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Keynote Speaker

Adam Kay

Adam Kay
Comedian
Initially combining life as a junior doctor with his role in the musical comedy duo Amateur Transplants; Adam Kay has
Adam Soliman

Adam Soliman
Guest Speaker
A Refreshing Change - Founder of Charbrew and guest speaker Adam Soliman, is a graduate who saw that in the current
Ade Adepitan

Ade Adepitan
Guest Speaker
Ade Adepitan MBE is a Paralympic champion, popular TV presenter & motivational speaker. After being struck with polio as a child, Ade
Adrian Webster

Adrian Webster
Guest Speaker
Adrian Webster is a highly entertaining motivational speaker. Who specialises in delivering key messages on behalf of clients, in a
Alan Johnson

Alan Johnson
Guest Speaker
Alan Johnson - Politician and broadcaster, has regularly appeared on 'Question Time' (BBC1) and 'This Week' (BBC1), while showing a
Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell
Guest Speaker
Alastair Campbell is a writer, strategist and guest speaker. Best known for his role as former British Prime Minister Tony
Alastair Cook

Alastair Cook
Guest Speaker
Sir Alastair Cook is a former England Captain, who enjoyed an illustrious career as an opening batsmen. Cook holds various
Alex Scott

Alex Scott
Guest Speaker
Alex Scott has become one of the most recognised female faces in football; being a former footballer and now soccer
Alison Steed

Alison Steed
Guest Speaker
Alison Steed is the co-founder and Editor of MyMoneyDiva. Alison is a regular commentator on Sky News and is the
Amy Williams

Amy Williams
Guest Speaker
Amy Williams is probably best known as Britain’s gold medal heroine at the Winter Olympic Games in 2010 in Vancouver.
Angellica Bell

Angellica Bell
Guest Speaker
Angellica Bell is a popular, versatile and intelligent presenter with 17 years of mainstream TV experience across a wide variety
Ann Widdecombe

Ann Widdecombe
Guest Speaker
Ann Widdecombe is the former MP for Maidstone, she is an author, writer, broadcaster and outstanding public speaker; who is
Anna Williamson

Anna Williamson
Guest Speaker
Counselor, life coach, Master NLP practitioner and experienced broadcaster. Anna Williamson uses these skills as an agony aunt and psychology
Anthony Sears

Anthony Sears
Keynote Speaker
The 'Telephone Assassin' is on a mission to get businesses talking again; and stop people from hiding behind their emails
Benedict Allen

Benedict Allen
Guest Speaker
Described by the BBC’s Mark Thompson as being “Part of the history of TV”; Benedict Allen is best known for
Brian Cox

Brian Cox
Guest Speaker
One of the UK’s best known physicists, Professor Brian Cox OBE has featured on a multitude of TV shows; making
Caprice Bourret

Caprice Bourret
Guest Speaker
Businesswoman, model, actress, TV personality & entrepreneur, Caprice Bourret. With 300 magazine covers, awards like GQ Magazine’s ‘Woman of the Year’ and
Carole Spiers

Carole Spiers
Guest Speaker
Carole Spiers: stress, organisational change and entrepreneurship. Dramatised by a BBC guest broadcaster and global motivational speaker; with unique platform
Cathy Newman

Cathy Newman
Keynote Speaker
Cathy Newman is one of Channel 4 News' main studio presenters, and was the first woman to co-host the show.
Chanelle McCoy

Chanelle McCoy
Keynote Speaker
Lady Chanelle McCoy has been awarded the All Ireland Business Champion Award 2018, for her outstanding achievements in business leadership. She
Chris Farnsworth

Chris Farnsworth
Guest Speaker
Founder of Raising the Baa, Head Shepherd, Business Coach & Motivational Speaker; Chris Farnsworth. Born and bred in London, Chris decided
Chris Hines

Chris Hines
Guest Speaker
The former Eden Project Director, Chris Hines was also a founding member and Director of Surfers Against Sewage (SAS); between
Claire Harper

