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High Performance Speakers

High Performance Speakers

We connect you the world's most elite 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.

Jamil Qureshi

Jamil Qureshi

Jamil Qureshi is one of today’s foremost practitioners of performance enhancing psychology and is an expert in high perfo...

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Professor Damian Hughes

Professor Damian Hughes

Professor Damian Hughes is an international speaker and bestselling author who combines his practical and academic background w...

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John Amaechi OBE

John Amaechi OBE

John Amaechi OBE is a leading psychologist, organisational consultant and high-performance executive coach. He is a New York Ti...

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Professor Steve Peters

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 intern...

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Maggie Alphonsi MBE

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 o...

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Col Dame Kelly Holmes

Col Dame Kelly Holmes

Col Dame Kelly Holmes is an outstanding motivational and after dinner speaker, and shares how she overcame adversity to achieve...

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Alison Edgar MBE

Alison Edgar MBE

Alison Edgar MBE also known as “The Entrepreneur’s Godmother” to a plethora of the world’s most successful entrepreneurs, bring...

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Anita Asante

Anita Asante

Anita Asante is a former England defensive midfielder/ centre back who currently plays for Aston Villa in the FA’s Women’s Supe...

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Dr Kate Allatt

Dr Kate Allatt

Dr Kate Allatt was born in Poynton in 1970. She has evaded death a number of times including being originally booked on the doo...

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Emma Mills-Sheffield

Emma Mills-Sheffield

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

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Guy Unsworth

Guy Unsworth

Guy is a freelance theatre director and writer working in the UK and internationally. He grew up in Lancashire and studied Indu...

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Helio Vogas

Helio Vogas

Hélio is the type of motivational speaker who will get your audience to feel energized, motivated, and ready to take over the w...

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James Hyde

James Hyde

James Hyde is a business owner, CEO, and entrepreneur with a passion for creativity. He has spent the last decade building Jame...

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Helen Richardson-Walsh MBE

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 i...

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James Kerr

James Kerr

James Kerr is a bestselling writer, speaker, coach and consultant who helps create high performance cultures for elite teams an...

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Sir Clive Woodward

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 af...

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Matthew Syed

Matthew Syed

Matthew Syed is an author and highly acclaimed speaker in the field of high performance. He has written six best-selling books ...

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Derek Redmond

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 finis...

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Alex Caan

Alex Caan

Alex Caan is a former international athlete whose career spanned nearly a decade. Since retiring from the sport, Alex has gone ...

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Ann Daniels

Ann Daniels

A record-breaking polar explorer and a renowned international speaker, Ann Daniels is the first woman in history, along with ex...

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Anna Hemmings MBE

Anna Hemmings MBE

Anna is best known as Britain’s most successful female marathon kayaker. She inspires audiences with anecdotes from the World C...

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Chris Boardman MBE

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 ...

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Craig Heap

Craig Heap

Craig is a former Commonwealth Games gold medal-winning gymnast who has represented England over 100 times in various internati...

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Edwin Moses

Edwin Moses

Dr Edwin C. Moses, a former Olympic Champion, Sports Administrator, Diplomat and Businessman, is one of the most respected and ...

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Howard Webb MBE

Howard Webb MBE

Howard Webb MBE is a former professional referee, who officiated primarily in the Premier League. Having always loved football,...

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Dr Frank Dick OBE

Dr Frank Dick OBE

Renowned as one of the country’s best and most consistently inspiring motivational speakers, Dr Frank Dick OBE is the current P...

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Jake Humphrey

Jake Humphrey

Jake is one of the British media’s most recognisable faces. An experienced and knowledgeable television and radio broadcaster, ...

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James Caan

James Caan

James Caan is one of the UK’s most successful and recognisable entrepreneurs, best known as an investor on BBC’s Dragon&#...

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James Cracknell OBE

James Cracknell OBE

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

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Jas Hawker

Jas Hawker

Jas joined the Royal Airforce aged 18 and went on to be the youngest ever pilot to fly the Tornado ground attack aircraft on th...

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Jim Steele

Jim Steele

Jim Steele is one of the most charismatic motivational speakers in the business world today. He has addressed hundreds of organ...

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Jody Cundy MBE

Jody Cundy MBE

Jody is one of Great Britain’s most decorated, currently competing, male Paralympians and after winning Paralympic and World Ch...

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John Inverdale

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 telev...

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Justin Hughes

Justin Hughes

Justin Hughes is Managing Director of Mission Excellence, a consultancy which partners with clients to accelerate organisationa...

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Kriss Akabusi MBE

Kriss Akabusi MBE

Kriss Akabusi MBE is a three-time Olympic medallist, World, European and Commonwealth Champion, British record holder and media...

