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Flo & Joan are the multi-award winning British musical comedy duo, and sisters, Nicola and Rosie Dempsey
Flo & Joan
Nima is a BBC World presenter and respected middle eastern journalist based in Dubai.
Dr Acaroglu has become a major thought leader in sustainability and design. Her talks and workshops are often described as "mind blowing" as she weaves fascinating examples that equip people with the thinking tools to create their own change in the world, as witnessed by over 1.4m who have watched her TED talk.
Michelle is a broadcaster who made her name with popular shows on CBBC and then went on to present a wealth of shows across multiple genres including Entertainment, Children’s, Factual & Current Affairs.
Kaye anchored the ITV daytime talk show Loose Women for 7 years, where her journalistic training, incisiveness, and humour combine with the rest of the female panel to create a popular and engaging mix of topical issues and entertainment.
Corporate whistleblower whose story is one of courage and endurance. She reported corruption at LeisureNet in South Africa, facing danger and becoming unemployable as she battled for what was right.
Yomi Adegoke is a multi-award winning journalist, presenter and social commentator best known for Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible which she co-authored in 2018.
Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock is a scientist and broadcaster who people refer to as the BBC’s ‘face of space’. She is the presenter of the astronomical institution The Sky at Night, has fronted a number of space documentaries, and regularly appears on science and non-science programmes.
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!
Sameena is the friendly ITV Central newsreader with the big smile who loves hosting events. She has won the "RTS Best On Screen Personality" three times and is an ambassador for Breast Cancer Research.
Popular property presenter best known for Channel 4's Location and Relocation shows. A lively personality for corporate events.
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.
CEO of GDR Creative Intelligence research. She speaks on business and innovation and shows how innovation from one sector can be applied to another e.g. how a technological advance found in retail can be tweaked and applied to investment banking.
Following Jo’s career as an internationally acclaimed athlete for Team GB and Adidas, during which time she held three British records, Jo hung up her running spikes and dove into the world of broadcasting. Now after years of broadcasting overseas, she returned home to London to connect her vast international broadcasting experience with her journalism experience. Great choice for red carpet hosting, panel discussions, awards, speeches and interviews at a variety of corporate sporting events.
Legendary singer, songwriter and musician whose eclectic style ranges from jazz and soul to pop. With 21 albums to her credit, her subtle and sublime music has touched millions of people worldwide.
Shaista Aziz has worked as a communications specialist for a number of international organisations including Amnesty International, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and Oxfam. She has also worked extensively across the Middle East, Pakistan, East and West Africa. Also a stand up comedian!
Experienced TV current affairs presenter on BBC World News Today. Previously presented Channel 4 News and The World Tonight on Radio 4.
The Retail Champion. Best selling author, regular TV commentator, business influencer and entrepreneur.
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
Zoe Ball is best known to be the first female DJ to host her own breakfast show on Radio 1. Zoe has also presented and narrated a range of prime time television shows, including Strictly Come Dancing and It Takes Two. She now hosts the Breakfast Show on Radio 2 every week day.
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
Co-Founder and Diversity Strategist at MIX Diversity Developers, Hayley is a business communications expert who focuses on the need to develop and nurture diversity across businesses.
Tech journalist and television presenter, best known as a presenter on The Gadget Show, Channel 5
Brilliant Irish comedian, writer and actor whose credits include QI, Live at the Apollo and 8 Out of 10 Cats.
Brilliant comedian, raconteur and mind coach. Cally is a senior media exec by day, and stand up by night, so understands events from both client and performer side. Currently Cally is offering an inspiring discussion based workshop to clients for groups of up to 25 people. These are done on a Zoom based platform and titled "Negotiating With Your Lockdown Demons".
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. She has chaired a number of virtual events over the last few months, including an event with 2000 watching, and contributors from 5 different countries.
Nicola Beckford is an award-winning BBC Journalist. She is the face of the West Midlands' award-winning regional flagship television news programme, ‘Midlands Today’ at breakfast on BBC One. Also has been host of Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4.With more than a decade’s experience in broadcasting, Nicola was one of the first BBC journalists in the UK to discover the power of the Freedom of Information Act to uncover stories. As a reporter she was keen to tell the stories of people who are not usually heard.