Claire Harper
Keynote Speaker
Former Head of Marketing at Ocado, Head of Online Marketing for Sainsbury’s, Marketing Director at Mamas & Papas and Founder
Claire Young

Claire Young
Guest Speaker
Claire Young is the straight talking, no nonsense business woman; who is well known for reaching the final of series
David Bryon

David Bryon
Guest Speaker
Dr David Bryon is the former Managing Director of bmibaby. Which grew to become one of Europe's largest low cost
David Dein

David Dein
Guest Speaker
David Dein is a football entrepreneur and businessman. David joined the Arsenal Board in 1983 and was made Vice Chair in
Debra Searle

Debra Searle
Guest Speaker
Debra Searle MVO, MBE is a truly inspirational woman. A pro adventurer, author, BBC presenter and gender equality advocate. Debra
Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ebony Rainford-Brent
Guest Speaker
Ebony Rainford-Brent is a World Cup Winning Cricketer, Broadcaster, Motivational Speaker and Performance Coach. Ebony is a former English cricketer, who
Francesca Martinez

Francesca Martinez
Guest Speaker
Francesca Martinez is an award winning wobbly* comedian; who has performed sell out shows in Edinburgh, the West End, Hollywood,
Geoff White

Geoff White
Guest Speaker
Investigative journalist Geoff White has covered tech for BBC News, Channel 4 News, Audible, Forbes online and many others. An award
Gina Miller

Gina Miller
Guest Speaker
Best known for her legal challenge to the Government’s plan to invoke the UK’s departure from the EU without a
Grant Leboff

Grant Leboff
Guest Speaker
Grant Leboff is one of the UK's leading Sales and Marketing experts and the founder of Sticky Marketing Ltd. A
Henry Normal

Henry Normal
Guest Speaker
Henry Normal is one of UK's most successful comedy writers and producers. He is the man behind so many classic, prime
Huw Edwards

Huw Edwards
Guest Speaker
Welsh journalist, BBC news reader and presenter, Huw Edwards has a grand career spanning nearly 3 decades and still going strong. He is the lead
James Bellini

James Bellini
Guest Speaker
Dr James Bellini is a leading futurist and author; with a considerable reputation as a thought provoking keynote speaker and
James M Wells

James M Wells
Guest Speaker
Founder of Glasses Direct & Industry Head Retail Google. Jamie Murray Wells took the decision to go into business as a
Jamie Bartlett

Jamie Bartlett
Guest Speaker
Author of The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld, Jamie Bartlett is a specialist in online culture and technology. He
Jan Meek

Jan Meek
Guest Speaker
Jan Meek is an accomplished After Dinner, Motivational and Conference Speaker with ten years experience and an impressive client list.
Jilly Goolden

Jilly Goolden
Guest Speaker
The nation’s favourite wine buff, Jilly Goolden presented the BBC’s Food and Drink show for nearly two decades. Her bubbly
Jim Lawless

Jim Lawless
Guest Speaker
  Jim is one of the most inspiring and highly sought after speakers and coaches in Europe. He is the
Joan Bakewell

Joan Bakewell
Keynote Speaker
Dame Joan’s broadcasting career continues into its fourth decade, with her series for BBC Radio 3: Belief. Joan Bakewell also
John Neal

John Neal
Guest Speaker
John Neal works as a coach, leadership and team developer throughout the world; and has combined a highly successful 25
John Pienaar

John Pienaar
Guest Speaker
John Pienaar a veteran of the Westminster beat, the BBC Deputy Political Editor believes that cynicism is unhelpful: assume politicians
Jonathan Warburton

Jonathan Warburton
Guest Speaker
One of the UK’s most recognised business leaders, Jonathan Warburton speaks with authority, knowledge, and passion. As a fifth generation
Jules Mitchell

Jules Mitchell
Guest Speaker
Jules Mitchell and The Big Happiness Experiment have been featured on; ITV’s Good Morning Britain, BBC Midlands Today and in
Kamal Ahmed

