Motivational Speakers

High Performance 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.

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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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Mission Excellence Fighter Pilots

The Mission Excellence Fighter Pilots are a highly trained team from The Red Arrows who focus on improving clients’ execution, leading to sustainable and measurable performance improvement. Their methodology is based on personal experience of consistently delivering results against the plan in complex high-pressure environments.

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Nick Pope

Nick Pope has spent the last 20 years developing global leaders for organisations such as Unilever, AstraZeneca, GSK, Coca-Cola, Nike and HSBC.

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Dr Frank Dick OBE

As one of the country’s best and most consistently inspiring motivational speakers, Frank is riding high on the outstanding results from his position as High-Performance Director at SASCOC (South African Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee) where he was the consultant to South Africa’s top coaches and athletes at the Rio Olympics and Paralympics. RSA achieved 10 medals with 2 Gold, 6 Silver & 2 bronze. Four of those medals were won in athletics, Franks area of expertise.

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Alexander Huber

Alexander Huber, who is a UIAGM mountain guide, decided to abandon his scientific career in 1998 and to pursue an unknown path in the mountains instead.

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Paul ‘Mungo’ Mungeam

Paul ‘Mungo’ Mungeam has proved that by daring to take hold of opportunities that arise, you can become a considerable achiever.

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Karl Burrows

Karl Burrows utilises tools from Maori culture to motivate, inspire and build teams and in doing so help people make deeper connections, build trust and embrace values leading to improved team performance.

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Andrew Bernard

We are all Culture. We can’t expect ‘culture’ to change unless we change first.

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Ken Way

Ken Way has been improving the performance of individuals and teams in the worlds of business and sport for more than thirty years.

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Hari Kalymnios

Hari is a consultant, author and speaker on the topics of mindset, resilience and well-being and how to feel superhuman. He has shared his unique, powerful yet simple philosophies on health and well-being globally.

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Perry McCarthy

Perry McCarthy’s incredible story is legendary. He is a championship winning racing driver, best-selling author and was ‘The Stig’ from the BBC Top Gear motoring show. With over 1500 corporate appearances to date, Perry is in high demand to deliver inspirational and motivational speeches linking his unique experience and attitude to the world of business and its requirements.

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Sergeant Johnson Beharry VC

Sergeant Johnson Beharry VC of the 1st Battalion, Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment, is a British Army soldier. He was awarded the Victoria Cross for twice saving members of his unit from ambushes

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Andy Cave

From Miner to Mountaineer, Andy Cave conquered The Eiger at just 20 years old. His determination and expertise in mountaineering have led to him to split his time between the mountains and speaking, working with high powered clients to achieve peak performance. Andy also holds a PhD in research Communication and Identity in occupational groups.

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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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Jake Humphrey

Jake is one of the British media’s most recognisable faces. An experienced and knowledgeable television and radio broadcaster, Jake is currently the face of Premier League Football on BT Sport having been at the forefront of much of BBC Sport’s coverage for many national and international events.

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David Millar

David Millar is the British Time Trial Champion and the only British cyclist to have worn all four Jerseys from the Tour de France and all three of the Leader’s Jerseys in the Grand Tours.

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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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James Cracknell OBE

James Cracknell OBE is an inspiring sportsman, athlete and adventurer.

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Dame Katherine Grainger DBE

Dame Katherine Grainger DBE is Britain’s most decorated female Olympian.

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Matthew Whitfield

Matt Whitfield is a former Royal Navy fighter pilot. He has spent 26 years leading high performance teams in some of the most challenging and dangerous environments.

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Col Dame Kelly Holmes

Colonel Dame Kelly Holmes is a British icon and an inspiration

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Emma Mills-Sheffield

Consultancy & coaching for businesses to be efficient, productive & resilient. Helping leaders to understand strategy & put it into practice

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Helen Richardson-Walsh MBE

Midfield maestro Helen is one of the most experienced members of the GB women’s team. Having started her international career in 1999 at the age of 17, she became the youngest ever woman to represent GB hockey at an Olympics in Sydney the following year, and has gone on to compete at four Olympic Games.

