycled across America & South America, cycled from UK to Africa & then has cycled back from Africa to the UK, run 41 marathons in 20 consecutive days a total of 1,074 miles, run / trekked across the Sahara & climbed Mt Kilimanjaro twice, Mt McKinley & Mt Everest Base Camp & Base Camp 3. Plus he has ran solo from John O'Groats to Lands End in 20 days, ran it with his team in 9 days & cycled it solo climbing the 3 tallest mountains on route with his bicycle also in 9 days!
Holder of the Guinness World Record for the longest distance ran in 7 consecutive days.
He is an internationally renowned motivational speaker having spoken at the United Nations in New York,TEDx in Liverpool, England, Henry Schein in Madrid, Spain, American Express & Turing Talks in Edinburgh, Scotland. He is a mentor, trustee of two charities & sits on the board of the School of Social Entrepreneurs NW England (running 3 social enterprises), Memusi Foundation & World Merit.
He invented the first ever musical Braille cards enabling visually impaired children & adults to play music. And invented the financial products "Merchant Giving" & "Dosis" since launched they have raised thousands of pounds for Charities within the U.K. Including Bridge2Aid, Royal Medical Benevolent Foundation know as the "Doctors Charity".
He is an author, film maker & founder of the worlds first visually impaired ukulele orchestra "Ukulele Light Orchestra".
He is an ambassador for Wallace & Gromit Children's Charity, Memusi Foundation, Save the Children & Barnardo's.
Bernie met with ParentPay & Nimbl CEO Clint Wilson to receive a commemorative book depicting the special journey Clint had taken to open his companies newly built & furnished sponsored classroom at the Memusi Foundations, Memusi School in Magadi, Kenya. Clint also presented Bernie with a second copy of his book to present this to the Headmaster of the school when Bernie returns to Kenya in April to complete the building of the first solar powered computer classroom for all the Memusi Foundation.