Motivational Speakers

Future Speakers

From overcoming adversity, resilience, and marginal gains, right through to leadership and coaching, the world of sport can provide some great insights that can be applied to a multitude of situations in the business world. We have hand-picked some of the most elite speakers, all of who can be booked for your next virtual or in person event or team building session.

SAVED SPEAKERS

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Paul Weedon

Paul is an internationally respected coach and speaker in On-Screen Sales – the art of applying your existing sales tactics to video calls.

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Hamish McRae

Hamish McRae is one of Europe’s foremost speakers on global future trends in economics, business and politics.

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Jos Dirkx

Jos Dirkx is an informative, articulate speaker on Artificial Intelligence, Education and Leadership who inspires any audience, her experience traveling to over 100 countries in addition to her career as World Economic Forum Tech Pioneer, SU Faculty and award-winning author, make her a compelling speaker at world’s biggest events.

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Steven Bartlett

Entrepreneur, speaker, investor, bestselling author and the host of Europe’s No.1 podcast ‘The Diary of a CEO’ – an unfiltered journey into the remarkable stories and untold dimensions of the world’s most influential people, experts and thinkers.

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Benita Matofska

Benita Matofska is a world-leading speaker, changemaker and climate change consultant to some of the world’s most forward-thinking businesses.

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Peter Cochrane OBE

Peter Cochrane OBE is one of the world’s most respected and sought-after futurists. He speaks on technology, communication and the future effects of change on corporations, individuals and society. Peter is the former Head of Research at British Telecommunications plc, the UK’s largest telecommunications company.

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Warren Knight

Warren Knight has dedicated over 15 years to empowering leaders with the skills, confidence and tools to stay relevant in an ever changing digital world. As a world-renowned keynote speaker, Warren has a unique approach to humanizing technology as we evolve into Industry 5.0 and Web3.

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James Hyde

James Hyde is a business owner, CEO, and entrepreneur with a passion for creativity. He has spent the last decade building James and James Fulfilment, a Fast Track 100 company with fulfilment centres across the globe in the UK, US and EU.

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Steve Wozniak

Steve Wozniak or ‘Woz’, pioneered the first personal computer – Apple I -and alongside Steve Jobs, founded Apple Computers Inc in 1976.

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Thimon De Jong

Thimon de Jong runs WHETSTON / strategic foresight, a think tank specialising in future human behaviour, societal change & business strategy.

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Nicklas Bergman

Nicklas Bergman spent the last 25 years working as an entrepreneur and technology investor, mostly focusing on investments and business development in emerging markets, instrumentation, nanotechnology, computing, new materials and new media art, currently through close to 15 direct and indirect investments.

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Rachel Botsman

Rachel Botsman is the leading thinker and author on trust in the modern world. By distilling complex ideas into clear and compelling content, she gives us the tools to understand trust – what it means, how it works and why it’s so important for every aspect of our lives.

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Martin Newman

Martin Newman, known as the Consumer Champion, is a globally renowned authority in the fields of Customer Centricity and Customer Experience.

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Simon McCaskill

Simon McCaskill is a digital marketing and future technologies expert speaker. He gives keynotes and facilitates workshops for Google across the world as part of the digital academy programme. He has created and delivered award-winning keynotes and training programmes for the likes of the BBC, HSBC, and eBay, hosted events such as #GoDigital, as well as speaking around the world at key digital events.

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Anders Sörman-Nilsson

Anders Sörman-Nilson (LLB / EMBA) is a global futurist and innovation strategist who helps leaders decode trends, decipher what’s next and turn provocative questions into proactive strategies.

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Sam Livingstone

Sam’s core professional expertise is in understanding the nature of cars and vehicle design from a future customer perspective, within a context of fast evolving brand, socio-cultural, and technical developments.

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Graeme Leach

Graeme Leach is CEO & Chief Economist of Macronomics, a macroeconomic, geopolitical and future megatrends research consultancy launched in 2016.

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Aric Dromi

Aric Dromi is a Futurologist, Digital Philosopher and Professional Troublemaker who is ‘turning science fiction into reality’.

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Ray Hammond

For over 35 years Ray Hammond has been writing and speaking about the trends that will shape the future. His long record of accurate foresight is unique in Europe and he is now living in the future he first described over 30 years ago.

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Doddz

Multi-award-winning artist Doddz is widely recognised as one of the foremost creators in the realm of Augmented Reality.

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Liv Boeree

Liv Boeree is an acclaimed Professional Poker Player, Speaker, Astrophysicist, Philanthropist, Risk Analyst and Decision Making Strategist.

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Sam Conniff

Sam is an expert in uncertainty and dedicated to helping people navigate change and turn fear into opportunity.