Kamal Ahmed
Guest Speaker
Kamal Ahmed is the Economics Editor of the BBC, formally the Business Editor of the BBC. He leads the BBC's
Karren Brady

Karren Brady
Guest Speaker
Karren Brady is the Vice-Chairman of West Ham FC, the Senior Non-Executive Director of the Syco and Arcadia Boards and
Kate Adie

Kate Adie
Guest Speaker
Kate Adie presents 'From Our Own Correspondent' and makes various shows for BBC TV and Radio 4. After a BA Hons
Kate Bellingham

Kate Bellingham
Guest Speaker
Kate Bellingham didn’t set out to become a TV presenter but was ‘spotted’ whilst working for the BBC as an
Kate Reardon

Kate Reardon
Guest Speaker
Journalist, author and editor of Tatler, Kate Reardon. Having started her career as US Vogue’s youngest ever fashion assistant; Kate quickly rose to
Kevin Byrne

Kevin Byrne
Guest Speaker
CHECKATRADE.com Founder, expert business management speaker and entrepreneur Kevin Byrne is known across the conference and after dinner speaker circuit;
Laura Kuenssberg

Laura Kuenssberg
Guest Speaker
Laura Kuenssberg is a British journalist and Political Broadcaster. In July 2015, she was appointed as the political editor of
Laura Tenison MBE

Laura Tenison MBE
Guest Speaker
Laura Tenison is one of the most innovative entrepreneurs in the UK. Her enormously successful company, JoJo Maman Bébé is
Laurence Winmill

Laurence Winmill
Guest Speaker
Laurence Winmill - Entrepreneur, International Inspirational & Motivational Speaker, Sales Specialist, Team Builder, Conference Facilitator and Author. Laurence Winmill: Speaker
Liv Boeree

Liv Boeree
Guest Speaker
Team Pokerstars professional poker player, astrophysicist and philanthropist, Liv’s take on business is unique. From game theory applications to rational thinking
Lord Digby Jones

Lord Digby Jones
Guest Speaker
Lord Digby Jones lobbied energetically on behalf of British business as Director General of the CBI and served in government
Lord Michael Dobbs

Lord Michael Dobbs
Guest Speaker
Lord Michael Dobbs of Wylye describes himself as never having had “a proper job” perhaps he's spent too much of
Lorraine Heggessey

Lorraine Heggessey
Guest Speaker
Lorraine Heggessey was the first female Controller of BBC One. Armed with the £300m budget she launched Spooks and Strictly,
Luise Usiskin

Luise Usiskin
Guest Speaker
Senior Trainer and Business Development Executive, Luise Usiskin has range of equality and diversity experience; gained through her work with
Maggie Alphonsi

Maggie Alphonsi
Guest Speaker
England Rugby World Cup Winner, Media Commentator and Inspirational Speaker Maggie Alphonsi. Before announcing her retirement in 2014, Margaret Alphonsi represented her
Marc Hogan

Marc Hogan
Guest Speaker
Marc Hogan is an ex-sales and marketing professional with over 14 years experience. Marc’s 'Funny Business' and Inspirational Communication programmes
Margaret Mountford

Margaret Mountford
Guest Speaker
Margaret is best known for her role as Alan Sugar's adviser on The Apprentice. Margaret Mountford is a British lawyer, businesswoman
Mark Baker

Mark Baker
Guest Speaker
Mark Baker Expert in Sales and Motivation. Mark is widely regarded as one of the world's most sought after speakers; but
Mark Wright

Mark Wright
Guest Speaker
A businessman with a remarkable success story which saw him go from living out of his rucksack in a London
Martin Brookes

Martin Brookes
Guest Speaker
Impacttologist, Inventor, Business Media Commentator & Entrepreneur Martin Brookes. What is an Impacttologist you may ask? In brief, a person who
Martin Lewis

Martin Lewis
Guest Speaker
Martin Lewis is a journalist, TV presenter and writer who specialises in ways to save consumers money. He is a
Martyn Lewis CBE