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Lord Sebastian Coe KBE

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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Mark Foster

Mark Foster

Since Mark Foster burst onto the international swimming scene at the age of 16 and represented England at the 1986 Commonwealth...

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Martin Bayfield

Martin Bayfield

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

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Matt Dawson MBE

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...

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Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson is an Olympic Legend; a four-time Olympic Gold medalist, nine-time World Champion, and the best 200m/400m sprin...

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Matt Dickinson

Matt Dickinson

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

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Mission Excellence Fighter Pilots

Mission Excellence Fighter Pilots

The Mission Excellence Fighter Pilots are a highly trained team from The Red Arrows who focus on improving clients’ execution, ...

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Rebecca Adlington OBE

Rebecca Adlington OBE

Arguably one of Britain’s highest profile and most popular female athletes, Rebecca Adlington became a household name following...

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Roger Black MBE

Roger Black MBE

For fourteen years Roger Black MBE represented Great Britain at the highest level in the world of athletics, both as an individ...

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Sharron Davies MBE

Sharron Davies MBE

Sharron Davies is one of the UK’s most popular sportswomen & presenters having burst onto the international swimming scene ...

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Sir John Jones

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 ...

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Paul McVeigh

Paul McVeigh

Paul McVeigh is a Premier League football player and an expert in elite performance. Paul’s credibility comes from the un...

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Nick Fry

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 a...

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Ben Hunt-Davis MBE

Ben Hunt-Davis MBE

Ben rowed for Great Britain for almost a decade, competing at six World Championships and three Olympic Games. The Olympic Gold...

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Sean Fitzpatrick

Sean Fitzpatrick

Sean Fitzpatrick played 92 international rugby matches for the All Blacks from 1986-1998, including a world record of 63 consec...

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Nick Pope

Nick Pope

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

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Sergeant Johnson Beharry VC

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 a...

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Jean Tomlin OBE

Jean Tomlin OBE

Jean Tomlin OBE has delivered a series of landmark Start-up and Transformation programmes, most notably mobilising the UK’s lar...

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Marc Priestley

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...

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Dr Kate Goodger

Dr Kate Goodger

Formerly a PE teacher, Kate is one of the most experienced performance psychologists in Olympic sport in the UK having worked w...

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Dr James Morton

Dr James Morton

As well as enhancing performances at Team Sky, James also sits on the Performance Nutrition Advisory group to the Football Asso...

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Dr Graeme Close

Dr Graeme Close

Graeme is a Professor in Human Physiology & Sport Nutrition at Liverpool John Moores University where he combines his acade...

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Mark Gallagher

Mark Gallagher

Formula One is a unique mix of business and sport, where strong leadership, efficient teamwork, split-second decision making an...

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Nick Jankel

Nick Jankel

Nick Jankel is an award-winning author and Cambridge-educated thought leader. He develops highly-original ideas and powerful to...

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Fran Millar

Fran Millar

Fran Millar has recently been appointed as CEO of Belstaff where she brings her winning team mentality to drive greater efficie...

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Andy Cave

Andy Cave

From Miner to Mountaineer, Andy Cave conquered The Eiger at just 20 years old. His determination and expertise in mountaineerin...

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Richard Noble OBE

Richard Noble OBE

Richard Noble OBE specialises in developing high-risk ventures and brought the World Land Speed Record back to Britain in 1983 ...

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Holger Lietz

Holger Lietz

Called the ‘Fighter Pilot of Business’, Holger Lietz has 20 years of experience in top management positions, applying knowledge...

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Manley Hopkinson

Manley Hopkinson

Manley Hopkinson is a highly successful extreme adventurer, speaker and author. His endurance and expertise in his polar and sa...

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Charlotte Sweeney OBE

Charlotte Sweeney OBE

Current Vice-Chair of the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills external Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Panel, Char...

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Ben Cohen MBE

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 activis...

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David Clutterbuck

David Clutterbuck

One of the most respected and influential management speakers on the international circuit, David Clutterbuck combines a wealth...

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Sue Powell

Sue Powell

Sue Powell is a leadership coach, trainer, facilitator and keynote speaker. She trained as Co-Active Coach with the Coach Train...

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James Alexander

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 ...

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David Millar

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 Fra...

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Sir Chay Blyth

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 cur...

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Ken Way

Ken Way

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

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Crista Cullen

Crista Cullen

The Gold medal winning 2016 Olympic Final in Rio saw Crista Cullen win her 197th Great Britain and England combined cap, coming...

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Kate Richardson-Walsh OBE

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 performa...

