Journalist and broadcaster. Hosts BBC 5Live's morning programme 5Live Daily. She co-hosts The Pledge on Sky News and is the youngest presenter on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour.She has recently joined Newsnight as one of their three main presenters.
Tech journalist and television presenter, best known as a presenter on The Gadget Show, Channel 5
Comedian, actor, writer and MC. Member of The Cutting Edge team at The Comedy Store. Has taken 5 shows to the Edinburgh fringe and as well as performing his own stand up writes regularly for TV and radio comedy shows.
Andy is a Paralympian who regularly speaks to corporate audiences about performance and has also taken his presentations international, where he specializes in creating bespoke itineraries for organisations.
Popular all round entertainer whose credits take in the West End, small screen and TV shows. Has broad appeal.
The young CEO of Europe’s fastest growing marketing agency, Social Chain. By harnessing social media he has created the most cutting-edge agency and works with some of the biggest brands in the world.
Author of The Dark Net and Radicals and presenter of the BBC Two Documentary Series Secrets of Silicon Valley. Jamie speaks expertly on important topics such as cyber security, internet cultures and surveillance technologies.
Marie-Noelle is French by birth, but has lived in the UK for over 30 years. Originally a teacher, she was invited to be a director of the WISE campaign which encourages women into Science and Engineering. A motivational speaker for over 20 years, she is also a very amusing after dinner choice.
Marie-Noelle Barton MBE
Dave made his name originally taking Wimbledon from non-league football to Premiership status, playing the long ball game. His powers of motivation are legendary and he has often spoken at management functions on team building.
Jeremy Bates is a former professional tennis player. During his career, he won two Grand Slam mixed doubles titles. After retiring from the professional circuit, he served as the captain of Britain's Davis Cup team.
Helen Bauer is a brilliant comedian and award nominee for the Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer in 2019.
Jamie Baulch, who is often on television in shows like Question of Sport, is a British sprint athlete who has represented Wales at the Commonwealth Games.
Award winning green grocer, co-presenter of BBC1’s Eat Well For Less, Tomorrow’s Food and Truth or Scare, passionate about food, flowers and plants, consumer issues, waste and farming.
Business presenter on BBC World and News24. Former Russian correspondent and an experienced conference chair and facilitator.
Former Rugby player who has gone on to have a multi faceted career taking in roles in Harry Potter and presenting World’s Strongest Man and Crimewatch, as well as Rugby. At 6”10, he certainly has presence, and has become a fixture on the corporate circuit.
Peter has recently become Chairman of Arts Council England. Bazalgette was one of the leading figures in international TV production and media convergence, becoming global head of programme creation for Endemol and was responsible for hits like Big Brother and Deal or No Deal, as well as formats of his own such as Ready Steady Cook and Changing Rooms
Brilliant Irish comedian, writer and actor whose credits include QI, Live at the Apollo and 8 Out of 10 Cats.
A charismatic TV presenter, Mary Beard is Professor of classics at the University of Cambridge and Royal Academy of Arts professor of ancient literature and the classics editor of the Times Literary Supplement and author of the blog which appears in The Times as a regular column entitled "A Don's Life".
Chris is best known for Gardener's World and the Flying Gardener while being a regular voice on Gardener's Questions Time on Radio 4.
To many Newcastle United supporters of the modern generation, Peter Beardsley is recognised as the best player to have pulled on the black and white shirt. And without doubt the locally born striker ranks with the most eminent of men to have played for the club in its long history.
Musician renowned for his beatboxing skills and use of sophisticated music technology to loop and sample his vocals in front of an audience, creating sounds that amaze, confound and amuse.
Beato Burritto - Brilliant Mexican/Mariachi style band who can entertain at the table, on stage or even doing walk ups.
Brilliant comedian and raconteur. Cally is a senior media exec by day, and stand up by night, so understands events from both client and performer side. Her keynote speeches include "The Secret Seller" looking at how you master the art of the "sell" and "What The Most Successful People Do At Work" where she looks at what the most successful people have in common and how you can be like them! An informative, funny and above all practical talk!
Former captain of the British Lions and Question of Sport team captain for 10 years. Also a successful businessmen with a thriving export textiles business for which he has won a Queen's Awards for Export Excellence.
Tanya is an experienced business journalist, anchor-woman and reporter. She presented the BBC World News Today: Business Edition and the business section on Radio 4 Today programme. An Oxford graduate, Tanya spent 3 years broadcasting from New York for the BBC.
Popular comedian who plays on his working class roots juxtaposition by his middle class girlfriend. An ever increasing number of credits including 8 Out of 10 Cat, Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week.
TV and radio presenter whose career began in Mumbai, Nikki became widely known via the BBC Asian Network. She has recently completed a documentary series Bollywood Britain for BBC Radio 2 and presents the property series To Buy or Not to Buy on BBC1.
Well known property developer and presenter of Channel 4's Property Ladder among many other property related programmes.
Adventurer and the only British woman to have climbed K2. She climbed Everest just weeks after having a serious operation. Inspirational storyteller
Olympic skier, TV presenter, adventurer and journalist, regarded as one of the finest downhill skiers the UK has ever produced. Five time Olympian, he was named Ski Champion of Britain eight times during his competitive career.
