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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
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
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
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
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
Claude Littner
Claude Littner
Guest Speaker
Claude Littner is better known as being Lord Sugar's assistant, on 'The Apprentice'. He also has an impressive and strong
David Bryon
David Bryon
Guest Speaker
Dr David Bryon is the former Managing Director of bmibaby, which grew to become one of the Europe's largest low
David Dein
David Dein
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/xHgymEXEsts David Dein is a football entrepreneur and businessman David joined the Arsenal Board in 1983 and was made Vice-Chairman
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
Dr James Bellini
Dr James Bellini
Guest Speaker
Dr James Bellini is a leading futurologist and author with a considerable reputation as a thought-provoking speaker and moderator at
Francesca Martinez
Francesca Martinez
Guest Speaker
Motivational Speaker Francesca Martinez is an award winning wobbly* comedian; who has performed sell out shows in Edinburgh, the West End,
Grant Leboff
Grant Leboff
Guest Speaker
Grant Leboff is one of the U.K'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 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
Jamie Bartlett
Jamie Bartlett
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/pzN4WGPC4kc Author of The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld, Jamie Bartlett is a specialist in online culture and technology,
Jan Meek
Jan Meek
Guest Speaker
Jan is an accomplished After Dinner, Motivational and Conference Speaker with ten years experience and an impressive client list. Jan
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 works as a coach, leadership and team developer throughout the world and has combined a highly successful 25 year
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
Jules Mitchell
Jules Mitchell
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/i2sRB9UwY9s Jules 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 magazine Kate Reardon. Having started her career as US Vogue’s youngest ever fashion assistant; Kate quickly rose to become
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 & Political Broadcaster. In July 2015, she was appointed as the political editor of
Laura Tenison MBE
Laura Tenison MBE
Guest Speaker
Laura is one of the most innovative entrepreneurs in the UK. Her enormously successful company, JoJo Maman Bébé is one
Laurence Winmill
Laurence Winmill
Guest Speaker
Laurence Winmill - Entrepreneur, International Inspirational & Motivational Speaker, Sales Specialist, Team Builder, Conference Facilitator and Author… Laurence Winmill is
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
https://youtu.be/hBezWPpAdYM Digby Jones lobbied energetically on behalf of British business as Director General of the CBI and served in government
Lord Micheal Dobbs
Lord Micheal Dobbs
Guest Speaker
Lord Micheal 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
https://youtu.be/Jm3qwBjqTPU Lorraine 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
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,
Mark Baker
Mark Baker
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/vyYDgsaqV1M Mark Baker Expert in Sales & Motivation Mark is widely regarded as one of the worlds most sought after
Mark Stevenson
Mark Stevenson
Guest Speaker
'Futurist' Mark Stevenson is an author, broadcaster and expert on global trends and innovation https://youtu.be/FHPI0oLheLU A reluctant futurist’ Mark Stevenson
Mark Wright
Mark Wright
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/N6Zq-8Nktgg A businessman with a remarkable success story which saw him go from living out of his rucksack in a
Martin Brookes
Martin Brookes
Guest Speaker
Impacttologist, Inventor, Business Media Commentator & Entrepreneur What is an Impacttologist you may ask? In brief, a person who has
Martin Lewis
Martin Lewis
Guest Speaker
Martin Lewis is a journalist, television presenter and writer who specialises in ways to save consumers money. He is a
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
https://youtu.be/MOIyIT1da78 Michael Mansfield is regarded as one of the most respected legal minds of our time. He is the self-styled
Michael Portillo
Michael Portillo
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/aWOeoyl7whw Michael Portillo is a accomplished writer, presenter & broadcastor a role he fell into after a successful political career.
Michael Vaughan
Michael Vaughan
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/1HurYI3-FK8 Michael Vaughan is a former Cricketer for Yorkshire & England, Captain of England and now a successful cricket commentator
Michelle Dewberry
Michelle Dewberry
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/xqnmTlysDjA The first female winner of The Apprentice, Michelle Dewberry is an entrepreneur who runs successful online shopping website Daily
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
https://youtu.be/6JSDNo5CFSw An Australian Tennis legend, Pat Cash is best known for his victory at the 1987 Wimbledon Tennis Championship. First
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 is the author of the visionary book The Freedom Revolution, a multi award winning entrepreneur, an inspiring keynote speaker,
Penny Mallory
Penny Mallory
Guest Speaker
As a former Rally Champion and World Rally Championship competitor, Penny became the first woman ever to compete in a
Pete Cohen
Pete Cohen
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/or1MkUGFllQ Pete Cohen has the personality and skill that can change people’s lives. Drawing on his talent as a life
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
Dr. 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
https://youtu.be/VHs9tlpyqcI A former winner of The Apprentice who now runs a multi-million-pound recruitment agency, Ricky Martin is one of the
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
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
https://youtu.be/g_t_wB7t5Yo Sara played ditsy PR Coco in the hit Olympic sitcom Twenty Twelve and the BBC spoof W1A. Both actor
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 Michael Sugar more commonly known as Lord Sugar is a British businessman, entrepreneur and media person. With a net
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 Martyn Lewis
Sir Martyn Lewis
Guest Speaker
During 32 years as a television journalist Martyn anchored every mainstream national news programme on ITV & BBC TV, and
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 Geoffrey Redgrave, CBE, DL is a retired British rower who won gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games
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
https://youtu.be/1STGJGXP4Tw Tanya 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
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, where
Tom Pellereau
Tom Pellereau
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/1VP5H9-JSbo An inventor and entrepreneur who is famous for winning the seventh series of BBC reality show The Apprentice, Tom
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
Yasmina Siadatan
Yasmina Siadatan
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/djVKiVSSjxI Having worked with the likes of Lord Sugar and James Caan, Yasmina Siadatan is one of Britain’s most successful