Popular and versatile presenter with various TV credits. Always goes down well at corporate events.
One of the UK's leading broadcasters on architecture, Tom presents Ch4 series The Secret Life of Buildings. He has been the Times' architecture critic, writes regularly for The Guardian and is writing the official book of the design of the Olympic Park.
Broadcaster and former BBC Director General who led wholesale change at the corporation, although was forced to leave after the Hutton report.
Sports TV presenter and lead anchor for the Barclays Premier League global broadcasts. Known for football and broadcasting from Asia on ESPN, he has covered football World Cups and interviewed sports and show business celebrities.
Former foreign correspondent (beats have covered the US and Middle East) who is now a regular contributor to BBC news, including Radio 4’s Royal coverage.
Top TV magician and illusionist who is in huge demand world wide
Presenter on BBC World News and BBC Radio 4 'The World Tonight'. An experienced conference chair and moderator
Experienced journalist and news broadcaster who has covered terrorist attacks, floods, riots and world news events from Beirut and Belgrade.
Stand up comic, author, actress and the first woman to win the Perrier Award. Regularly featured on TV in Grumpy Old Women, This Morning and Loose Women and in theatre, including the acclaimed Vagina Monologues.
US comedian and writer who splits his time between here and the States. Alex is one of the comedy industry’s fastest rising young stars. Previous winner of the Fosters Comedy Award for best newcomer. Was my pick of the Fringe this year,
Frances's latest book, "Winning The Game of Life" suggests tools for personal success and motivation and embraces techniques employed by many of Britain's foremost captains of industry and top sportsmen and women. Author and highly talented public speaker who speaks 6 languages.
Former American tennis player whose business career began in the oil industry. His passion for art and architecture led him to research and write about the Monuments Men, who saved the world's greatest art treasures during WWII.
Huw Edwards - BBC 10 O'Clock news main presenter and popular corporate host/chair.
Jonathan Edwards' extraordinary achievements on the track have earned him a place in history as one of the World's greatest and most loved athletes. Since retiring he was instrumental in the London 2012 bid and is a BBC commentator. He talks about the business of 2012.
Battling perilous seas around Cape Horn was easy compared to fighting off creditors and winning back her reputation after a massive dispute with the Qatar officialdom forced round the world yacht hero Tracy Edwards into bankruptcy.
Perhaps the greatest scrum-half ever and arguably the finest rugby union player of all time.
Rick Edwards is a presenter and writer who came to prominence on T4 and did a lot of the Paralympics coverage. Has a natural science degree from Cambridge.
Infamous British ski jumper who took part in the Winter Olympics against all odds, the worse he performed, the more the public loved him! His story has recently been made into a film. Really lovely speaker who charms the audience with his story of achieving against the odds.
Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards
Winner of the 2018 Amused Moose comedy award, Tania Edwards is a hugely talented stand-up comedian and writer.
Anarchist Cook and a performer like no other. A unique stand up comedian who often cooks using hotel-room equipment (iron, kettle, trouser-press etc.)
Best known as a Blue Peter presenter she has presented programmes across the networks on gardens, cars, holidays and childcare. She is the mother of singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor.
Shaun is a wolf behaviour expert who conducts research in a unique and sometimes controversial way
Former Dragon's Den member. She came to fame setting up experience company Red Letter Days which ignominously went bust and was sold to fellow dragon Peter Jones and Theo Pathitis. She talks about bouncing back from failure.
Former editor of Glamour magazine, the highest-selling monthly women's magazine in Britain and Europe now Editor of YOU Magazine. Jo has won editor of the year 5 times, is regularly asked to speak at conferences and corporate events about the magazine business, women in business and finding the right work/life balance.
Badminton player who has achieved international success at the very top of the game. World Champion, No. 1 in the world rankings at mixed doubles, European, Commonwealth and All England Champion and Olympic silver medallist in Athens 2004.
En Masse are a fifty strong pop/soul choir formed in 1996 by Robin Gair. They perform regularly to capacity audiences and they are recording artistes in their own right having produced CD singles and two albums.
Co-founder of Bremont Chronometers with his brother, he tells the inspiring story of how they overcame tragedy to follow their passion for watches and create a truly unique world class brand.
A visionary strategic thinker and leader, with proven capability delivering strategic and operational transformation. Diplomatically trained with outstanding inter-personal and media communication skills; uniquely capable of uniting stakeholders (national and international), in common purpose. Awarded Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire – Military Division (CBE) in June 2017.
Jessica Ennis-Hill was the Golden girl of the London 2012 Olympics. She took the gold in the multi-discipline heptathlon to the delight of the nation
Yossi is Head of Digital at Electra Consumer Products who also managed the ao.com brand across Europe. He shares his experiences and case studies at events all round the world.
A stunning electric string quartet that fuses contemporary sounds with classical instruments to create sensational music. The four talented girl musicians caused a sensation in the final of ITV's 'Britain's Got Talent' in 2008.
