Please select a sport to view speakers by their sporting discipline such as Football, Rugby, Athletics etc.
You can narrow down your search from the below categories or use the search function. Need guidance? Give us a call on: +44 (0) 20 3740 3640 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Manager of Portsmouth. Former Arsenal & England captain.
Nicola Adams OBE is a recently retired double Olympic Gold Medallist, WBO World Champion and is officially Great Britain’s most successful female boxer of all time.Cancan in the final to claim the first Olympic women's boxing gold medal
Nicola Adams OBE
Ade Adepitan is a paralympian basketball player, television sports commentator and actor. He contracted polio as a young child and is now a champion of disability sports. A fine role model.
BBC Test Match Special commentator affectionately known as 'Aggers'. A former professional cricketer with Leicestershire, Aggers is very much voice of summer for many!
Olympic gold medal winner, Ben Ainslie is the most successful competitive British sailor in history.He gained this title through being one of only three athletes to win medals in sailing at five different Olympic Games.
Former Athlete and renowned motivational speaker. Kriss is a 3 x Olympic medallist, World, European and Commonwealth Champion.
Chemmy is a 4 x Winter Olympian, 7 x British National Overall Champion and the only British female skier to ever win a run in a World Cup. She has 44 gold medals!
Sometime actor and comedian who's been on McIntyre's Roadshow and Live at the Apollo. Terry's act is unique: a mixture of the surreal, part physical comedy, part beatbox, infused with clever satire and even the odd observation. Was on Let's Dance for Sport Relief as Tina Turner and has been in Eastenders.
Antoine Allen is a TV presenter who focuses on Sports and social affairs reporting. He has presented at two champions League Finals, The Asian Athletics championship in India and the rugby world cup.
Alex Alley's challenge came during the Global Challenge Round the World Yacht Race, where he led his team in some of the world's most hostile environments, non-stop 24 hrs a day for eight weeks.
Maggie Alphonsi MBE is an England World Cup Winner and the face of International women’s rugby. Arguably one of the most well-known names in women’s team sports on the planet.
Eni Aluko is a British-Nigerian football executive, commentator, and former professional player, who is the director of women's football at Aston Villa. Before retiring from professional football Aluko last played as a forward for Juventus. She has over 100 caps for England.
Mike enjoyed an illustrious career that saw him graduate from Cambridge University to England captain via Lancashire CCC, accumulating 115 Test caps and 7,728 runs (at 37.69) in the process.
Mike Atherton OBE
One of Britain's most consistent and popular athletes Steve is firmly established as one of the all time greats of javelin. He is the only British track and field competitor to win medals at three different Olympics,Barcelona, Atlanta and Sydney. He has recently created a speech specifically aimed at getting teams to adapt and thrive under the changes brought about by COVID lockdowns.
Steve Backley, OBE
Natasha Baker is a 5 time Paralympic equestrian champion. She works tirelessly to change the perception of disability, to inspire the next generation of Paralympic athletes and to show the world that despite people's challenges, incredible things can be achieved!
Natasha Baker MBE
Clare Victoria Balding OBE is a broadcaster, journalist, and author. She currently presents for BBC Sport, Channel 4, BT Sport, is the current president of the Rugby Football League. She is a popular and versatile choice for the corporate market who is comfortable hosting, chairing or speaking. Very inspirational.
Clare Balding OBE
Sue's bubbly personality and professionalism have made her the UK's leading female sports presenter. Over the last twelve years she has established herself as a key figure on the BBC Sports team, fronting such television coverage as The Olympics, Grandstand and of course, Wimbledon. She is also the presenter of the ever-popular sports quiz A Question of Sport.
Sue Barker OBE
One of the first high profiles black footballers who made his name at Watford before moving to Liverpool in 1987. His international career with England started at the age of 19 and he went on to win 79 caps before retiring and becoming a TV pundit.
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.
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.
Jamie Baulch -Multi Award winning British sprint athlete who has represented Wales at the Commonwealth Games.
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.
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.
Peter Beardsley MBE
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.
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.
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.
Former rugby player who is one of the elite who have gained international honours in rugby union and rugby league. His motivational speeches are popular with business and sporting audiences
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
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.
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.
Iconic former cricket umpire with a nice line in anecdotes that underline his status as a professional Yorkshireman
Former athlete turned commentator and popular motivational speaker. Roger's most memorable victory was as part of the 4 X 400m relay team in the Tokyo World championships – for the first time ever, they reversed the order of the runners (instead of slowest first, they went for the fastest) and succeeded in beating the Americans who were completely thrown by it!
Henry Blofeld is an Eton-educated former cricket commentator dubbed Blowers by the Test Match Special team. An authority on cricket, he's written several books on the subject and is an entertaining after dinner speaker.
Henry Blofeld OBE
Chris is a former English racing cyclist who won an individual pursuit gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics and broke the world hour record three times as well as wearing the yellow jersey on three separate occasions at the Tour de France. Possibly best remembered for his revolutionary bike designs.
Rob Bonnet presents sports on a variety of BBC programmes across radio and TV the including Radio 4 Today Programme, main evening news on One and BBC World News. Away from the studio he is a popular choice for corporate events.
Susan is a media trainer, having been a broadcast journalist for over 20 years. She presented the early morning business show on LBC radio having previously worked for the BBC, Sky and ITV. Experienced host, VOG and presenter.
Sir Ian Botham, OBE is a former England Test cricketer and Test team captain, and current cricket commentator. He was a genuine all-rounder and remains well known by his nicknames "Beefy" and "Guy the Gorilla". He is a committed charity fund raiser.
One of the triumphant members of the World Cup winning England team. Since retiring he's taken part in Dancing on Ice and is a regular sports pundit.
Sir Alan's assistant on The Apprentice and Vice Chairman of West Ham. Previously at Birmingham City, she turned the club form bankruptcy to profit, especially exploiting affinity deals - everything from credit cards to funerals! She was appointed to the House of Lords in 2014.
Co host of The Last Leg with Adam Hills and Josh Widdicombe. Alex is a sports journalist by trade who burst onto TV when he successfully auditioned for Channel 4 in their search for disabled talent to present the London 2012 Paralympics. Other appearances have included 8 Out of 10 Cats and Never Mind the Buzzcocks.
Sir Trevor Brooking CBE - Football player turned manager, on-air analyst and administrator.
Trevor Brooking CBE
Craig made his name internationally as Scottish national team football manager a post he was appointed to in November 1993 where he was both International Team manager and Technical Director. Craig had an outstanding record as Scotland Team Manager losing only five games in 27 competitive matches.
Bob Brown is an ultra distance runner. In 2004 he won the "Run Across America" which is a 3100 mile run from Huntington Beach, California on the West coast to New York on the east completed in 71 days (that's the equivalent of running 2 marathons a day for 71 days!). This follows coming 7th in the 2001 Trans-Australia Footrace in which he ran 50 miles per day for 65 days in the middle of the Australian summer (The heat was 50c at times).
Steve is an award-winning TV presenter, public speaker, wheelchair rugby player and coach. Having competed in the Paralympics, he is a regular presenter on Countryfile.
Frank Bruno is possibly the most popular boxer Britain has ever produced. A loveable personality, he sprung to prominence during his interviews with BBC Television's Harry Carpenter.
Vicki presents Fifth Gear on Channel Five and was a former Top Gear presenter alongside Jeremy Clarkson. She is an extensively published journalist in national magazines and newspapers anda regular contributor to TV and Radio.