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Fran Millar

Fran Millar has recently been appointed as CEO of Belstaff where she brings her winning team mentality to drive greater efficiencies, and reach new audiences.

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Nicolas Hamilton

Born with Cerebral Palsy, which affects the movement of his leg muscles, Nicolas was initially a wheelchair user. He endured years of gruelling, painful training so that by the age of 17 he could walk completely unaided. A huge achievement in itself, but this was just the first part of his unwavering determination to become a professional racing driver.

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Susie Wolff

Former professional racing driver, Susie Wolff, is a motorsport executive and entrepreneur who has spent more than 20 years at the forefront gender diversity and representation internationally.

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Rebecca Adlington OBE

Arguably one of Britain’s highest profile and most popular female athletes, Rebecca Adlington became a household name following her two gold medal-winning performances at the Beijing Games in 2008.

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Chris Brindley MBE

Chris Brindley MBE is an award-winning Business Leader who is former Sales and Marketing and Non-Executive Director of the Year. He is a leading authority on Sales Management, Customer Experience, Employee Engagement & Satisfaction particularly within organisations where change is on the agenda.

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Gordon McAlpine

Gordon McAlpine is one of the most confident and entertaining motivational Business speakers, his warm, relaxed style often wins over audiences instantly.

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Professor Damian Hughes

Professor Damian Hughes is a bestselling author who combines his practical and academic background within sport, organisational development and change psychology, to help organisations and teams to create a high performing culture.

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Alison Edgar MBE

Alison Edgar MBE is not your average speaker; she’s a dynamic yet relatable catalyst for business success.

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Richard Noble OBE

Richard Noble OBE specialises in developing high-risk ventures and brought the World Land Speed Record back to Britain in 1983 with the Thrust2 programme. He now runs The Blood Hound Project, which aims to inspire the next generation to explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

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Denise Lewis OBE

Denise Lewis OBE is an accomplished presenter, broadcaster, former athlete and President of Commonwealth Games England.

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Professor Steve Peters

Professor Steve Peters has been a vital cog in one of the world’s greatest ever sporting success stories, as well as the internationally acclaimed author of the international best-selling book ‘The Chimp Paradox’.

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Alec Stewart OBE

A cricket legend who captained England and Surrey, Alec Stewart is one of the most successful players the English game has ever seen. As an after dinner speaker, his wealth of stories which mix humour and storytelling are well-received by audiences. He spends much of his time today as a pundit and analyst for the BBC and Sky Sports’ cricket coverage.

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Guy Unsworth

Guy is an international theatre director and writer. His award-winning work spans a wide range of genres, from large-scale musicals to intimate, theatrical films, in London’s West End and across the globe.

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Jim Steele

Jim Steele is a renowned strategist and performance consultant, and best-selling author.

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Ann Daniels

Polar Explorer Ann Daniels is a world record holder and one of Britain’s leading explorers.

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Roger Black MBE

For fourteen years Roger Black MBE represented Great Britain at the highest level in the world of athletics, both as an individual 400-metre runner and as a member of the 4×400 metre relay team.

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Holger Lietz

Called the ‘Fighter Pilot of Business’, Holger Lietz has 20 years of experience in top management positions, applying knowledge from the dynamic arena of aviation to the fast-paced world of business.

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Jody Cundy CBE

Jody Cundy CBE is an 8 time Paralympic Champion (3 Swimming, 5 Track Cycling), a 23 time World Champion (3 Swimming, 20 Track Cycling) and holder of 3 World Records.

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Jonathan Peach

Jonathan Peach did that usual thing of spending decades working in leadership and consultancy roles where everything was just fine. Until one day it dawned on him that ‘fine’ probably wasn’t anywhere near good enough! So he set about raising his personal bar to ‘brilliant’ and the rest, as they say, is history.

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Anna Hemmings MBE

Anna is best known as Britain’s most successful female marathon kayaker. She inspires audiences with anecdotes from the World Championship and Olympic Games; hers is really a tale of triumph over adversity.