Award-winning journalist, charismatic public speaker and published author Poorna talks about women in business, welfare and mental health. She is currently offering inspiring workshops in reaction to the Coronavirus crisis.
An ambassador for social awareness, Munroe utilities the power of social media, television and film to inspire and educate others on race, diversity, gender and LGBTQ+ topics. Most recently was appointed an UN Women UK Changemaker.
Simone Bienne is a sex and relationship therapist, media personality and lifestyle host.
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.
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’.
Dr Sue Black OBE is an award-winning computer scientist, radical thinker, keynote speaker, social entrepreneur and Professor of Computer Science and Technology Evangelist at Durham University.
Sue Black OBE
Karen Blackett is the former CEO of Mediacom and currently the UK Chief Executive of Group M. An avid champion of diversity she has been consistently delivering business growth and success during her 22-year career in media. As a keynote speaker she energises teams and promotes diversity throughout the advertising and media industry to create vibrant company cultures.
Karen Blackett OBE
New Zealand born Erin Boag is a professional dancer who has shot to international fame through her partnership with Anton du Beke exemplified by their frequent appearances on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing.
Not only one of the best female poker players around with over $3.7m in live tournament earnings, she has a first class degree in Astrophysics! A great keynote speaker.
A runner up on ITV1's "I'm a Celebrity...Get me out of here!", Jennie Bond is one of the most familiar faces on British television having been the the BBC's Royal Correspondent for over thirteen years.
Liz Bonnin studied biochemistry at Trinity College, Dublin. She later completed a Masters in wild animal biology with the Royal Veterinary College and Zoological Society of London and went on from this to become a well known and loved presenter of science and natural history programmes.
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.
Patti Boulaye is best known as an actress and performer in shows such as Hair and Jesus Christ Superstar, however she is also a successful businesswoman and a popular speaker at corproae events.
Entrepreneur and a much sought after speaker Deirdre Bounds emphasises the importance of self belief and success in both one`s personal and business life,
American businesswoman, model, actress and television personality. She lives in London where she runs her company, ByCaprice Lingerie. Passionate about business she is a role model for women in business.
Broadcaster and writer Edith Bowman has been working in TV and radio for over 20 years.
Journalist and broadcaster who was the first woman to edit a broadsheet. Rosie was Boris Johnson's food Tsar and also involved in social and sustainability issues - she once lived rough for a week for a BBC documentary.
Julia is one of television's most experienced and versatile presenters. She co presented Countryfile for many years and has presented numerous consumer programmes such as Watchdog and Are We Being Served? Recently has concentrated on the great outdoors, nature and walking programmes!
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.
Popular comedian and actress who has been on everything from Question Time to Have I Got News For You, Live at the Apollo etc. A safe pair of hands for corporate events who knows the boundaries.
Katy Brand is a Comedian, Actor and writer. She has been writing and performing from a very young age and starred in her own award winning ITV sketch show “Katy Brand’s Big Ass Show” which ran for three series. Since then has published three books and written a film screenplay.
Rachel Bridge - Business writer, speaker and author who talks about business and entrepreneurship. Formerly enterprise editor of the Sunday Times she now writes books about entrepreneurs and personal development. She also makes speeches and advises businesses about their digital marketing strategy.
Fern Britton is one of Britain's best-loved television presenters having made her name alongside Philip Schofield on This Morning as well as on BBC 2's Ready Steady Cook before moving to Channels 4 and 5. Also a very poplar author and host.
Sally Bundock is a presenter and Journalist who focuses on Business matters. She is a keen proponent for part time working, having successfully built up her career while working part time.
Andrea is a journalist and is the face of Wales Tonight. She presented the arts programme The Wales Show and also guests presents on Good Morning Britain.
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
Since graduating from BBC Radio 1 in 2016, Gemma has successfully migrated to BBC 6 Music and BBC Radio 4. She is a multi award winning broadcaster and author and is passionate about empowering young women.
Ceril Campbell, author of ‘Discover the New You, celebrity stylist secrets to transform your life and style,’ is an expert speaker and motivator with over 31 years’ experience in all aspects of life style, image and life change.