Sports presenter who has covered some major events including the Burghley Horse Trials, British Touring Car Championships, Royal Ascot and the Grand National. Lead presenter on ITV Racing.
Regular contributor to BBC's The One Show and has guest presented Something for the Weekend with Tim Lovejoy (now Sunday Brunch on C4). Started out on Blue Peter.
Former deputy editor-in-chief of HuffPost, Poorna is a published author who talks about women in business, wellness and mental health. Poorna’s husband sadly suffered from mental health issues which resulted in his suicide – a subject she delicately dealt with in her first book.
Engineer, TV & radio broadcaster whose credits include Tomorrow's World and The Big Bang. A popular science presenter, committed to promoting science to young people through the STEM campaign.
Self styled Historian of the Future. Happy to write a specific speech to a brief such as future trends in a specific market; issues that are likely to affect certain sectors etc.
Award winning CNN journalist who has interviewed key international figures from Mikhail Gorbachev to Alan Greenspan. His wide ranging international business experience and engaging style make him a top speaker and moderator.
As schoolboy, Phil won 3 Schoolboy International Caps and 4 Youth International Caps. He joined Llanelli RFC in 1967 and played for them for 16 seasons. He was captain for six consecutive seasons during which time the team won the Welsh Cup three times. Phil played 29 times for Wales, winning two Grand Slams and three Triple Crowns. He captained for two seasons (eight games) and won two Triple Crowns and one Grand Slam as captain.
Dewsbury-born Bentley was a key figure in the Lions 2-1 Test success in South Africa in 1997 and is one of the elite body of players to have gained international honours in both Rugby Union and League.
Sanchia Berg is a senior BBC reporter/correspondent on Radio 4's Today Programme and on BBC2's Newsnight, specialising in Education and Social Affairs
Entrepreneur and business networking guru who now helps companies and individuals develop and grow.
Leading Cher tribute artist who can also perform with her husband in a variety of guises
Broke the now legendary Watergate story, with fellow journalist Bob Woodward, which led to the resignation of President Nixon. A keynote speaker on American political/media culture.
The doyenne of family cookery, specialising in Aga cookery, cakes and desserts. Judge on The Great British Bake Off, she has written over 50 best selling cookery books, including the Classic Aga Cookbook and Mary Berry's Complete Cookbook.
Cambridge Educated, former professional poker player, Caspar uses poker as a metaphor to look at our attitude to Risk Taking & Decision Making, and "Why We Do What We do" and how we can conquer our fear of failure. A thought provoking speaker.
Richard Bevan is Chief Executive of the League Managers' Association an organisation he joined on the 1st January 2008 after 11 very successful years as Chief Executive of the Professional Cricketers' Association.
Bob is probably the only person ever to have been awarded an MBE by the Queen for after dinner speaking. Has made appearances on Countdown and has lots of sporting stories …always a hit with men of a certain age!
Bob 'the Cat' Bevan MBE
Best known for his roles in Goodness Gracious Me and The Kumars At No. 42, Sanjeev is an experienced actor and screenwriter. A popular awards host, presenter and speaker.
One of the most popular commentators in world cricket, Harsha Bhogle is an expert analyst of the sport and a highly respected journalist and presenter.
Sex and relationship therapist, media personality and lifestyle host.
Cobra Beer founder. Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea is an entrepreneur and business, leadership and marketing speaker.
Simon Biltcliffe, MD of Webmart and IoD Director of the Year 2010, is a business speaker with a difference. Direct, fun, challenging hairy and off-the-wall, he is a great motivator in a business environment.
Diana is a trained journalist and presents British Formula 3 and GT Championship in conjunction with Channel 4 and Hay Fisher Productions. She is also the face of 'Motorsport UK for ITV1 and currently fronts the 'Late Night Sport' for Channel 5.
One of the best-known faces on television in Scotland, presenting the BBC's Reporting Scotland and a regular on their election and Hogmanay coverage.
Iconic former cricket umpire with a nice line in anecdotes that underline his status as a professional Yorkshireman
Founder of The Big Issue in 1991, now the world's most successful street magazine. An inspirational business leader and advocate of social change.
Andrew Bird is a top headline comedy act, up and down the country and has performed all round the world.
Markus Birdman is a brilliant stand up who works across the Globe telling jokes, stories and anecdotes. A hit at all the major Comedy Festivals. Markus spoke at our Speaker Drinks on in January 2019.
Founder and director of Clean Air in London. After a long career in banking he took up campaigning for the environment, and is now internationally recognised for championing the fight against pollution and the campaign for clean air.
Financial expert, TV presenter, author, journalist, business commentator and humourist. She de-mystifies money and gives practical advice to help people get out of debt and manage their finances. Money expert and TV personality who puts the ‘funny’ into ‘money’.
Liverpool comedian with his own BBC 1 Show whose brakthrough came on Michael McIntyre. His gift for storytelling and his own unique brand of observational humour make his a top choice for corporate events