Dee Caffari has sailed around the world six times. She is the first woman to have sailed single-handed and non-stop around the world in both directions and the only woman to have sailed non-stop around the world a total of three times..Dee speaks on self-belief, overcoming fears, motivation, teamwork & leadership.
Dee Caffari MBE
Unquestionably one of Britainâ€™s most successful and well known male sprinters who also had a career in football, spending two successful seasons with Newport FC and Weymouth FC. Currently presents Gamechangers on Sky.
Former Australia rugby captain who is widely regarded as the greatest rugby player of his generation. In an international career spanning 16 years, he played more test matches for Australia and scored more tries than any other player in the history of the game. He has a wealth of stories to tell!
Led England's revival in the late 1980s to become a world force in Rugby. After being appointed captain of his country in 1988, Will became England's longest-serving and one of the most successful skippers ever.
Former professional footballer and chairman of the Professional Footballer's Association. He has battled injury and depression, including a suicide attempt in Dec 2014, but has bounced back following a spell in rehab and is an inspiring speaker who can talk candidly on the subject.
Born in Stirling, Scotland on 16th November, 1942, it took a while for Wilie to take off in racing. He readily admits that in the early days he thought of quitting. However, he plugged on with the determination that was so evident in his energetic riding style. Willie was definitely the punter's pal as he gave all horses a ride.
Pat was a very successful tennis player during the 1980s and 1990s. Although he only won only one major Grand Slam Title, Pat`s flamboyant nature made him an exciting player to watch.
Andrew Castle is one of the most experienced live broadcasters in the UK. After retiring from professional tennis in 1992, the former men’s singles UK No. 1 has gone on to work with the UKs most respected broadcasting companies including Sky, the BBC, ITV, Smooth radio and LBC. Castle currently hosts LBC’s weekend breakfast show covering a range of major stories both in the UK and worldwide.
Currently rugby Attack coach who played a crucial role in winning the 2003 Rugby World Cup. He went on to successfully coach London Irish. He writes for the Sunday Telegraph and is Brand Ambassador for Clydesdale Bank. An inspirational after-dinner and motivational speaker.
Scottish TV Presenter and Former Royal Marine Commando with a remarkable story of rehabilitation and new beginnings. His media career took off by accident, after he competed in the Invictus Games and has led to roles on Channel 4’s Paralympic coverage, and even Strictly Come Dancing. Wowed us at a recent Speaker Taster Session.
Now the main football presenter on Sky Sports, since replacing Richard Keys, Ed has worked at the 2010 World Cup, has presented for Sky on both domestic and international rugby as well as 'Sports Sunday' on Sky Sports News.
A successful jockey who was given just 6 months to live when he was diagnosed with cancer. But after chemotherapy he returned to racing, most famously winning the Grand National on Aldaniti in 1981. His incredible story of courage and endurance was portrayed in the film Champion.
A highly popular member of the 1980's English Rugby Team, as a prop forward he played for Bath Rugby Football Club winning a host of medals.
Adrian Chiles - Former host of The One Show and Match of the Day 2 who is now back on 5 Live. A popular corporate presenter.
Former Liverpool, Tottenham and England goalkeeper, Ray Clemmence is a popular performer on the after dinner circuit.
Relaxed yet authoritative TV presenter, radio broadcaster, newspaper columnist and event host. Champion of the underdog - football and consumer.
Led and delivered the London 2012 Olympics, perfectly demonstrating his sporting, political and business skills. He is now at the IOC where he is undertaking a huge turnaround programme, again drawing on his many diplomatic skills which has seen him go from Olympic Gold Medallist to successful businessman, politician and now sports administrator.
Registered sport and exercise psychologist who is the head of the London Sport Institute at Middlesex University. An expert on the psychology of enhancing performance, she has worked for the likes of Tottenham Hotspur and Saracens and has appeared on the BBC's Inside Sport programme.
Ben Cohen MBE, is among the world's greatest athletes. He enjoyed a highly successful rugby career; scoring 31 tries and earning 57 caps; making him the third top try scorer behind Rory Underwood and Will Greenwood in the list of all-time England try scorers. In 2011, Ben retired at the top of his game to found the Ben Cohen StandUp Foundation;the world’s first foundation dedicated to raising awareness of the long-term, damaging effects of bullying.
Ben Cohen MBE
Former Manchester United, Newcastle and England International striker. The second-highest goalscorer in Premier League history.
Pierluigi Collina was widely regarded as one of the world's best football referees before his retirement in 2005. A financial advisor by profession, Pierluigi is a popular speaker on crisis management and high pressure situations.
Former boxing champion and one of Britain's great sporting characters. He had 39 fights with 34 wins and was British and European Champion. He had three successful defences before retiring in 1980 and as an actor has appeared in the West End in â€œBlood Brothersâ€.
Liv Cooke became the World Female Football Freestyle Champion at the age of 18 in 2017 and her skills with a football have taken her to all corners of the world.
Scottish Formula One racing driver who won 13 Grands Prix in a career spanning 15 seasons during which he raced for Williams, McLaren and Red Bull. By the time he retired from driving in 2008, he was the highest scoring British F1 driver. He has gone onto found a number of successful enterprises – including the production company that produces Channel 4’s coverage – and talks about how he’s transferred F1’s focus on performance and marginal gains, to other aspects of his life.
As a member of the legendary coxless fours alongside Sir Matthew Pinsent and Sir Steve Redgrave, James is a Double Olympic Champion and World Record holder. One of Britain's true sporting heroes he is a popular motivational speaker who has gone on to tackle numerous feats and fought back from serious brain injury.
James Cracknell OBE
British middle distance runner from the Coe Ovett era who is now a commentator on BBC Sport and popular motivational speaker. Very good at relating sporting success to commercial success, and in particular developing teams working towards a shared goal. For my money, one of the best value Olympic speakers.
Danny Crates is a Paralympic gold medallist, World champion, European champion, Paralympic World Cup winner and world record holder. He lost an arm in an accident when he was 21. An inspiring speaker and a top motivator.
Former Tottenham player who has become an integral part of the BBC's football unit. He is a regular reporter for Match of the Day and Football Focus and has presented a variety of sports programmes for BBC TV and radio. During the South Africa World Cup we supplied him to Castrol who were holding an event for senior management drawn from across the globe, and they were delighted with him.
Former British Olympic track athlete who is now regularly heard commentating on BBC Five Live radio. She is Co- Director of Extra Mile Media and Events and Co-Director of DS Media and Events.
Actor and presenter whose credits include Blue Peter and Catchphrase.
Football legend Kenny Dalglish is considered by many to be Liverpool's greatest player, and he was the club's first player/manager.
Now retired himself, Lawrence Dallaglio was a key member of the England team that won the 2003 Rugby World Cup and was re-appointed as captain after Martin Johnson retired.
Paraplegic adventurer and athlete who has pursued an ambitious programme of challenges with remarkable determination and won silver in the 2012 Paralympic Games. Karen is an extraordinary human being and is a highly sought after motivational speaker.
Former World, Commonwealth and Olympic swimmer, Sharron is now a popular commentator and sports journalist across the media.
He continues to work for the BBC on a freelance basis, covering the Olympics and Commonwealth Games and in the summer of 2012 could be heard commentating on the women's hockey. He has also appeared as a guest panellist on the long-running BBC game show, Call My Bluff.
Jonathan Davies's rugby career began in Union, where he excelled as fly-half for Neath and Llanelli. He was later appointed captain of the Wales 15. In 1989, Davies made the leap to League, from the "amateur" to the "professional" game, when he signed for Widnes.