Gavin Esler is an award winning television and radio broadcaster, writer and journalist. A former member of the Newsnight presenting team. He also anchored BBC News 24 since 1997 and reported for news and documentary programmes across Europe, Russia, China and North and South America.
Ieuan has made seven appearances for the British Lions and is a member of the elite band of Triple Lions Tourists, touring in Australia 1989, New Zealand 1993 and South Africa 1997, where a groin injury ended his trip prematurely.
Les flew Concorde with British Airways as a Senior First Officer for 4 years between 1999 and its end of service in 2003. He was privileged to fly the last commercial Concorde service from London to New York in October 2003.
One of Britain's most high profile presenters and broadcasting entrepreneurs. Shows include the Big Breakfast, TFI Friday, Don't Forget Your Toothbrush. A fan of fast cars and a collector of Ferraris,
Commanding a strong stage presence and an excellent audience rapport, John exudes professionalism to captivate audiences everywhere. A regular on the corporate circuit he has spoken for numerous companies and trade associations.
Pippa is a very experienced corporate performer. She’s a brilliant stand up and a regular on The Now Show, in addition to other guest appearances on I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue and Just A Minute. Pippa is able to write and perform a song tailored to the awards so there’s a strong element of personalisation available which always goes down brilliantly.
established act on the stand-up comedy circuit and well known to listeners of Radio 4 comedy programmes. TV includes The Michael McIntyre Roadshow and Celebrity Mastermind; most recently heard on Radio 4's Simon Evans Goes to Market in which he satirised business markets such as property and oil.
The distinctive voice of Clive Everton has been heard commentating on snooker for the BBC and other broadcasters since 1978.
Co-founder of Green & Black's, the world's first organic chocolate, and the first Fairtrade marked product. The tale of how it all began has become a blueprint for sustainable business everywhere, studied in business schools and featured in countless newspaper stories, from Newsweek to the UK's The Daily Telegraph.
Former Lord Treasurer, and member of Blair's inner circle (he has known Blair for over 35 years, and even shared a flat as students). Oversaw wholesale reform while a minister, when he was responsible for Â£10bn budgets and over 22,000 employees.
Venetia is a TV presenter, producer and content creator. After graduating in English Literature and Film from Warwick University, she kick-started her career at MTV, where she produced their flagship show, MTV News.
Author of Taming the Lion - 100 secret strategies for Investing and was one of the panellists on the BBC's Dragon's Den. Despite an impoverished up bringing, Richard has gone onto be one of the most acclaimed investors around.
Brilliant football impressionist who has appeared on Football Focus, Soccer AM and Match of the Day having originally found fame on YouTube.
Legendary former captain of the Australian rugby union team which won the 1991 World Cup at Twickenham
A genuine sporting great who excelled in rugby league before switching to rugby union. He played a key role as interim England rubgy union coach, refocusing the team in 2012.
An award winning entrepreneur and disrupter, Jackie’s latest venture is REBEL Pi an ice wine brand. She is also the “Former Young Entrepreneur of the Year” and “Media Disrupter of the Year” recipient.
Actress and broadcaster who has starred in Dangerfield, Spooks and Holby City and who won Celebrity MasterChef in 2010.
Journalist and sports presenter. She has worked for ITV, CNN, BBC World Service and ESPN, and has interviewed high-profile African figures and football celebrities.
Author and journalist best known for the companion books to the Downton Abbey TV drama series.
Revered scholar and historian and author of The Ascent Of Money and a prolific commentator on contemporary politics and economics.
Bryan Ferry - Renowned singer and Roxy Music front man
A riotously funny show about science - brimming with unashamed geekery.
Festival of the Spoken Nerd
From Jamaica to the Arctic, Dwayne is the first young black Briton to walk to the North Pole. A victim of gangs, and gun and knife crime - he has turned his life around. An inspiring motivational speaker.
The World's Greatest Living Explorer. Sir Ranulph holds the current world record as being the only person ever to have climbed Mount Everest and crossed both Antarctica and the Arctic Ocean via the Poles.
An academic, writer and businesswoman and an authoritative speaker on the Millennial Generation. She speaks eloquently and with authority on what employees can expect from the Millennial Generation in terms of their attitude to work, their consumer habits, voting preferences and their role as citizens. Hosted and spoke at our Millennial Speaker Afternoon Tea.
Astrophysicist and the driving force behind one of Europe's newest stargazing facilities, the Kielder Observatory.
Courtney Fingar is the editor-in-chief of fDi Magazine, a specialist publication from the Financial Times, and the head of content for its associated data division, fDi Intelligence.
Executive Editor, columnist and chief leader writer of The Times. He writes a popular weekly political column and "Fink Tank", a statistical column on football. A regular guest on Newsnight and The Daily Politics, Daniel is an engaging public speaker.
Daniel Finkelstein OBE
Pete Firman is the UK’s leading comedian/magician and a TV regular, most recently seen on ‘The Next Great Magician’ (ITV1), ‘Tonight at the London Palladium’ (ITV1), ‘Let’s Sing & Dance for Comic Relief’ (BBC1) and Tommy Cooper Forever (ITV1).