Luxury Content Director of the Sunday Times and Editor in Chief of Style. Formerly Editor in Chief of Elle Magazine, which she led through a complete˜reboot" to make it a cutting edge publication across all media platforms with an unprecedented social media reach.
Dynamic, young, approachable NHS GP who is the regular GP health expert on Sky News and Daybreak. Is also the resident GP for the Mail on Sunday, Mailonline and Woman magazine.
Founded the low cost airline Go for British Airways (it was successfully sold to EasyJet, and coincided with the rapid rise of online bookings). Currently, she is working on developing new business ventures - both start-ups and existing companies in the travel and leisure sectors.
Theresa Cheung is an author & speaker specialising in dream decoding, spiritual and self-help concepts.
Managing Director of a Chester based company specialising in business and personal development coaching.
Co-founder of OLIO- a hugely popular app which enables users to locate persons to share their unneeded food. Through her philanthropic efforts, over 1 million users have given away 3 million portions of food and counting. Tessa's goal for OLIO is to create a world where every single person has enough to eat.
Chloe Colliver is the Head of Digital Research and Policy at ISD she leads a global team of analysts studying disinformation and extremism online. A perfect keynote speaker for events focusing on disinformation, technology and digital policy, fake news and extremism.
Nicole Crentsil is a Ghanaian-British entrepreneur, angel investor and cultural curator.
Former MP and minister who is now a popular broadcaster and author. Recently appeared on Strictly Come Dancing.
Emma Dabiri is a social historian and writer whose bestselling debut book "Don’t Touch My Hair "has been critically acclaimed. She speaks out on diversity, inclusion and cultural-appropriation.
Serial Entrepreneur whose price comparison website Simply Switch, was sold to DMGT for £22m. Her most recent venture, CrowdMission is a crowd funding site. A great speaker.
One of the world’s leading management thinkers and an award-winning Harvard Medical School psychologist & author Susan David describes the psychological skills critical to these current times of complexity and change. Has virtual offerings for clients.
Susan David PhD
Former World, Commonwealth and Olympic swimmer, Sharron is now a popular commentator and sports journalist across the media.
For over thirty years Jacquie Davis has survived as one of the top operators in a male-dominated profession — the secretive, often dangerous world of being a bodyguard. Her story became a highly acclaimed Netflix film last year.
Rachel is a regular Gardeners' World presenter and has also filmed her own series, Small Town Gardens.
Rachel de Thame
Lawyer and businesswoman who has been no stranger to the front pages. Fascinating and enigmatic, this highly intelligent woman is an interesting speaker and host.
The first female winner of The Apprentice. Michelle now runs her own business consultancy, has set up a new business, Chiconomy, and is a popular speaker at business events.
An internationally renowned conductor, choir master, musician and teacher, the founder of Singing4Success with her top team of experts they offer inspirational and motivational singing based workshops for team building and leadership exercises both in the UK and internationally with an emphasis on active listening and confident communication.
Josceline Dimbleby has been one of Britain's most popular food writers for nearly thirty years. Her inventive cookery books have sold well over 2 million copies in the UK alone, and been translated into many languages. She also an advisor to healthy fast food chain Leon.
Stacey Dooley- Popular Journalist, TV and Radio Presenter known for over 90 documentaries.
Senior Presenter and Correspondent for BBC World News TV and BBC World Service radio who is often deployed to anchor special news coverage from the field and interview world leaders. The Middle East is her speciality, having given a number of speeches in recent times on the Arab Spring, the rise of IS/Daesh and its aftermath.
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.
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.
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.
Became blind at 17 and now is a presenter, social media influencer, YouTuber and disability rights campaigner
Founder of the popular #SaggyBoobsMatter campaign, Chidera is also known online as 'The Slumflower' and is a powerful millennial influencer encouraging women to embrace and practise self love as well as challenge society expectations on the female form and behaviour.
Rachel is an International conference speaker and author. As an executive leadership coach she works with individuals and teams in commercial, public and third sector organisations. She was awarded an MBE: 'For the promotion of human rights and the self-empowerment of women in Afghanistan’.