Legendary snooker player who is renowned for his dry wit. Steve has also been a successful pool and poker player. He's also a radio DJ, and has played at Glastonbury!.
Jason Dawe co presents Used Car Roadshow on ITV and is a Sunday Times journalist and motor industry expert.
Part of the England squad that took the country to victory in the 2003 World Cup, and now a popular motivational speaker. He is immediately recognizable as team captain on BBC's 'A Question of Sport' as well as a rugby commentator for the BBC and Radio 5 Live.
David is a football entrepreneur and successful businessman who speaks about the business of football and the formation of the Premier League, of which he was a key instigator. The Premier League is now the most successful football league in the world while the story of its inception takes in subjects such as change and communication.
Ortis Deley is a British television presenter, radio DJ and actor. As of 2016, he is a presenter on The Gadget Show.
One of the main sports presenters for Sky News. He has fronted coverage of World Rally Championships for Ch 4 and ITV. An excellent awards host and MC, and delivers an after dinner talk on "How Not To Make It In Motorsport"
A true champion within the sport of horseracing, Frankie's talent is internationally recognised. A champion jockey and horseracing hero.
Renowned as one of the best motivational speakers today, his presentations are highly amusing and anecdotal, challenging and inspirational, making uncomfortable listening for anyone prepared to accept second best. Most memorably he made one small change at the '92 World Championships, reversing the order of the relay team (Akabusi, Black et al) to astonishing results.
Award winning businessman with a background in Formula One. MD of Xtrac, the world's largest and most successful motorsport transmission supplier with nearly 300 employees and a £40m turnover.
Kitrina has won at every level in golf. As an amateur winning 5 County Championships in succession, the Scottish Girls, Portuguese Ladies and British Amateur Championships in 1982. She represented England in three home internationals, the European U23`s Team Championships, the Ladies European Team Championships and represented Great Britain in the Curtis Cup and Vagliano Trophy.
popular Irish TV presenter with numerous credits to his name including Tomorrow's World and the Holiday Programme and ITV rugby shows; excellent corporate host
Retired Manchester United, Aston Villa, Coventry and Cambridge footballer. He has built a successful media career as a football pundit for the BBC, Sky and BT Sport.
The most successful jockey in English National Hunt Racing. Richard has gone on many challenges, including a 350-mile cross-country ski race to the Magnetic North Pole and 2,000 mile hike the length of Japan. A very lively and popular motivational speaker.
Fitness expert and adventurer, best known for becoming the first person in history to swim 1780 miles in 157 days around Great Britain.
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.
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
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.
The distinctive voice of Clive Everton has been heard commentating on snooker for the BBC and other broadcasters since 1978.
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.
Former All Blacks captain whose a highly motivational speaker. He draws on his experiences with the All Blacks, one of the most feared rugby sides in the world famous for their war dance before each match, drawing analogies between business and sport; in particular the turn around of the All Black fortunes under his leadership.
Paul built and ran the Ricoh Arena, Reebok and McAlpine Stadiums. A former Burnley footballer, he has had success on both the team sheet and the balance sheet. He's recently written a thriller alongside Alastair Campbell, a Burnley fan. Excellent speaker and very good on teamwork.
Former Director of Football Operations at Chelsea Football Club, Mike is recognised for driving innovation and cutting edge methods across the high performance world of European soccer. Mike Forde helps today's leaders understand best practices in leadership, talent and data management and how to create a competitive advantage.
Former Olympic and international swimming star, Mark has developed a career as TV presenter, model, and motivational and after dinner speaker. He is passionate about inspiring people, especially children, to be active and 'reach for the stars'.
Former football striker and manager. A natural scorer and was the 6th highest goalscorer in the Premier League. Best remembered for his time at Liverpool.
Equestrian. An all time great who won his 50th international 3-day event in 2012. He has represented GB for 17 years and was the first British rider to reach world rankings. Has Olympic team silver at Athens and London 2012.
Johnny Francome - Former jockey who was a regular presenter on Channel 4 racing
John Francome MBE
Former top athlete and four time Olympian, Donna holds the rare distinction of representing Great Britain at four successive Olympic Games (1996, 2000, 2004 and 2008). She now focuses on motivational and inspirational presentations to companies, schools and universities. Olympian – Keynote Speaker – Strategist!
Donna Fraser OBE
A former Manchester United apprentice as a winger, Barryâ€™s playing career involved brief spells with Bolton Wanderers, Luton Town and Leyton Orient, before he retired prematurely due to injury. He has managed Dunstable Town, Bedford Town, Maidstone United, Southend United, Barnet, Birmingham City and Peterborough United. Fry is currently director of football at Peterborough.
Russell has been presenting BBC World Service's Sportsworld for 10 years. An experienced football and sports commentator and reporter, he has anchored the past 3 Olympics, covered major international tennis, golf and cricket.
Bernard Gallacher is synonymous with professional golf. He has played in the Ryder Cup eight times, was captain in 1995 and has notched up many victories on the European Tour. He is regarded as a "golf day specialist", is an accomplished speaker and a leading media commentator.
Involved in Formula One for over 25 years, Mark combines his media broadcasting background with his vast knowledge of the inner workings of Formula One. He is one of the most prolific speakers from the exciting world of Grand Prix racing.
A prolific county batsman who amassed nearly a hundred centuries over his long career, Mike captained England and was the last English Captain to retain the Ashes in Australia.
From promising young footballer to world class sprinter, Adam ran in the 2012 Olympics, making the semi finals in the 100m. He also competed in the 200m in the 2013 World Championships in Moscow. He took the Silver medal in the 100m sprint at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and Gold in the 200m at the European Athletics Championships.
Double Olympic medallist and former World, European and Commonwealth swimming champion. Nick is also a sports commentator and broadcaster as well as having his own sports communications and development business.
Nick Gillingham MBE
Andy Goldstein is a very witty and charismatic presenter. Currently he hosts Andy Goldstein's Sports Bar on Talksport and regularly sits in on other shows. He can also currently be heard hosting Drive Time every Friday. Also a highly regarded Sports Presenter on TV.
The most controversial aspect of Gooch's career came in 1982 when he decided to lead the first England rebel tour of South Africa. Renowned England and Essex cricketer.
The twin misfortunes of losing his hair when he was 10 years old and being dyslexic spurred Duncan on to win Olympic Gold for the 100m Breaststroke in Moscow.
Louise Goodman is an award-winning TV presenter and journalist with over 20 years of media and motor racing experience. Her informative and entertaining style has kept her in demand for hosting conferences, Awards ceremonies and live events, working with a wide range of corporate clients.
Pete Goss knows better than most people the risks and dangers having already clocked up well over 250,000 nautical sea miles.
Lucy Gossage is a 12 x Ironman champion and oncologist. With little sporting background she entered her first triathlon as a dare while working as a junior doctor in 2006. Over the following decade she became one of the most well-known, popular and successful professional long distance triathletes in the world.
Darren Gough is a former Essex, England and Yorkshire cricketer and captain. He also appeared on the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing and is now a fixture on Talk Sport.
Coventry-born Gould is one of only three men to have managed Coventry City for two separate spells.
Former England Cricket captain, and one of the most naturally gifted players of his generation. Recently retired as a commentator on Sky, he is an amusing speaker, and bit of a throwback to the Gentleman and Players era; David very much the former!
Britain's most successful female rower. With Olympic gold in 2012 she has medalled in four consecutive Olympic games.