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Martin Corry MBE

Martin Corry MBE

Martin is a Rugby World Cup winner and former Captain of England and the British & Irish Lions. Before retiring, he won fiv...

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Matt Le Tissier

Matt Le Tissier

Matt le Tissier is a former Premier League and England footballer, a successful football pundit, panelist and columnist.

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Neil Back MBE

Neil Back MBE

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

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Chris Brindley MBE

Chris Brindley MBE

Chris Brindley MBE is a prominent UK Business Leader, Chairman of GreaterSport Manchester and former MD of Metro Bank. He is a ...

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Denise Lewis OBE

Denise Lewis OBE

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

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Gordon McAlpine

Gordon McAlpine

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

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Alec Stewart OBE

Alec Stewart OBE

Alec Stewart is the most capped English Test cricketer of all time, with 118 international caps. After 20 years in County and I...

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Helena Lucas MBE

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 b...

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Scott Heffield

Scott Heffield

Scott has been delivering teaching, training and guiding for almost 30 years in a variety of specialist fields, ranging from se...

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John D Anderson MBE MSc

John D Anderson MBE MSc

John D Anderson MBE MSc has been the Performance Director and Team Leader of the Olympic and Paralympic Canoeing teams since 19...

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Perry McCarthy

Perry McCarthy

Perry McCarthy is quite simply unique. He is an ex-Formula One driver, he is a bestselling author and he was the original secre...

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Susie Wolff

Susie Wolff

Susie has been a star of the track since she was 8 years old, and has progressed through karting, F3 right up to Formula One. S...

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Ollie Phillips

Ollie Phillips

Ollie Phillips, former captain of the England Rugby 7’s team, lives an extraordinary life. Following an illustrious career in p...

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Tim Buckle

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, ea...

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Alexander Huber

Alexander Huber

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

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Matt King OBE

Matt King OBE

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

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Phil Burt

Phil Burt

Phil Burt was Lead Physiotherapist for the all-conquering British Cycling team over the course of three Olympics. He was a part...

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Brendan Hall

Brendan Hall

Brendan Hall is an inspirational speaker who prides himself on presenting audiences with an incredible story, inspiringly told,...

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Charlotte Edwards MBE

Charlotte Edwards MBE

Arguably England’s most recognisable Female Cricketer, Charlotte Edwards MBE has led the Women’s team as Captain since 2006. Wh...

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Jonathan Peach

Jonathan Peach

Jonathan Peach did that usual thing of spending decades working in leadership and consultancy roles where everything was just f...

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Dame Katherine Grainger DBE

Dame Katherine Grainger DBE

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

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Adrienne Herbert

Adrienne Herbert

Podcast host, global Adidas ambassador & international speaker

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Nick Saunders

Nick Saunders

Nick Saunders has a 25-year track record as an international keynote speaker and trainer. Nick is known as ‘The Family Ma...

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Hari Kalymnios

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...

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Matthew Whitfield

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 c...

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Jamie Edwards

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 le...

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Paul ‘Mungo’ Mungeam

Paul ‘Mungo’ Mungeam

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

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Steven Bartlett

Steven Bartlett

Steven Bartlett is the 27-year-old Founder and former CEO of Social Chain, one of the UK’s largest publicly listed social...

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Shaun Wane

Shaun Wane

Shaun is one of the most successful and decorated coaches in Rugby League, having won every trophy available with Wigan Warrior...

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Andrew Bernard

Andrew Bernard

Bernie, or Andrew Bernard to his mum, was an underachiever at school, he left with an E and a U at A level from a Grammar schoo...

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Karl Burrows

Karl Burrows

Karl Burrows utilises tools from Maori culture to motivate, inspire and build teams and in doing so help people make deeper con...

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Scott Gould

Scott Gould

Scott Gould is an author, speaker, and leadership advisor in employee, customer and community engagement. He literally wrote th...

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Nicolas Hamilton

Nicolas Hamilton

Born with Spastic Diplegia, a form of Cerebral Palsy, Nicolas Hamilton was initially a wheelchair user. Today, he is a racing c...

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Donna Fraser

Donna Fraser

Donna Fraser is a 4 time Team GB Olympian, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Specialist and Breast Cancer Now Ambassador, as ...

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David Meade

David Meade

David Meade is a trainer, facilitator, broadcaster, researcher, and international keynote speaker. He’s worked with organisatio...

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Gavin Oattes

Gavin Oattes

Gavin Oattes is an international speaker and bestselling author who combines his practical and academic background within educa...

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Paul Weedon

Paul Weedon

Paul is an internationally respected consultant and speaker in Effective Video Communication – the art of connecting via video ...

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