Rachel Ellison MBE
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 and now Editor of YOU Magazine. Jo has won editor of the year 5 times and is regularly asked to speak at conferences and corporate events about the magazine business, women in business and finding the right work/life balance.
BBC Radio Host, DJ and TV Presenter
Pint-sized comedian and writer from Manchester
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.
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. Currently presenting John And Lisa's Weekend Kitchen alongside chef husband, John Torode.
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.
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.
Former Tomorrow's World and Robot Wars presenter. Philippa has a degree in environmental science and now produces and presents wildlife programmes for the BBC, Discovery Channel and National Geographic.
Author and entrepreneur. A high profile businesswoman and founder of Lynne Franks PR and the SEED empowerment programme for women.
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
Presents a daily show on Times Radio and has presented numerous chat shows and programmes across all of the channels over the years.
Founder of the Global Brainstorm, Celia is energizing fresh thinking around the world. Award winning inventor, author and entrepreneur, her lateral thinking and ‘designer decision’ techniques interactively amplify the mindset of any audience.
Fi Glover has hosted 'Broadcasting House' and 'Saturday Live'on BBC Radio 4. Described as 'velvet voiced' by The Guardian and voted number 9 in the Radio Times 'Favourite Voice' in Britain, Fi has worked across a wide range of radio and TV programmes. An experienced event host, conference chair and awards host.
The charming straight-talking, quick-witted Kerry Godliman is one of our country’s best performers. Appearances include Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, while acting credits include Bad Move with Jack Dee, and After Life with Ricky Gervais
Telegraph journalist, columnist and features writer. Author of Mad Girl.
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.
Carrie Gracie was formerly the BBC's China Editor. Now a senior Presenter on the BBC News Channel.
Real estate futurist and industry trends presenter - topics include innovation, disruption, IoT, sustainability, design thinking, future workplace, robots, cities, architecture and the built environment.
Germaine Greer - Journalist, broadcaster and populariser of feminism.
Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson DBE is Britain's most successful Paralympic athlete ever! She is now an active member of the Upper House and a popular speaker.
Tanni Grey Thompson
Kristina Grimes is an inspirational business woman who stepped into the limelight as the star of the hit BBC1 show 'The Apprentice' in 2007. She excelled at every task and displayed a steel-like determination to succeed. The nation was shocked when Sir Alan Sugar did not choose her as the winner but she accepted defeat with dignity.
An award-winning comedian, author and TV presenter. In the corporate sector she is an executive performance coach, specialising in training senior women for advanced leadership roles.
Emma (@emmaguns) is the host of The Emma Guns Show podcast and an experienced journalist, specialising in beauty, wellness and first-person features who has written for Red, Sunday Times Style, Stylist and Women’s Health. She established her podcast, which has 100+ 5-star rated on iTunes, to create an honest, open resource able to go deeper than the written word and provide inspiration and community for her listeners.
Emma Gunavardhana ‘Emma Guns’
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.
Appears regularly on TV and radio on everything from "Have I Got News for You" to "This Morning", "Any Questions" to "Newsnight". She also writes for various newspapers and magazines and was a finalist in Celebrity Masterchef.
Acclaimed actress on stage and screen and now a director of note. Sheila was married to John Thaw for 28 years.
Julia Hardy is an experienced TV Presenter, writer, radio presenter and live host, specialising in technology, video games and YouTube. Her years of experience in front of the camera, teamed with her depth of knowledge and lively personalty makes her a fantastic choice for hosting live corporate events, from Awards Ceremonies to Product Launches. She is an experienced host of both conferences and awards and has given keynote speeches.
Dr Dawn is a part time GP in Gloucestershire, co-presenter of Channel 4's Embarrassing Bodies and regularly appears on TV and in the media, talking and writing on medical issues.
Claire Harper is a marketing and retail authority with the success of some of the UK’s top brands to her name, including Argos, Ocado, Sainsburys and Mamas & Papas.
Coffee Republic founder and creator of Skinny Candy. After floating Coffee Republic she wrote "Anyone can do it". Her book 'Switched On' is about developing the entrepreneurial mindset in large corporations. She speaks with passion about building an entrepreneurial spirit within organisations.