Katherine Grainger DBE
David Graveney is recognised as the secret power behind the 2006 Ashes success and has prospered both on and off the field.
Former Everton & Scottish Footballer, Andy is a Sky Sports Pundit and now based out of Qatar but has returned to commentate for several games for BT Sport - an after dinner speaker.
Former Tottenham, Chelsea and England who was one half of the infamous Saint & Greavsie. Very popular on the corporate circuit, and still a regular face and voice on TV and Radio.
Former Rugby player who was part of the World Cup winning squad in 2003. His speaking topics include leadership, teamwork, attitude and the importance of self-belief.
At the London 2012 Olympic Games Alex raced in the men's four and won gold. The crew led from the start in a magnificent final. Alex has also twice won gold in the rowing World Championships.
Ruud started his football career in 1979 signing for the professional club Haarlem making his league debut at the age of sixteen. He found acclaim at Chelsea where he ended up as player manager, and coined the phrase ‘sexy football’.
Sally has a special place in the nation's hearts as one of Britain's most popular female sportspeople. She is the only woman ever to hold four major track titles concurrently - Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth - and yet had to fight back from numerous injury setbacks. Does a lot of consultancy work with clients, setting up programmes to get their staff more engaged in physical activity and health.
Former rugby player and one of the most brilliant talents. A player of astonishing natural gifts. Now a regular rugby pundit for the BBC and programme presenter.
On figures alone Sir Richard Hadlee stands among the greatest of post war all rounder cricketers. Only Botham, Kapil Dev and Imran Khan join him in the ranks of those who have scored more than 3,000 runs while taking more than 300 wickets in Test matches.
Eddie Hall is the World's Strongest Man. The number one. He can lift cars, pull planes, throw beer barrels. He is the only person ever to deadlift half a tonne - 500kg!
World class international fencer, currently ranked second in Britain and poised to help GB win the first Olympic fencing medal since 1954.
Legendary Liverpool player. Now a sought-after football speaker. Formerly played for Bayern Munich, Newcastle United, Manchester City and MK Dons.
Born with Spastic Diplegia, Nic Hamilton was told that he would never walk and would spend his life reliant on a wheelchair. Today he is a regular in the British Touring Car Championship. Nic talks candidly about the many challenges he has faced throughout his life, and the mindset and techniques he has used to overcome them.
Best known as pint sized co presenter of Top Gear, he has also presented a number of science programmes, and can talk about how modern media engages with audiences of varying age groups not just through programmes, but also through online support.
Former Liverpool and Scotland football international who is now a Match of the Day pundit.
It was during the boxing super heavyweight finals at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney that the nation stayed up until the early hours of the morning to watch Audley Harrison punch his way to a remarkable gold medal victory, becoming the first British heavyweight in 32 years to top the boxing podium.
Former England Rugby Captain who racked up almost a century of caps, winning three Six Nations titles including the Grand Slam in 2016, three months after he was appointed Captain. A great choice for inspirational speaking.
Gavin retired from International rugby after the 1995 World Cup in South Africa having played 61 times for his country, 20 of them as Captain. He scored over 700 points in official Test Matches, placing him second behind Australia's Michael Lynagh in the list of all time record point scores.
Emma is the first team manager of Chelsea FC Women and is the only female manager to win the Double - the FAWSL title and FA Cup.
London 2012 Olympian and the reigning Commonwealth Heptathlon Champion. A sportswoman, health and fitness expert, model, personal trainer, presenter, young entrepreneur, and radio and TV personality. She is naturally outgoing, full of energy, passionate and charismatic.
Following a successful rugby career, he wowed TV audiences on Strictly Come Dancing. With over 50 international rugby caps and over 200 appearances for Leicester he has become a popular choice on the conference circuit. After retirement from rugby he worked for Credit Suisse.
Anna Hemmings was 6 times World Kayak Champion and is a truly motivating speaker. Anna fought back from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME) to regain her European and World titles. Drawing on her own experiences, she inspires her audience and shows how you can achieve anything you put your mind to.
Widely recognised as one of the greatest all-round racing drivers in the history of motorsport, he is among an exclusive club of British drivers to have enjoyed a successful career in Formula 1. Throughout his incredible career in F1, Johnny was at the forefront of the sport, testing himself against some true greats.
Olympic and World Champion gold medallist cox, Garry is the BBC's chief rowing correspondent. His role as cox in a rowing team is all about providing the leadership and focus around which the individual rowers come together as a team working in unison. Garry has carried over his success into other areas of his life and is a speaker not defined by his sports past but his future based on the setting of new challenges!
Richard Hill was part of the England squad for the 2003 Rugby Union World Cup. Appointed England Rugby Senior Team Manager in 2016.
Damon was the 1996 Formula One World Champion, and son of the late double Formula One world champion Graham Hill. A former head of the BRDC he continues to take an active role in motor racing, and is an inspiring speaker drawing on focus, mental health and leadership.
Popular sports presenter – he was a regular on BBC Breakfast and Watchdog, as well as Cash in the Attic. Won Strictly Come Dancing in 2009.
Kelly Holmes victory in the Athens 800 and 1500 metres Olympic finals proved one thing that her fans always knew: she's one of the most talented middle distance runners Great Britain has ever had. Since retiring she was a tireless supporter of London 2012, and is a popular motivational speaker.
The first disabled yachtsman to sail solo around Great Britain. Geoff Holt has faced adversity, challenged limits and inspires others to maintain a positive attitude no matter what the challenges ahead. He is passionate about creating opportunities for others.
John Hoskison was a professional golfer whose world was shattered when he hit and killed a cyclist. He received a 3 year sentence, served in some of the toughest prisons. Now he teaches, plays on the PGA seniors tour but also talks about his career, prison and the extreme highs and lows of his life to help motivate and inspire others.
The hero of London 2012 Olympics, and master of track cycling, Sir Chris Hoy surpassed Sir Steve Redgrave as Britain's most successful Olympian after adding keirin gold to his team sprint success, giving him a total of six Olympic golds and a silver.
Simon Hughes is known throughout cricket as The Analyst for his unique work on TV, radio and in newspapers explaining the game. He earned the name during Channel Four’s groundbreaking coverage of cricket 1999-2005 and won various awards for this role including Baftas and Royal Television Society Accolades.
Simon Hughes - Cricket's The Analyst
The face of BT Sport having previously presented F1 for the BBC. Very experienced.
Inspirational team leader and world-class British yachtsman;Conrad has had a lifetime of adventure and achievement. He draws on his experiences to motivate, inspire and instill leadership and self-belief.
Silver medallist at the London 2012 Olympics in a dramatic lightweight double sculls finals with Zac Purchase, when Denmark just pipped them to gold.
Sir Geoff Hurst MBE. Best known for his hat trick in the 1966 World Cup final. A successful business career followed and he was knighted in 1999 - a popular after dinner speaker
Since his retirement Nasser has joined Sky Sports for whom he works at home and abroad, giving his expert views during England Tests, One-Days and domestic cricket matches.
John has presented Five Live's coverage of many major sporting events including Wimbledon, the Olympic Games, World Cups (both football and rugby)and the Ryder Cup.
One of Britain’s foremost and highly regarded television presenters and sports broadcasters. From the Olympics, to Golf to Snooker to BBC news. Could do a speech on women in broadcasting/media drawing on her own experiences and career which has resulted in position as one of the BBC’s senior sports anchors.