Martyn Lewis CBE
Guest Speaker
During 32 years as a TV journalist Sir Martyn Lewis anchored every mainstream national news show on ITV & BBC
Mary Portas

Mary Portas
Guest Speaker
Mary Portas is recognised as the UK’s foremost authority on retail and brand communication. The British media have crowned Mary
Michael Dodd

Michael Dodd
Guest Speaker
Michael Dodd is a broadcast journalist who is best known for his live reviews of British newspapers that can be seen
Michael Mansfield QC

Michael Mansfield QC
Guest Speaker
Michael Mansfield is regarded as one of the most respected legal minds of our time. He is the self-styled ’radical
Michael Portillo

Michael Portillo
Guest Speaker
Michael Portillo is a accomplished writer, presenter & broadcastor a role he fell into after a successful political career. While
Michael Vaughan

Michael Vaughan
Guest Speaker
Michael Vaughan is a former Cricketer for Yorkshire and England, Captain of England and now a cricket commentator and pundit
Michelle Dewberry

Michelle Dewberry
Guest Speaker
The first female winner of The Apprentice, Michelle Dewberry is an entrepreneur who runs successful online shopping website Daily Chic
Michelle Mone

Michelle Mone
Guest Speaker
Baroness Michelle Mone (Lady Mone) is renowned as one of the UK’s most influential women in business. The multi award
Neil Laughton

Neil Laughton
Guest Speaker
Neil Laughton, the very successful entrepreneur and adventurer. Has a skill for making people believe they can follow their dreams
Nick Hewer

Nick Hewer
Guest Speaker
Cajoled into an on screen role by his friend Alan Sugar, in a “vaguely muscular” fashion, Nick’s raised eyebrow spoke
Pat Cash

Pat Cash
Guest Speaker
An Australian Tennis legend, Pat Cash is best known for his victory at the 1987 Wimbledon Tennis Championship. First coming
Patti Boulaye

Patti Boulaye
Guest Speaker
Patti Boulaye is a singer, author, actress, public speaker, lecturer, painter, show producer, wife, a proud mother of two children
Paul Fletcher

Paul Fletcher
Guest Speaker
Over the past decade, Paul Fletcher has become one of the most sought after speakers in the country. Whether it
Penina Shepherd

Penina Shepherd
Guest Speaker
Penina Shepherd is the author of the visionary book The Freedom Revolution. A multi award winning entrepreneur, an inspiring keynote
Penny Mallory

Penny Mallory
Guest Speaker
As a former Rally Driving Champion and World Rally Championship competitor; Penny Mallory became the first woman ever to compete
Pete Cohen

Pete Cohen
Guest Speaker
Pete Cohen has the personality and skill that can change people’s lives. Drawing on his talent as a life strategist,
Petra Wetzel

Petra Wetzel
Guest Speaker
"Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn’t be done". This Amelia Earhart quote from the business card of Petra
Rebecca Harding

Rebecca Harding
Guest Speaker
Doctor Rebecca Harding is the co-founder and CEO of Equant Analytics. She was formerly CEO and founder of Delta Economics,
Reeta Chakrabarti

Reeta Chakrabarti
Guest Speaker
Reeta Chakrabarti is a BBC News presenter and correspondent. She combines presenting on the One, Six and Ten O'Clock News
Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin
Guest Speaker
A former winner of The Apprentice who now runs a multi-million-pound recruitment agency; Ricky Martin is one of the most
Roger Black

Roger Black
Guest Speaker
Roger Black is one of the country’s most successful sportsmen having represented Great Britain for fourteen years at the highest
Ruth Badger

Ruth Badger
Guest Speaker
Ruth Badger was raised in Wolverhampton. At the age of 16 she left full time education, with just three GCSE’s;
Saira Khan

Saira Khan
Guest Speaker
After appearing in the first series of The Apprentice, Saira Khan has gone on to found Miamoo; a company which
Samantha Clarke

Samantha Clarke
Guest Speaker
Samantha Clarke is a happiness and change coach. Founder of ‘Samantha &’, the company provide coaching and advisory services to founders,
Sara Murray