Ayesha Hazarika is a Political Commentator, Comedian, Author and Journalist. She has many strings to her bow including being a round the clock advisor to leading members of the Labour party including Harriet Harman and Ed Miliband. She also performs stand up comedy making her a great humorous and intelligent speaker at corporate events.
Social Pantry not only produces delicious food but works with the charity Key for Life, employing ex-offenders and helping to rehabilitate young men post release from prison.
Lorraine was the first female controller of BBC1, who went on to be CEO of Talkback Thames and most recently CEO of The Royal Foundation of the Dukes and Duchesses of Cambridge and Sussex. She talks about leadership, women in business and mental health. Lorraine did one of our Speaker Taster Sessions back in May ’20.
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.
Melissa Hemsley is a cook, writer and champion of sustainable, nourishing food. She is passionate about the importance of creating extraordinary food that is sourced from suppliers that care and released her first solo cookbook In January 2018.‘Eat Happy’ was published to great critical acclaim and shows you how to make healthy food in 30 minutes.
Afua Hirsch is a journalist and author who has worked in International Development and Human Rights.
Jan is a former managing director of Citigroup Private Bank and was president of the Economic Club of New York from 2008-2015. She anchored CNN Financial News show "Street Sweep" from New York Stock Exchange and now has her own strategic communications and marketing company which specializes in deepening relationships with high - net - worth clients.
Sharon is an Anglo Irish, award winning comedienne, actor and writer. Starred in and co wrote sitcom Catastrophe with Rob Delaney, and wrote sitcom Divorce which featured Sarah Jessica Parker.
Gloria Hunniford was born in Northern Ireland and was the first woman to have her own daily radio show on BBC Radio 2 and has presented numerous chat shows on TV.
Nadia Hussain was the winner of Great British Bake Off in 2015. Since then she has become an author and TV Presenter. An inspirational celebrity chef who came from humble beginnings to international acclaim, Nadiya is the ideal after dinner speaker.
Nadia Hussain MBE
Having held positions at Goldman Sachs, HP and Deutsche Bank, Anne-Marie founded STEMettes, an award winning social initiatives to inspire and promote young women in STEM.
Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE
Best known as an agony aunt and columnist, Virginia is a very entertaining and humorous public speaker. She can talk, with humour, on the subject of growing old and what fun it is, but she can also give a laughter and tears history of the problem page, in her own inimitable style.
Laura is a popular British broadcaster, and now is a very sought after style & home influencer and chef.
Maya Jama is a TV presenter and radio DJ who has amassed a large following on Instagram, thanks to her bubbly and honest personality
Poppy Jamie is an entrepreneur, TEDx speaker and entertainment presenter. At 25 Poppy founded her first start-up, an accessories brand “Pop and Suki” with best friend and model/actress Suki Waterhouse. At 26 Poppy founded Happy Not Perfect (HNP) a mental well-being start-up application and corresponding product line which is being launched in 2018.
Probably most widely known as The One Show's very own GP, Dr Sarah Jarvis appears regularly on TV and radio and is Good Housekeeping's resident doctor.
Named one of the most creative entrepreneurs for 2020, Shivvy Jervis is an award-winning Trends Forecaster, Broadcaster and the Founder of forecasting lab FutureScape 248.
With her infectious laugh and high energy Rosie Jones brings huge laughs to her audiences and has quickly become a must-see act on the comedy circuit. A regular contributor to the Last Leg, she supported Josh Widdicombe on his last tour.
Currently Diane is a regular face on Songs of Praise (one of the BBC's longest running programmes) and a popular motivational speaker on both sides of the Atlantic. At the start of her television career, Diane initially challenged boundaries by becoming the first black presenter on Blue Peter.
Former Director of the John Lewis Partnership and consumer journalist. Penny is also well known as a royal commentator, and has been writing well-respected, best-selling biographies for over 20 years.
New presenter on the Radio 4 Today programme who moved from the World at One.
Disability and LGBT+ Advocate, Jessica is creates content for social media and candidly speaks about her life as a deaf, disabled and gay content creator.