In spite of retiring in 2003, Colin Jackson still holds the world record for the indoor 60m hurdles, He held the outdoor 110m hurdles (12.91 seconds set in the final of the 1993 World Championships) until it was finally bettered by Liu Xiang in 2006.
Ed Jackson’s professional rugby career spanned ten years. He played for Bath, Wasps, London Welsh and the Gwent Dragons before suffering a spinal cord injury In April 2017, which left him paralysed. Since then, he has been undergoing intensive rehabilitation and has defied the odds after being told he may never walk again.
Tom James - Double Olympic Gold Medallist rower 2012 & 2008 in the coxless four
Tom James MBE
First female to skipper in the Clipper Round the World yacht race when she was 28, guiding a team of amateur sailors and battling ferocious storms. Her motivational and inspirational speeches are inspired by the drama she has experienced on the high seas.
Pat Jennings - Legendary Arsenal and Northern Ireland goalkeeper and popular after dinner speaker.
Veteran Radio and TV broadcaster. David acquired the nickname "Kid" because he was the youngest radio presenter in Europe when he started. Since then he has worked for the BBC, Ted Turner, Capital and can currently be heard on Smooth Radio.
David 'Kid' Jensen
He is mostly known for captaining England to victory in the World Cup in 2003. He became the new England team manager in July 1st 2008
Four times Olympic Gold Medallist and 200/400m sprinting legend, Michael Johnson is the best 200m/400m sprinter in the history of track and field. Now a leading corporate motivational speaker.
Experienced radio presenter whose corporate specialities are awards ceremonies and sporting dinners. An MC, compere and interviewer who has worked alongside sporting legends Beckham, Bruno, Flintoff and Sir Alex Ferguson.
Sports presenter, best known on Sky Sports for his football coverage. He has also hosted international cricket matches and covered the London 2012 Olympics David is a popular host for corporate events and awards ceremonies.
"Vinnie" Jones is a film actor and ex-footballer, who played for Wales.
Former professional footballer who played over 650 games for various clubs and also managed Bradford City and Stoke City. Now a pundit on Sky Sports and on Soccer Saturday.
Legendary footballer and England international, arguably the best player/manager of his generation. Kevin managed Newcastle, Fulham and England and is keynote speeches are always very well received including insights into teamwork, leadership and man management. He even speaks German following his stints in the country when he won European Footballer of the year.
Former Sky Sports presenter who moved to Talksport before working in Qatar with fellow ex-Sky Sports Presenter Andy Gray
Supermodel, actress, petrol head and polo player. Her modelling career began when she was discovered at 15. A love of cars and speed has led her to compete in races. Co-host of The Classic Car Show.
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston - Achieved the first non stop solo circumnavigation of the globe. Inspiring motivational speaker.
Former Liverpool and Republic of Ireland international; now a Match of the Day pundit and popular speaker and host for corporate events.
A football legend at Southampton, he retired at the end of the 2002 season, but Saints fans will never forget how, almost single-handedly at times, he kept Saints in the Premiership, he is now a pundit on Sky TV.
Matt Le Tissier
Gary Leboff - world class business coach and sports psychologist who is a popular public speaker and has a monthly column in Golf Monthly.
Sports journalist, best known as the lead commentator for the BBC's Formula One TV coverage in 2009 and 2010, Jonathan has also been a football correspondent for the BBC as well as commentating regularly on Formula One races for BBC Radio 5 Live.
Jason Legend - Former England prop and member of the victorious 2003 World Cup winning squad. Brilliant after dinner speaker and raconteur.
Olympic gold heptathlete, presenter, broadcaster, and President of Commonwealth Games England.
Denise Lewis OBE
Former Head of Rugby at the Welsh Rugby Union and elite sports professional. A popular speaker who also draws on his life experiences from Sandhurst to taking on the challenges of Everest and the North Pole and has 14 yearsâ€™ experience as a management consultant.
Former footballer who has become a sports presenter and Match of the Day host.
Popular consumer champion with shows like Don't Get Done Get Dom, Cowboy Builders and is a regular One Show contributor.
David Lloyd - former England cricket team coach and brilliant after dinner speaker.
Former Daybreak presenter and former tennis professional. A regular presenter on TalkSport
Former International gymnast who is married to Scottish Rugby International Kenny Logan. Gaby presents Inside Sport on BBC and is a popular event chair and host.
Matthew Lorenzo - Sky Sports and Talk Sport presenter. Also a popular corporate presenter and media trainer.
Michael Lynagh - Former Australian fly-half now a sports pundit and journalist who is available for corporate events.
Gary Mabbutt - Spurs legend and popular face for corporate events.
Around the world skipper and extraordinary female sailor.
Former ladies rally champion and TV presenter. Penny is an accomplished and powerful motivational speaker who has set up a number of businesses. Her latest book “World Class Thinking, World Class Behaviour” has just been published. Since lockdown she’s been doing lots of online webinars for companies, helping people to adjust to the new normal and getting CEOs to create the support teams need to allow their creativity to flourish even when working remotely.
Former boxing promoter who came out as transgender in 2014. Speaks candidly about her transition and challenges faced, while still happy to reflect on her career as a boxing promoter.
Nigel Mansell - Former F1 champion and successful businessman.
Successful motorcycle road racer, most notably for grabbing the headlines in the Isle of Man TT races, but more recently his TV career has taken off presenting The Boat that Guy Built, How Britain Worked and Speed.
Frank McAvennie - former West Ham and Celtic striker with a colouful life. Popular after dinner speaker.
Willie John Mcbride - Former Irish Rugby and British Lions captain. Now a popular after dinner speaker.
Willie John McBride
TV and radio sports presenter and events host, most noted for presenting football programmes. Best known on Sky Sports, he now presents English Premiership coverage from Dubai.
Former Wolverhampton manager and sometime pundit.
Former motor racing driver and the original Stig on Top Gear. Perry talks about the tiny error of margin in Formula One where millions are spent on finding savings of fractions of a second. On a lighter note, he's also an amusing speaker and host.
Former paratrooper, SAS soldier and adventurer Tom was the first person ever to row the Atlantic Ocean single handed from Canada to Ireland.
The greatest jump jockey of all time - 18 times champion jockey who has won the Cheltenham Gold Cup, Champion Hurdle, Queen Mother Champion Chase, King George V1 Chase and the Grand National. In November 2013 he recorded his 4,000th win.
Anthony McCoy OBE
Scottish former rugby player and coach. He played with the British and Irish Lions in 1974 and 1977 and was later their coach. He has been director of rugby for the Scottish RFU and for Wasps and managed the British and Irish Lions tours, restoring national pride in the teams
Former British, European and World Featherweight Champion Barry McGuigan was undisputably one of the best boxers of his generation. Voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year he's now a boxing commentator, writer and driving force behind the Barry McGuigan Boxing Academy.
Wilf McGuinness - Manchester United legend and popular after dinner speaker and raconteur.
Duke won World titles at three different weights, an achievement matched by only a handful of fighters in the long history of the sport.
Lawrie McMenemy - Southampton football legend and popular after dinner speaker.
RTS award winning producer; McQueen is a lead anchor on Sky Sports News & current the presenter of flagship Saturday evening Football First Premier League highlights show Match Choice, she also presents a live 3 o'clock Premier League game which is shown exclusively in Ireland with full build up & post match, as well as Game of the Day for both the UK & Ireland.
Former Arsenal, Middlesbrough and England star Paul Merson is a Sky Sports pundit whose well documented addictions to gambling & alcohol form a backdrop to his thoroughly entertaining after dinner speeches.
