Meet our conference speakers speakers

conference speakers

Theo Paphitis

Business and retail entrepreneur, also known as a TV Dragon on BBC's Dragons' Den

Michio Kaku

One of the most renowned scientific figures alive today

Tim Waterstone

An astute and determined businessman, Tim Waterstone is the founder of Waterstones bookstores and The Early Learning Centre.

Michael Bergdahl

Michael Bergdahl is a change management expert helping businesses make turn in the right directions.

David Magliano

David Magliano is a superb keynote speaker.

Pierluigi Collina

Widely considered to be the greatest football referee of all time.

Sean Fitzpatrick

International Rugby legend Sean Fitzpatrick draws upon his experiences as a winning team captain to offer his expertise as a leader to businesses and management.

Will Hutton

Will Hutton is Chair of the Big Innovation Centre, which exists to make the UK a global open innovation hub.

Tracy Edwards

Skipper of the first all-female crew to sail around the world, Tracy Edwards has vital leadership lessons to impart in her keynote speeches and training sessions.

Tom Avery

Adventure has been in Tom Avery’s blood all his life

Tim Smit

Tim is the co-founder and Vice Chairman of the Eden Project in Cornwall.

Tim Hames

As former chief leader writer for the Times, Tim provides the ultimate "insider" knowledge, delivered with a famous lacerating humour as he delves deep into his reservoir of little-known but true revelations about media and politics, making Tim an ideal after dinner speaker.

Tanya Beckett

Presenter of BBC World News' World News Today: Business Edition

Tanni Grey-Thompson

One of Britain's most successful Paralympic athletes, who sits on the BBC board, Baroness Grey-Thompson is a sought-after motivational speaker.

Steven Norris

Steven Norris is a Conservative politican, a member of Parliament for over fourteen years and an experienced businessman.

Steve Cunningham

When Steve Cunningham speaks at a conference or event, "even the most hard bitten of audiences find it tough to disguise a watery eye or lump in the throat".

Steve Cram

Steve Cram is one of the world’s most successful middle distance athletes of all time.

Stephane Garelli

World authority on competitiveness

Sir Trevor McDonald OBE

British newsreader, presenter, investigative journalist and host, Sir Trevor McDonald OBE has had an incredible career that has made him synonyms with the media.

Sir Matthew Pinsent CBE

Matthew is now one of only 5 athletes to win 4 consecutive Gold medals.