Comedian, host and social commentator, Shappi Khorsandi is known for her razor-sharp wit and eloquent presenting style. She is also the author of the best-selling book A Beginner’s Guide To Acting English, a memoir of adjusting to life living in London in the 1970’s having fled Iran with her family.
Founder and CEO of the MOBO Organisation, Kanya is also recognised as a superb keynote speaker, an internationally recognised entrepreneur and innovator in the British music industry.
Musician, TV & radio presenter, designer, model and singer, Myleene has presented primetime TV and radio shows, released three hit classical albums, designed her own range of baby clothes and fronted some of the UK's highest profile advertising campaigns.
Jacky Klein is an art historian, author and broadcaster. She co-presented ‘Britain’s Lost Masterpieces’ for BBC4 with Bendor Grosvenor in 2016, travelling the UK to discover some of the greatest lost paintings in our national collections.
Amy has a long and successful track record as a leader and collaborator in the cultural and creative industries. She is co-founder of the Olivier Award-winning arts company and club night Duckie, and co-founded RVT Future, a voluntary LGBT+ community group campaigning to preserve the iconic Royal Vauxhall Tavern. She served as Mayoress of Camden in 2010/11 and spent her year highlighting the history and culture of live music and nightlife in the borough. Amy is a familiar presence on TV, in print and on radio. She broadcasted for a decade on BBC Radio London, and now hosts Sunday afternoons on BBC6 Music. She was appointed by mayor Sadiq Khan as London's first 'Night Czar' in November 2016.
Christine Bleakley is a Northern Irish TV presenter who has presented various television programmes with Adrian Chiles, such as The One Show and Daybreak while with Phillip Schofield she has presented Dancing on Ice and This Morning. Lampard has also presented various factual series as well as being a regular presenter on Loose Women on ITV.
Nigella Lawson, famous for her contributions in the food industry, is also a successful writer, broadcaster and well known personality! Nigella has had ten bestselling books over the years and has made a beloved name for herself worldwide.
Helen Lederer is instantly recognisable as one of Britain’s best known comedy character actresses. She is also known for her unique brand of wit and observational humour. Less known, is that she is also a wine expert and conducts light hearted tastings for the corporate market.
Super mum, social influencer and fashion blogger @Stylemesunday. Natalie is passionate about her #WarriorWoman project, taking personal experiences as well as what she is seeing in the world today, and trying to create a positive environment for women to share and support one another via social media and beyond. She is also a great lover of fashion and trends and has a unique and fashion-forward way of taking high-street clothing and styling it in exciting and new ways.
North Korean defector living in Seoul, South Korea. Speaker on human rights and north Korean refugees.
Popular British TV and radio presenter, and comedian.
Pinky acts as development consultant with some of the major food companies in Europe including Sharwoods, and advises on a range of Indian food products stocked by Sainsburys, Morrisons and Tesco. She also founded and chairs The Asian Women of Achievement Awards.
Renowned actress and writer. Also a witty after dinner speaker and raconteur. Arguably best known for her role in the BT adverts! Currently in Coronation Street.
A real life bionic girl! Having suffered with meningitis at 15 months, Tilly had to have her hands, forearms and toes amputated. Now travelling the globe and inspiring millions of people with her positivity, determination and drive.
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.
Straight- talking Judi Love takes everyday situations and makes them hilarious- regular Loose Women presenter and up-and-coming comedian. Was the toast of our Speaker Drinks in Jan ‘21
Founder of Bossa Studios, a BAFTA winning games studio in London. She has featured in Management Today's Top 35 Women under 35 and her forte is to create original products and concepts while inspiring people about making big things happen and being bold every day..Spoke at our Millennial Afternoon Tea in May ’18.
Around the world skipper and extraordinary female sailor.
Former Radio 4 Today Programme and Woman's Hour host. Sue now presents The Reunion on Radio 4.
Sally Magnusson is a journalist, broadcaster and writer, much in demand as an after-dinner speaker and conference and award ceremony host. She presents a range of programmes for the BBC in Scotland and UK wide.