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John Inverdale

As well as his principal role as BBC’s face of rugby, John Inverdale has covered almost all the major sporting events for television and radio. After fronting rugby and football World Cups, and Wimbledon, he added rowing to his list at Beijing – and covered athletics for London 2012.

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Jean Tomlin OBE

Jean Tomlin OBE has delivered a series of landmark Start-up and Transformation programmes, most notably mobilising the UK’s largest peace-time workforce of 200,000, including the universally-acclaimed 70,000 Games Makers, for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Sean Fitzpatrick

Sean Fitzpatrick played 92 international rugby matches for the All Blacks from 1986-1998, including a world record of 63 consecutive Test matches and 51 Test matches as captain of New Zealand.

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David Clutterbuck

One of the most respected and influential management speakers on the international circuit, David Clutterbuck combines a wealth of research-based knowledge and experience with the ability to capture and hold audiences, from a handful of people to several thousand.

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Matt King OBE

Matt King OBE is a leading motivational speaker, lawyer, author, artist, adventurer and mentor.

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Marc Priestley

Marc Priestley worked as a Formula One race mechanic, member of the pit stop crew and in team management at one of the sport’s most successful organisations, McLaren Racing, for almost a decade.

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Justin Hughes

Expert on building high-performance cultures.

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Paul McVeigh

Paul McVeigh is a Premier League football player and an expert in elite performance. Paul’s credibility comes from the unique combination of reaching the pinnacle of elite sport as well as being the first Premier League footballer to qualify with a Master’s Degree in Psychology.

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Jamie Edwards

Jamie is ‘The Purpose Maker’ who built an $800m business by using Purpose to motivate his teams to ‘GO ALL IN’. He now shows leaders at all levels how to ignite passion, peak-performance and growth in themselves and those they lead, by putting purpose at the heart of what they do. A speaker, innovator and thought leader he is the Founder of Purpose Republic, ‘The strategic Purpose Company’.

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Sharron Davies MBE

Sharron Davies is one of the UK’s most popular sportswomen & presenters having burst onto the international swimming scene as a 13 year old Olympian in 1976.

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Dr Kate Goodger

Formerly a PE teacher, Kate is one of the most experienced performance psychologists in Olympic sport in the UK having worked with Team GB athletes and medallists at seven Olympic Games. She has also built a strong reputation as a high-performance coach and facilitator with leaders and executives in European and global businesses. Clients have included LEGO, Morgan Stanley, Pfizer, ASDA, and Laing O’Rourke.

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Nick Fry

Nick Fry has a decorated history in the automotive world. He has recently retired from the Mercedes F1 team, where he was CEO and responsible for securing the services of Lewis Hamilton, building a championship winning team in the process.

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Sir Chay Blyth

In 1971 Sir Chay Blyth became the first person to sail non-stop westwards around the world against the prevailing winds and currents. Sailing the 59ft ketch British Steel, he was awarded the CBE and voted Yachtsman of the Year.

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Crista Cullen

The Gold medal winning 2016 Olympic Final in Rio saw Crista Cullen win her 197th Great Britain and England combined cap, coming 13 years after her first appearance for Great Britain aged just 18.

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Kriss Akabusi MBE

Kriss Akabusi MBE is a three-time Olympic medallist, World, European and Commonwealth Champion, British record holder and media personality. Kriss is a wonderfully entertaining and engaging speaker, ideal for keynotes and award ceremonies. His presentations are high energy, inspiring, and will leave delegates feeling motivated and engaged.

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Sir Clive Woodward

Sir Clive Woodward has secured his place in history. His reputation as a world-class leader makes him one of the most sought after public speakers industry-wide.

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Dr Graeme Close

Graeme is a Professor in Human Physiology & Sport Nutrition at Liverpool John Moores University where he combines his academic research with nutrition and physiology consultancy to some of the worlds leading sporting organizations.

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Neil Back MBE

Neil Back MBE is a former England International Rugby World Cup Winner and British & Irish Lion.