Sara Murray
Guest Speaker
Award Winning Founder of Confused.com and buddi. Sara Murray graduated from Oxford Uni with an MA Hons in Physiology, Psychology &
Sara Pascoe

Sara Pascoe
Comedian
Sara Pascoe is an Edinburgh Comedy Award nominated comedian, writer and actor. Sara played ditsy PR Coco in the hit Olympic
Shami Chakrabarti

Shami Chakrabarti
Guest Speaker
Shami Chakrabarti served as Director of Liberty for more than a decade. In that time she has led many high
Sir Alan Sugar

Sir Alan Sugar
Guest Speaker
Alan Sugar more commonly known as Lord Sugar is a British businessman, entrepreneur and media person. With a net worth
Sir Clive Woodward

Sir Clive Woodward
Guest Speaker
  Clive Woodward famously guided England to victory in the 2003 Rugby World Cup and three Six Nations tournaments, including
Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Sir Ranulph Fiennes
Guest Speaker
Sir Ranulph Fiennes is recognised as 'The World's Greatest Living Explorer'. https://youtu.be/rwy_qF_jl5c Ranulph Fiennes was born in 1944 and educated at Eton College.  He served
Sir Steven Redgrave

Sir Steven Redgrave
Guest Speaker
Sir Steven Redgrave, CBE, DL is a retired British rower who won gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games from
Steph McGovern

Steph McGovern
Guest Speaker
For over a decade Steph McGovern has reported on business and finance from around the world; from international summits to
Steve Bee

Steve Bee
Guest Speaker
Steve Bee published the world’s first comic book about pensions. A highly respected industry specialist, he’s also a hilarious, deadpan
Steve Cram

Steve Cram
Guest Speaker
Steve Cram is one of the world’s most successful middle distance athletes of all time. Since retiring he is now
Tamara Lohan

Tamara Lohan
Guest Speaker
One half of the Mr and Mrs Smith team; Tamara Lohan has taken a business idea and turned it into
Tanya Beckett

Tanya Beckett
Guest Speaker
Tanya Beckett is known as the presenter of BBC World News’ Business Live and the business news on Radio 4’s
Tim Campbell

Tim Campbell
Guest Speaker
Tim Campbell first became known by the British public after being hired by Lord Alan Sugar in the first series
Tim Hawkes

Tim Hawkes
Guest Speaker
Tim Hawkes is a world leader in the field of developing coaching cultures with over 11 years working in the
Tim Montgomerie

Tim Montgomerie
Guest Speaker
Tim Montgomerie is columnist for The Times and founder of ConservativeHome with Paul Goodman and Jonathan Isaby; and is widely
Tim Peake

Tim Peake
Guest Speaker
Tim Peake, was born, Chichester, West Sussex, England. He is a British astronaut and military officer who in 2016, while
Toby Young

Toby Young
Guest Speaker
Toby Young is one of Britain’s most controversial broadcasters and journalists. He is an associate editor of the Spectator and
Tom Pellereau

Tom Pellereau
Guest Speaker
An inventor and entrepreneur who is famous for winning the seventh series of BBC reality show The Apprentice. Tom Pellereau
Tori James

Tori James
Guest Speaker
Tori James, at the age of 25, became the youngest British women (at that time) and the first Welsh woman
Toyah Willcox

Toyah Willcox
Guest Speaker
Toyah Willcox has had a highly successful, prolific and incredibly diverse career, with major hit records and many stage and
Vicky Pryce

Vicky Pryce
Guest Speaker
A former government economist, Vicky Pryce is a leading voice on UK, global and Eurozone issues. She offers a key
Vince Cable

Vince Cable
Guest Speaker
Vince Cable is a British politician who served as leader of the United Kingdom’s Liberal Democrats (2017– 2019). Having previously
Yasmina Siadatan

Yasmina Siadatan
Guest Speaker
Having worked with the likes of Lord Sugar and James Caan, Yasmina Siadatan is one of Britain’s most successful businesswomen.