Angelica has proven herself to be one of Britain's most exciting young entrepreneurs. Her inspiring story begins at the age of 22, when she started her career straight out of university with the vision of a curated lifestyle magazine- About Time has over 85,000 monthly readers and a team of 90 writers behind her. Angela delivers passionate keynotes about incredibly passionate about female liberation and entrepreneurship.
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.
Dr Makaziwe Mandela is a female empowerment consultant. She is a director of the House of Mandela Family Foundation. The ambition of the Foundation is to improve the livelihoods of poor communities and globally advocate for social issues that affect African communities including; HIV and AIDS, education, health, agriculture, women empowerment and promoting alternate energy sectors. An inspiring speaker.
Digital Pioneer and A.I. Scientist, Member of the Expert Group at The Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (GPAI), an OECD and G7 initiative for A.I.
Leading keynote speaker on the sharing economy. She is the author of "Generation Share", a seminal book telling the awe-inspiring stories of the change-makers behind the Sharing Economy. Her keynote How to Weather Uncertainty was delivered to us over lockdown.
Maxine Mawhinney broke through into the predominantly male dominated Northern Ireland media and rose to become one of the BBC’s top news anchors.In a career that has taken her around the world, in the last 40 years she has worked for BBC, UTV, SKY, ITN, GMTV and Reuters TV. She has many keynote speeches.
Journalist, writer and co-founder with Sandi Toksvig) of the UK's fastest-growing new political party, the Women's Equality Party. Speaks on politics, feminist issues, and age - why we don't grow old as we used to and the benefits of age diverse work forces.
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.
Dragon's Den investor and successful entrepreneur.
Successful businesswoman and adventurer. Jan was one half of the first mother and son team to row the Atlantic, who then went on to walk to the magnetic North Pole. In March 2008 Jan walked to the geographic North Pole with explorer David Templeman Adams. Very amusing and lively speaker.
Business, technology and leadership speaker. Julie has backed a swathe of tech entrepreneurs in Europe for 2 decades, and specialises in finding fast-growing tech firms that can both disrupt and help transform large established enterprises; she calls them David's versus Goliaths! She also talks about the need for feminine leadership skills in the modern world, especially when dealing with remote teams; that’s not to say only women can be leaders, many women don’t have them, while many men do, but it’s the mindset and focus on soft skills.
Thomasina is the co-founder of the Mexican food chain Wahaca, the 2015 winner of Master Chef, TV Presenter and writer of 7 cookery books. She gives talks on "Sustainability in Business","Overcoming challenges in Business"and "Leadership" drawing on her own mental health struggles in early life, and how they informed her approach to business challenges.
Gina Miller is a prominent businesswoman, a passionate philanthropist and responsible capitalist who has campaigned in the areas of investment and pension reform, political transparency and scrutiny, modern day slavery, social justice and the charity sector.
Founder of People Tree and MD of ethical footwear brand Po-Zu. Over the course of her career, Safia Minney has been a pioneer in ethical business, establishing Fair Trade supply chain solutions, defining PR and marketing campaigns and defining the strategic directions needed to reach new markets.
Linda really understands customer service and has the track record to prove it with extremely successful spells at Virgin Atlantic and as head of the Event Services at the London Olympics
Founder of lingerie firm, MJM International and popular motivational speaker. Her ranges include Michelle at George, Ultimo Bras and a chain of concessions at Debenhams stores. Spoke and hosted the IoD Jersey Awards to great acclaim.
Michelle Mone OBE
Jack Monroe is a celebrity chef, author and poverty campaigner. Her first cookbook, A Girl Called Jack, was published in 2014, and went straight to the top of the paperback charts. She has gone on to become an active poverty campaigner.
Sophie is an award-winning campaigner who embodies her values; finding creative opportunity in diversity and adversity, and daring to be different, she proves the value and power of true disability representation in all areas of her work and life.One of the only Television presenters with a disability in the world she fronts the Live Coverage of all Paralympic sport for UK broadcasters and makes award wining current affairs
Founder of Pacific Direct, supplier of luxury branded amenities to the hotel and cruise markets, which was sold for £20m. She's gone on to investing, training and mentoring business to achieve success. She regularly speaks on her leadership and motivational skills.