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Sir John Jones

One of the world’s most popular speakers on change, Sir John Jones is one of a small, select band of educational professionals who have not only had their achievements recognised in the New Year’s Honours List (2003), but have been able to help and inspire others with their knowledge and passion.

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Charlotte Edwards MBE

Arguably England’s most recognisable Female Cricketer, Charlotte Edwards MBE has led the Women’s team as Captain since 2006. When she made her International debut, Edwards was the youngest women to have played for England- aged just 16.

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Chris Boardman MBE

Chris Boardman MBE is arguably one of Britain’s most successful cyclist of all time with 3 World Hour Records, an Olympic Gold and holder of the prestigious yellow jersey in the Tour De France.

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John Amaechi OBE

Professor John Amaechi OBE is a respected organisational psychologist, and the Leadership Transformation Expert at APS Intelligence LTD, the consultancy he founded in 2006. At APS Intelligence, John and his team of specialists’ partner with businesses to build bespoke programmes focused on executive coaching and behavioural change that help create effective leaders and authentic and ethical cultures. This is what John believes leads to sustainable organisational growth and high performance while ensuring the dignity and well-being of all colleagues.

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Phil Burt

Phil Burt was Lead Physiotherapist for the all-conquering British Cycling team over the course of three Olympics. He was a part of the famed Marginal Gains group, charged with finding innovative improvements in performance and providing him with an insight into all aspects of the team.

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Shaun Wane

Shaun is one of the most successful and decorated coaches in Rugby League, having won every trophy available with Wigan Warriors. He is now Head Coach of England Rugby League.

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Lord Sebastian Coe KBE

Sebastian Coe is the UK’s most prolific world record setter and arguably the greatest runner to compete for his country.

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Scott Heffield

Scott has been delivering teaching, training and guiding for almost 30 years in a variety of specialist fields, ranging from self-defence training to learning and development coaching to high altitude mountaineering.

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Mark Gallagher

Formula One is a unique mix of business and sport, where strong leadership, efficient teamwork, split-second decision making and a clear focus on delivery are required to compete at the highest levels in the 20 Grands Prix which comprise the FIA Formula One World Championship.

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Ollie Phillips

Ollie Phillips, founder of Optimist Performance, transitioned from a career as a world class professional rugby player, to a business leader and motivator in the corporate world. Ollie is England’s most successful Sevens captain, leading England to three World Series victories and was named World Rugby Sevens’ Player of the Year in 2009. Ollie is also a multiple Guinness World Record holder and adventurer, and he now applies his experience to help business teams to overcome adversity and achieve success, through a variety of high impact speeches and interactive sessions that inspire positive change.  

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Craig Heap

Craig is a former Olympic Gymnast who made history at the 1998 Commonwealth Games by captaining the English men’s team to their first ever Commonwealth Games Gold medal and again four years later at the Manchester 2002 games.

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Donna Fraser OBE

Donna Fraser is a 4 time Team GB Olympian, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist and Breast Cancer Now Ambassador, as well as being a member of the Sport Honours Committee and the NED British Athletes Commission.

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Jamil Qureshi

Jamil Qureshi is one of today’s foremost practitioners of performance enhancing psychology and is an expert in high performing teams. Jamil has enjoyed working with a rich diversity of the most talented business and sports people and teams in the world, helping six individuals get to World Number 1.

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James Kerr

James Kerr is a bestselling writer, speaker, coach and consultant who helps create high performance cultures for elite teams and organisations. He is the author of the global best-seller ‘Legacy’ which provides a unique insight into the most successful sporting team, The All Blacks – and has worked with some of the world’s most exceptional organisations, from Tier One Special Forces to Formula One teams, Premiership Football managers to Olympic teams, Google to Spotify to Boeing.

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Tim Buckle

Tim decided to pursue a teenage dream in professional cycling at the age of 26 and within 6 months was a national medallist, earning him a place within the burgeoning world-class system at the GB Cycling team.​

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Gavin Oattes

Gavin Oattes is an international speaker and bestselling author who combines his practical and academic background within education and stand-up comedy, to help organisations and their people to “do it better than they have to”.