An hilarious raconteur who spent twenty years on the cricket circuit and who roomed with Ian Botham on tour. Now chairman of selectors.
Craig is currently a presenter on The Premier Leagues show Kick-Off and co-hosts content for JD Sports’ online YouTube football channel JD Football alongside Stevo The Madman. Craig has also been named as the Global Representative for New Balance Black Out Squad campaign which went live in July last year.
Britain's only female cricket commentator and has toured to every Test playing nation to cover the England team for Radio Five Live and Test Match Special.
Former middle distance runner from the Coe/Ovett era. David was chief executive of UK Athletics for 10 years (1997-2007) taking the organisation from the edge of bankruptcy to one of the best funded sports bodies in the world by strong leadership, clearly defined objectives, and the development of excellent teamwork. He is a popular speaker at corporate events.
David Moorcroft MBE
British women's bobsleigher and sprinter. She competed in the 2-women bobsleigh event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea along with Mica McNeill. She also competed for Wales in the 4 × 100 metres relay at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
Former British Lion turned lawyer and commentator. Popular for after dinner for corporate events.
John Motson - veteran football commentator and broadcaster
Andy Mouncey successfully completed the 300 mile Arch to the Arc triathlon between London and Paris where he run to Dover, swam the cahnnel and then rode to Paris. Inspiring speaker.
Fabrice famously suffered a heart attack playing for Bolton against Spurs at White Hart Lane. His heart stopped beating for 78 mins, but remarkably he recovered to tell his tale.Fabrice was a refugee from Congo who despite coming to the country with no English at 7, went on to gain 10 GCSE's and 3 A Levels before embarking on his football career.
Three-time Winter Olympian and Sochi Winter Olympic 2014 curling silver medallist.
Pat Murphy - BBC cricket commentator and amusing after dinner speaker.
Colin presents Fighting Talk on 5 Live each Saturday, and Quest’s Football League coverage. The author of 'A Random History of Football' he has also won numerous Sony Awards (radio’s Oscars) and presented a host of sports including darts, snooker and American Football, to name but a few. A superb host who really throws himself into proceedings, getting everyone involved…he even presents his own “Awards within an Awards” where he mingles with guests during the drinks reception and dinner working out whose up for a laugh. It will be fun categories like “Best Dressed Woman” (always goes to one of the older women in the room), “Best Baldie” etc.
Racing journalist with The Times and The Racing Post. His 2012 book 'Her Majesty's Pleasure: How Horseracing Enthrals the Queen' is a privileged account of her passion for horse racing.
A champion on and off the court, Martina Navratilova is not only a tennis legend, but an inspirational leader who demonstrates tenacity, candor and sheer motivation.
Hosts "Fifth Gear" on Discovery and is a former Motor Racing driver. Brilliant raconteur whose remarkable life has taken him from civil engineer, to racing driver to TV presenter. Along the way he has worked with characters such as James Hunt, Murray Walker and Jeremy Clarkson to name but a few!
Gary Newbon was with ITV for 35 years. He was controller of Sport at Carlton Television (Central region) but is best known for his appearances on ITV's major sports coverage of football and boxing and now works for Sky Sports.
Jeremy Nicholas is a Sony Award Winning Radio Presenter and Broadcaster. An experienced After Dinner Speaker, Jeremy has been the main stadium announcer at West Ham United since 1998.
Rob Nothman has been a Sports Broadcaster and Producer for BBC Radio for over 20 years. He's covered Olympic Games, World Cups and Wimbledon, however Golf is his real passion having covered Ryder Cups, all the golf majors and interviewed the likes of Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus.
One of the most recognisable presenters on Channel 4 and ITV News. Has reported around the globe, and chaired our “Where are we now?” Panel Discussion last December.
Brian O'Driscoll - Key mid field player in the Irish rugby side
Keith O'Keefe - Popular after dinner speaker and raconteur.
Graeme is a truly unique motivational speaker and inspires audiences with his life story, his journey to becoming the cycling World Hour Record holder (x2) and World 4000m Pursuit champion (x2).
Former Rugby league player, and one of the greatest try scorers of all time. Available for corporate events.
Renowned striker for Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle United, Manchester United and Stoke City as well as the England national team. Michael is now a commentator and pundit on BT Sport.
Renowned Welsh Rugby referee who was the first openly gay man to come out in professional Rugby. Nigel is the only person to have refereed 6 European Cup Finals, including 2 consecutive Heineken Cup Finals. A brilliant speaker and host, equally happy as a light hearted after dinner or serious LGBT keynote.
Mudhsuden Singh 'Monty' Panesar, known in the game as Monty, has quickly established himself a national hero following heroic displays against Pakistan and in the Ashes series.
Former Arsenal football player who is now a commentator and host on TalkSport. An immensely likeable character, Ray has a treasure chest of tales to share and is also an adept motivator.
Snooker commentator, A Question of Sport captain and popular after dinner speaker.
London 2012 Paralympic T44 100m Champion. Jonnie's right leg was amputated after he contracted meningitis aged five. Joining the UK disability sports programme in 2008. He beat Oscar Pistorius to take the Gold medal in 2012. In 2014 he won Gold at the European Championships.
Very excitable BBC football commentator. Available for some corporate engagements.
Former Nottingham Forest, Coventry and England player who moved into management.
Stuart Pearce MBE
Olympic Gold Medallist cyclist, she announced her retirement from competitive track cycling after the London 2012 Olympics and took part in Strictly Come Dancing shortly afterwards.
Victoria Pendleton CBE
The schoolboy who sailed round the world. At 16 Mike Perham battled with the elements and lived his dream to become the youngest round the world yachtsman and an inspiration to young people.
Presenter of the BBC's coverage of F1 for 2013, Suzi is an experienced motorsport presenter (MotoGP and Speedway) as well as presenter on Five's Gadget Show.
Sports Psychiatrist and author of the Chimp Paradox, and credited with helping the Olympic cycling and Team Sky's recent success.
Former South Africa Rugby captain and popular speaker at corporate events. Francois led the victorious Springboks out at the Rugby World Cup in South Africa - the first major post Apartheid event to be held and was dramatised in the film Invicta.
South African born cricketer who was England cricket captain. Expansive with the bat and a flamboyant character.
Four times Olympic gold rower. Now a popular motivational speaker and sports commentator.
Matthew Pinsent CBE
Former England midfielder who is now a coach.
Former manager and player who is now a popular pundit.
Graham Poll is one of the most well known and experienced English football referees of all time. Now he speaks on team work and working under pressure, while on a lighter note, hosts events and speaks after dinner.
Mark is a regular presenter on Radio 5 Live and also anchors ITV’s international Football and Rugby. Will be very prominent during the lead up to your event, due to the Rugby World Cup.
Former England and Lions tight head prop and hilarious after dinner speaker.
Scott Quinnell is a legendary rugby player (union and league) and has represented Wales and the Lions as well as playing for Llanelli. Diagnosed dyslexic in his 30s, he is now a popular speaker on the subject as well as, of course, rugby. Presenter on Sky’s School of Hard Knocks.
The current women's world record holder in the marathon with her time of 2:15:25 hours. She is a three-time winner of the London Marathon, two-time New York Marathon champion, and won the 2002 Chicago Marathon.
Gavin Ramjaun is a presenter, host and senior journalist across UK TV and Radio. He is currently one of the main faces of BBC Sport and hosts rolling sports coverage for the BBC’s network of shows. He has also produced his own documentary strands, and has set up an online channel focusing on male mental health.
