Benita Matofska is a change-maker, helping businesses and organisations to change lives and ensure their future survival.
Benita is a world-leading expert, speaker and agent provocateur renowned for her ability to captivate audiences worldwide with her knowledge, dynamism and insights on social innovation and change-making. She is recognised as a global expert in the Sharing Economy – a 21st Century phenomenon that is changing the way we think, live and do business. Benita is the author of Generation Share, a ground-breaking book and the world’s largest collection of inspiring stories of the change-makers building the Sharing Economy. An award-winning social entrepreneur, commentator and writer, she is the founder of global charity The People Who Share and the creator of Global Sharing Week, an annual campaign reaching over 100 million people worldwide. Driven by a passion for change-making and rebel innovation, Benita travels the globe delivering her unique insights to people and companies enabling them to adopt new mind-sets, transform for the future and in doing so, change lives.
Benita Matofska is a seasoned public speaker and has spoken to audiences worldwide including: VF Corp International Marketing Event, IKEA Global Home Furnishings Forum, AMEX Leadership Academy, European Outdoor Group Summit, M&S Festival of the Future, Virgin Innovation Sessions, European Cities Marketing Summit, Global Women’s Forum, LSE, RSA, RCA, Global Entrepreneurship Congress, FT European Sharing Economy Summit, European Parliament, TEDxFrankfurt, the House of Commons, House of Lords and Number 10 Downing Street.
Her incredible 30-year career has also seen her receive multiple awards including Ogunte Best Social Business Leader UK and World, Natwest Venus Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Inspirational Woman of the Year and the Cabinet Office/Nesta Innovation in Giving Award. She is also an RSA fellow, a blogger and social commentator and features regularly in the international media.