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Dr Kate Allatt

After Dinner, Webinar, TEDx & Keynote Speaker. The ultimate ‘Ronseal Kid’ with an extraordinary journey of resilience after being ‘buried alive’ and losing everything both physically, professionally and emotionally, but Kate adapted and bounced back stronger and faster, as your team will after COVID. She will literally blow your mind! Kate walks her talk.

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Mark Foster

Since Mark Foster burst onto the international swimming scene at the age of 16 and represented England at the 1986 Commonwealth Games, he went on to represent his country many more times and is more decorated than any other English male swimmer.

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Charlotte Sweeney OBE

Current Vice-Chair of the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills external Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Panel, Charlotte Sweeney is also leading the City of London’s Diversity Programme “The Power of Diversity”.

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David Meade

David Meade is a trainer, facilitator, broadcaster, researcher, and international keynote speaker. He’s worked with organisations such as: Apple, PwC, Harvard, Virgin Media, Facebook and the Bank of America. David teaches companies how to improve the way they work and perform, through comprehensive management, leadership, and operational development programmes.

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Sue Powell

Sue Powell is a leadership coach, trainer, facilitator and keynote speaker. She trained as Co-Active Coach with the Coach Training Institute (CTI), a highly respected, US-based training organisation, and is now a Coach Trainer, developing the next generation of leadership coaches. CTI was the first to receive international accreditation from the International Coaching Federation for its Coach Certification programme.

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Martin Bayfield

Martin Bayfield is a TV Presenter and former England International Rugby Player.

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Nick Saunders

Nick Saunders has a 25-year track record as an international keynote speaker and trainer. Nick is known as ‘The Family Man’ because he demonstrates that workplaces are like families; you can choose your friends but work colleagues and families you’re stuck with.

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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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Ben Cohen MBE

Ben Cohen MBE is a former professional rugby player and motivational speaker who now spends much of his time as an LGBT activist, setting up the StandUp Foundation helping to combat bullying and homophobia.

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Helena Lucas MBE

Helena Lucas MBE was born with no thumbs and limited extension in her arms. Her parents were told by doctors she would never be able to write or use scissors and would probably struggle to do other things most of us take for granted. Helena proved them all wrong, she is the first to say there is nothing she can’t do apart from give the thumbs up sign!

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Matt Dawson MBE

Matt Dawson MBE is a Rugby World Cup Winner, and a British & Irish Lion. He is an articulate and entertaining speaker, with an unusual ability to translate his own experience into practical lessons.

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Brendan Hall

Brendan is one of only 10 people in the world to lead the winning team in the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race – an epic 40,000 mile ocean sailing race around the planet where the strongest teamwork always wins.

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Maggie Alphonsi MBE

Maggie Alphonsi spent 15 years in the England Rugby Team, winning back to back 6 Nations and a World Cup. She is now the face of 6 nations rugby punditry.

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Matt Dickinson

Matt Dickinson is a writer and film maker known for his award winning documentaries for National Geographic Television, the Discovery Channel and the BBC.

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Kate Richardson-Walsh OBE

Kate Richardson-Walsh OBE was captain of the gold medal-winning Team GB women’s hockey team that made waves with their performances in Rio.

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Matthew Syed

Matthew Syed is an author and highly acclaimed speaker in the field of high performance. He has written seven best-selling books on the subject of mindset and high performance – Bounce, Black Box Thinking, Rebel Ideas, The Greatest, and his celebrated children’s books, What do You Think?, You Are Awesome and Dare To Be You – and has worked with many leading organisations to build a mindset of continuous improvement.

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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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Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson is an Olympic Legend; a four-time Olympic Gold medalist, nine-time World Champion, and the best 200m/400m sprinter in the history of track & field.

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Derek Redmond

In the Barcelona Olympics, Derek’s hamstring snapped in the semi-final of the men’s 400 metres but Derek hobbled over the finish line with the help of his father. This inspirational moment has been viewed millions of times since and his resilience has made him a global icon and a symbol of determination.

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