Steven Redgrave has proved himself one of the greatest athletes Britain has ever produced. He won gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games, the last three in the coxless fours with Sir Matthew Pinsent. He won Gold Medals at five consecutive Olympic Games, the last three in the coxless fours with Sir Matthew Pinsent.
Former professional footballer and Premier League Manager and winner of "I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!"
Member of the legendary 4 X 400m relay team which beat the Americans in Tokyo at the World Championships, alongside Kriss Akabusi and Roger Black.
Former football player and manager who is now a pundit for the BBC and popular speaker at corporate events.
Fielding is synonymous with Legendary former South African Cricketer Jonty Rhodes, not remembered for his batting or bowling but for his fielding which most considered a secondary skill as compared to batting and bowling. True to his reputation, on 14 November 1993, he created a world record in fielding which has stood unabashed for the last 20 years.
Mary was the main sports presenter on BBC Ten O'clock News and weekend bulletins on BBC 1. She now provides media training, is a regular host for conference and seminars as well as being a regular fixture on the BBC in the midlands.
West Indies cricketing legend who is a sort after pundit, and popular corporate speaker. In the UK for the Cricket World Cup '19
Micah is known for his brilliant and comical personality, he is a Former Premier League Champion turned football pundit.
400m athlete who is a regular on A Question of Sport, They Think It's All Over. A powerful speaker.
Garry presents the sport on the Radio 4 Today programme and is the longest serving member, having appeared on the programme for over 40 years! A very popular after dinner speaker and host, who has a wealth of anecdotes based around his broadcasting exploits, and the fascinating people he’s interviewed and worked with, from Seb Coe to David Cameron to Bill Clinton!
ITV sports presenter who has presented Champions League, FA Cup and England football as well as F1 and motorsport.
Former Scotland Rugby international who was the BBC's main rugby correspondent before retiring in Autumn ‘18. A very popular after dinner speaker.
Former manager and player who is now an ambassador for Manchester United.
Vegan ultra athlete and motivational speaker who came from near certain heart attack to becoming a triathlon champion. Truly motivational.
Olympian and World Champion sportswoman in two disciplines, Rowing and Cycling
As a Paralympic silver medallist and former World and European Judo Champion, Ian Rose is highly self-motivated. Both in his sporting and vocational careers, he shows incredible willpower to reach for goals and achieve winning performance, traits he shares with his audience to motivate and inspire them onto ever greater achievements.
Multiple gold medal winning track cyclist and part of the GB Cycling Team. She speaks passionately about her career and overcoming setbacks, both personal and in her sport.
Joanna Rowsell Shand MBE
The 2012 Olympic Champion, 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medallist, 2010 Commonwealth silver medallist and 2006 European Championship silver medallist in the long jump.
Recognised as one of the UK's most respected TV and radio sports broadcasters, Mark has an unsurpassed knowledge of all major sports. Never afraid to ask the questions the fans want answering, his passion for sport is matched by his strong editorial sports news judgment and the superb quality of his English voice.
Olympic and Commonwealth Gold medallist for javelin. since retiring Tessa has had a successful career in sports administration and is a regular broadcaster. She is also a very popular motivational speaker.
Former footballer. Now presents on BT television, SKY, BBC and TalkSport.
Welsh former football player, turned pundit. He played for Crewe Alexandra, Leicester City, Derby County and Wales. His playing style earned him many yellow cards.
One of the world's greatest goalkeepers, best remembered for his time at Manchester United. Now a TV presenter and football analyst, he is an exceptional motivational speaker.
Former Arsenal and England footballer, Alex has become a key member of the BBC football presenting team over the last few years and is the new presenter of Football Focus.She has been part of world cup games for both the Men's and Ladies' coverage and is also a member of Sky's Super Sunday team.
Alex Scott MBE
National Hunt jockey and one of the most successful jump jockeys in history.
Olympic gold medallist rower in the coxed pairs in 1992 and London 2012 Olympic bronze medallist in the men's 8.
Debra is best known as the woman who rowed the Atlantic after her husband gave up in the first week. She has also had entrepreneurial success with the launch of two limited companies, is a published author, has medals at World Championship level and is on the board of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award. Debra’s just back from LA where she has sold the rights to her story which is set to become a Hollywood Movie.
Legendary Newcastle and England striker who is now a fixture on BBC Football coverage.
Good Morning Britain presenter and Sports enthusiast Ben is anchor host for Sky Sports Goals on Sunday. He donned an England jersey for SoccerAid and ran the width of Great Britain for charity.
Legendary footballer at Manchester United who helped the win the treble - FA Cup, Premier League and European Champions League in 1998-99.
Scottish golfer Gordon Sherry uses his career experience to entertain as he talks about his journey to the top, with anecdotes about many of the stars he played alongside Woods, Watson, Nicklaus, Palmer, Player and many more. Mixing facts with humour, Gordon has become one of the best golfing after-dinner speakers on the circuit.
Legendary England goalkeeper who is popular for after dinner speaking and personal appearances.
Peter Shilton OBE
Paralympic swimmer who won the heart of the nation during the 2012 Games.
Lauren was captain of the Great Britain Synchronised Swimming squad and won the bronze medal for solo synchronised swimming at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi. An exceptional motivational speaker, articulate, energetic and with a lifelong passion for encouraging young people to participate in sport.
Lauren S Smith
Fifth Gear presenter and popular motoring journalist. A true petrol head, Jonny's projects have included a V6 Allegro and an electric powered hot rod!
Artistic gymnast who was a prominent member of the Great Britain gymnastics team at the London 2012 Olympics. He won Silver in the men's pommel horse and the GB team won Bronze in the all round team event - the first team medal in gymnastics for Britain in 100 years.
Adam is Head of Boxing at Sky Sports and one of the most established sports broadcasters in the industry. He talks about the business of sport, and how the finances work for top level boxing matches while also has a treasure trove of anecdotes from both inside and outside of the ring.
Former Countdown host but best known for Gillette Soccer Saturday on Sky Sports.
Four times Olympian and Team GB’s most successful ever taekwondo athlete. At the London 2012 Olympics she read the athletes oath. Twice world champion and she won the world title for the second time in the year she sadly lost both her mum and dad to cancer. An excellent inspirational and motivational speaker. Now taekwondo head coach for Team GB.
Sarah Stevenson MBE
Motor racing legend, whose Formula One achievements place him among the top drivers of all time.
Di is a member of the Sky Sports team, having recently become the host of Sky's 'Golf Night', after previously anchoring Sky Sports News. A huge golf fan, she is pretty impressive on the course herself! She plays off a handicap of 11 and is no stranger to a tournament environment, playing on an amateur team during the Dunhill Links Championship 2006.
Retired English cricketer and former captain of the England cricket team. Alec is the most-capped English cricketer of all time in Test matches and 2nd most capped in One Day Internationals, having played in 133 Tests and 170 One Day Internationals.
Alec Stewart OBE
Dudley Stokes is the founding member of the Jamaica Bobsleigh Team, immortalised in the film ‘Cool Runnings’. Overcoming adversity he trained his team (who no one thought would get anywhere) to become 4 time Olympian winners. His keynote speeches highlight his extensive knowledge of all aspects of logistics, small project management and team building.
Paralympic cyclist who won gold and bronze at London 2012. His cerebral palsy disability hasn't stopped him from achieving success on the track and in his personal life. An inspirational character who talks about the challenges he has had to overcome.