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Professor Kevin Warwick

Professor Kevin Warwick is the world’s leading expert in Cybernetics and became the world’s first cyborg in a groundbreaking set of scientific experiments in which he had a silicon chip implanted into the nerves in his arm.

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Bruce Daisley

Bruce Daisley is one of the world’s most influential voices on fixing workplace culture and a former VP at Twitter.

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Calum Chace

Calum Chace is a sought-after speaker and best-selling writer on artificial intelligence. He focuses on the medium and long-term impact of AI on all of us as individuals, societies and economies.

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David Murrin

David Murrin is a Future Trends speaker. He has an Honours degree in Geophysics from Exeter University. He started his career in the oil exploration business in the jungles of Papua New Guinea where he worked for almost three years.

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Kate Russell

Kate Russell is a journalist, reporter and author, and has been writing about technology and the Internet since 1995.

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Jack Stratten

Head of Trends at Insider Trends.

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Terence Mauri

Terence Mauri is a future trends and disruption expert who challenges leaders to innovate, adapt and thrive in the age of disruption.

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Ken Hughes

Ken Hughes is now acknowledged as being one of the world’s leading authorities on consumer and shopper behaviour, internationally renowned for helping his largely blue-chip client base better understand the needs of the future consumer.

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Dr Tim Jones

Dr Tim Jones is a recognised expert in innovation, growth and futures. He is the author/editor of eight books and a regular speaker on innovation leadership, growth platforms and future trends.

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Dr Eliza Filby

Insightful, engaging and relevant, Dr Eliza Filby is one of the foremost experts on generations and changing values. An academic, consultant and broadcaster, Eliza works with companies from beauty companies to magic circle law firms teaching them about Generational Intelligence; how to cope with a multigenerational workforce, how to retain Millennial talent or consumer loyalty, how to get ahead with Gen Z and how to break down intergenerational barriers.

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David Rowan

As founding Editor-in-Chief of WIRED magazine’s UK edition, David Rowan travels the world to meet entrepreneurs and innovators who are creating the future and is able to communicate complex trends in a clear and engaging way.

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Andrew Grill

Actionable Futurist and former IBM Global Managing Partner Andrew Grill is a popular and sought-after keynote speaker and trusted board-level technology advisor.

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Jamie Bartlett

Jamie Bartlett is the author of The Dark Net, an examination of the hidden corners of the internet, its strange subcultures, and the protagonists that inhabit it – from trolls, Bitcoin miners, political extremists and members of the hacktivist group Anonymous, to pornographers, drug dealers, computer scientists and neo-nazis. His latest book, Radicals: Outsider Changing the World, explores the individuals, groups and movements that reject the way we live today, and is due for release this year.

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Piers Linney

Piers Linney is an entrepreneur and investor with a professional background in the City. He has broad experience of the challenges that face growth businesses as a founder, adviser, director and investor.

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Wayne Hemingway MBE

Wayne Hemingway MBE believes in the supremacy of design, whether in clothes or in buildings. At the height of his fame as a fashion designer, he sold his company Red or Dead and turned his attention to social housing. One of the most unique speakers of the circuit, Wayne is a highly engaging and interactive motivational speaker.

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Hamish Taylor

Hamish Taylor was trained in brand management at Procter and Gamble, a Management Consultant at Price Waterhouse, Head of Brands at British Airways, CEO of Eurostar, and CEO of Sainsburys Bank – all before he was 40.

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Timothy Armoo

Timothy Armoo – Fanbytes Vice President Influencer, Social Media Marketing expert, Forbes 30 under 30, Digital Transformation Speaker, Business Speaker, Social Media Speaker, Diversity Speaker.

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Nick Jankel

Nick Jankel is an influential and internationally-recognized thought leader on how leadership, innovation, and sustainability can transform the future of business and society—in an increasingly complex, digital, and disrupted world.

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Professor Stephane Garelli

Professor Stephane Garelli, a world authority on competitiveness, has pioneered research in this field for 25 years. He is a Professor Emeritus at IMD (Institute of Management Development) Lausanne, where he has founded the World Competitiveness Centre, and at the University of Lausanne.

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David Smith

David challenges, informs and engages his clients and audiences on the key issues of the near future, in order to stimulate ‘out-of-the-box’ thinking to help organizations generate new visions, strategies, products and services.

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Todd Buchholz

As a frequent commentator on the state of the markets, Todd Buchholz brings his experience as a former White House director of economic policy, a managing director of the $15 billion Tiger hedge fund, and a Harvard economics teacher to the cutting edge of economics, fiscal politics, finance, and business strategy.

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James Alexander

As Zopa co-Founder and CEO, James Alexander was a pioneer in peer-to-peer lending. Putting those with a small amount to invest in front of reliable borrowers has proved a successful business model, generating over £1bn to date.

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