David Stone MBE
Sarah Storey is Great Britain's most decorated Paralympian having recently added to the 11 golds, 8 silver and 3 bronze she had already accumulated over 5 Paralympic Games. Tokyo was her 6th Paralympics, after nearly 30 years! This includes 4 Golds at the London 2012 Games. Her achievement is all the more remarkable by the fact she has won the medals in two different sports - swimming and cycling.
England cricket captain who led England to Ashes victories and home and away. A sportsman at the top of his game, Andrew can give a real insight into leadership, motivation and success.
Andrew Strauss OBE
Former Tranmere Rovers footballer who presented Football Focus on BBC alongside Mark Lawrenson. He moved to ESPN and recently signed up to BT Sports as their chief football reporter.
Launched the MBA in football. A football consultant whose life experiences are vast and varied. An experienced broadcaster, author and motivational speaker.
Dennis Taylor is a former World Snooker Champion and one of the nicest guys on the after dinner circuit. A regular at corporate events, he is especially popular for golf days and auctions.
One of British cycling's biggest names, Peking Olympic Champion 2008 in the Team Pursuit Geraint successfully defended his title at the London 2012 Olympics.
Gareth Thomas is one of the most iconic former Welsh professional rugby union and rugby league players of his time. His personal life hit the headlines in December 2009 when he revealed his sexuality to the world, making him the only openly gay high profile sportsman in the UK.
Sky Sports news presenter and regular panelist on 'A League of their Own', Georgie has also hosted sports events ranging from motorsport to tennis. A popular choice for personal appearances and for hosting awards ceremonies.
Daley Thompson claims more decathlon honours than anybody before or after him. He was the first person ever to hold the World, Olympic, Commonwealth and European titles at the same time, as well as the World Record. He was unbeaten in competition for 9 years.
Joe Thompson is a recently retired professional footballer who played for Rochdale FC. He had to give up the game when he was diagnosed with cancer at an early age and thought he would never play again; but he made an incredible return to professional football. Joe has written a book called Darkness and Light: My Story, detailing his incredible story and is a confident and passionate speaker.
Former England cricketer who appeared in 100 Test matches. The left-handed batsman was one of the biggest figures in the game. He now coaches and is a popular after dinner speaker.
Mike Tindall, MBE is an English former rugby union player. Tindall played outside centre for Bath and Gloucester, and won 75 caps for England between 2000 and 2011. He was a member of the England squad which won the 2003 World Cup.
Mike Tindall MBE
One of the most popular and charismatic golfers on the professional world stage. His career has spanned over 40 years, during which he has won over 40 tournaments around the world.
David Trick - Former England and Bath rugby player. Now a popular after dinner speaker.
Phil Tufnell is a regular contributor to the One Show on BBC 1 and Test Match Special on 5 Live. A popular addition to corporate events, he memorably won I'm a Celebrity...Get me out of here.
Beverley Turner is a popular sports and lifestyle presenter on numerous terrestrial and satellite channels. Married to James Cracknell, she is a popular host for corporate events and bit of a techy!
As Britain’s greatest ever-female gymnast, Beth’s impressive achievements include being an Olympic Bronze Medalist, a triple World Champion, a six-time European Champion, a Commonwealth Champion and seven-times consecutive National Champion. A great motivational speaker.
Since 1998 Clive Tyldsley has been the main football commentator for ITV. He has commentated on eleven Champions League finals, five FA Cup Finals and numerous World Cup and European Championship matches.
Victor Ubogu - Former England Rugby player. An Oxford graduate, Victor is a popular choice for corporate events.
Rory Underwood - former England rugby player and brother of Tony. Popular after dinner and rugby speaker.
Michael Vaughan - Ashes winning captain. Available for corporate events.
Well known football pundit and former England manager. Popular for corporate events as a motivational speaker, for after dinner entertainment or as a pundit.
Channel 4 and BBC Sport broadcaster with more than 15 years experience in TV. He has memorably commentated on snooker, the 2012 Paralympics and 2016 Rio Olympics.
Dan Walker is a BBC sports presenter and anchor of BBC Breakfast. Dan has also appeared on Celebrity Mastermind and is a regular guest on A Question of Sport.
David Walsh is chief sports writer at The Sunday Times, who helped to expose Lance Armstrong as a Drugs Cheat
Humphrey has been developing high performing teams and leaders for the last 30 years and specialises in developing winning teams and leaders within complex and competitive environments.
Sam Warburton is best known for captaining Wales at two Rugby World Cups and the youngest player to Captain the Lions, leading them to two unbeaten Test series in 2013 and 2017. Sam Warburton OBE has had a rugby career like no other, setting records and achievements that will likely never be broken or matched.
International rower for GB and Olympic champion. She won gold in the women's double scull with Katherine Grainger at the London 2012 Olympics. A confident, well-spoken and multi-talented individual who is an accustomed public speaker.
Former sports reporter, Derek Watts has become a legend and a household name over the last ten years as co-anchor on award winning South African investigative television program Carte Blanche, reporting on local/international news and stories alike.
Premier league football referee Howard Webb became a household name when he refereed at the 2010 FIFA World Cup, including the final, in South Africa.
Former Formula One executive who worked for McLaren, Arrows and Williams who was responsible for raising over $160m of sponsorship. Richard is now a sought after speaker and facilitator for corporate events.
Former Irish association football midfielder who most famously played for Liverpool from 1979 to 1994.
A former modern pentathlete, Greg competed in two Olympic Games and has won European bronze and World Championship silver medals. Best known for his work with a variety of celebrities including David Walliams and Jo Brand through Comic Relief
One of the greatest heroes of the London 2012 Olympic Games, Bradley has won seven Olympic medals, including four Golds. He was also the first British winner of the Tour de France in its 109-year history.
Sir Bradley Wiggins CBE
Jonny Wilkinson - Hero of England's 2003 Rugby World Cup winning side.
After Dinner Speaker and awards host, Quentin is a Former Top Gear and Fifth Gear host. He is one of the best-known motoring authorities in the UK and an established television personality who specialises in consumer journalism. Particularly keen on green motoring!
Football commentator on BBC TV's Match of the Day. He has commentated on 5 World Cups, 5 Euros, 3 African Nations Cups as well as Olympics, Commonwealth Games and Champions League, FA Cup and League Cup Finals.
Dean Windass' football career encompassed Hull City, Middlesbrough, Aberdeen and Bradford City but his off-pitch battle with alcohol and depression made headlines.. Has been a pundit for Sky Sports and is a funny after dinner speaker.
Matt 'Poet with a Punch' Windle is a poet by day and boxer by night. He uses his words along with his sport to make an impact in young persons lives.
Jeff Winter was a regular Premiership referee for seven seasons, before reaching the standard FA retirement age of 48. Since retirement he has become a fixture on the after dinner circuit.
As a consequence of having cancer as a teenager he had his leg amputated but despite this he has competed in European, World and Paralympic Championships. As a keynote speaker Marc is known for his inspiring story, 'Path To Gold', which is delivered in a self deprecating, humorous and moving manner Marc has presented to companies all over the world.
Sir Clive Woodward OBE, former English Rugby Union player and former coach of the England Rugby Union team. He introduced business principles whilst coaching, transforming the traditional practices and making them the winners of the World Cup in 2003. Woodward is a highly sought after speaker on peak performance and team management.
Clive Woodward OBE
English former professional footballer, and television and radio personality. He is currently a commentator for BBC Sport and ITV Sport.
Ian Wright MBE