Financier, campaigner, author and mother of nine, Helena has a truly inspirational story of beating the odds in the male dominated industry of finance, she is regarded as one of the worlds greatest leaders. A feminist with a story of beating the odds.
Dame Helena Morrissey
Best known for presenting Channel 4's Superscrimpers and as an FT Columnist.
Hayley Mulenda delivers inspirational talks to empower students and young adults to sustain a healthy mental well-being and turn their pain into purpose.
Co-presenter on Breakfast on BBC1 in the mornings. She previously presented The World Today on BBC World. Newspaper credits include financial columns in the Observer and Evening Standard. Has hosted a range of conferences for us around the world, for leading companies and NGOs.
Presents Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4 and is a respected journalist and broadcaster who has interviewed PM's, Cabinet Ministers, church and business leaders and the Royal Family.
Sara is a British entrepreneur and businesswoman who developed "Buddi", a miniaturised tracking device for vulnerable people and was also the founder of "Confused.com". She was awarded an OBE for services to Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Queen’s Jubilee Birthday Honours 2012
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.
Head coach of England Netball who won golf at the Commonwealth Games last year, and won team of the year at Sports Personality of the Year. Sister to the Neville brothers
Juliet Nicolson is the author of several best-sellers including 'The Perfect Summer' Radio 4's Book of the Week and the Daily Mail Book club choice. She is the granddaughter of the poet and novelist Vita Sackville-West and the diarist, historian and politician Harold Nicolson
Kirsten O'Brien - One Show regular and popular presenter and stand up comedian.
In 1950, Kathleen O'Malley and her two sisters were legally abducted from their mother and placed in a school run by the Sisters of Mercy. It was a harsh and cruel regime but Kathleen survived. Her story is a brave one.
Leading French journalist best known for France-Europe Express. Popular host and chair European events.
Dr Stephanie Ooi is a doctor who has a particular interest in women’s and children’s health as well as mental health. She set up an Instagram page to help provide parents with accurate evidence based general information.
Abadesi Osunsade has been revolutionising the tech scene. With a steely focus on removing inequality by educating employees and employers alike with her company Hustle Crew. Abadesi also hosts a podcast Techish, and has written guide book for success aimed at women in technology.
Denise Parkinson is Entertainment Director Global and UK at Telegraph Media Group. She has over 20 years experience in all aspects of Marketing and Distribution in the UK and International film distribution industry. An inspiring speaker
Samantha is Co-Founder of Open Bionics; an award-winning start-up developing low-cost bionic hands that look and feel good, for amputees or those born without a hand. She is an entrepreneur, a journalist and a digital marketer.
Sue began her career as one half of comedy duo Mel and Sue appearing on TV on 'Light Lunch' and 'Late Lunch' before the huge success of Bake Off. She has written for French and Saunders and Ab Fab. Regular on the likes of 'Have I Got News For You', 'Argumental' and 'Supersizers' as well as radio shows 'Just a Minute' and the 'News Quiz'.
An award- winning Dance entrepreneur, author, mentor and cancer survivor, Leanne has faced many obstacles in her life, by using her experiences she inspires, guides and encourages other women using her social media platforms. So far she has fundrasied over £250,000 to run community dance programmes and events over Southern England.
Popular science broadcaster and speaker. Best known for Tomorrow's World, Maggie is a top choice for corporate events.
Maggie Philbin OBE
Ever popular former judge on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing, Arlene is an enormously successful international theatre director, choreographer and TV presenter
Former editor of the Sunday Mirror and Sunday Express, she was the first woman to edit a national newspaper and worked for both Maxwell and Murdoch, but was sacked by neither! Mother of Claudia Winkleman.
Having suffered from anaphylaxis since she was two years old, Julianne wanted to launch a range of “free from” foods with good nutrition. At just 22 years old, she acquired, via a Management Buy Out, Creative Nature, a superfood brand that was struggling with heavy losses and turned it around into profit within 24 months.
Well known retailing authority who has presented various programmes on TV surrounding the High Street, and an advisor to David Cameron on urban renewal.
Former nursery teacher, injured in 1996 whilst protecting children in her care from a machete attack. Awarded the George Medal by the Queen. She has now trained as a nurse.
Former Director General for Economics, the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills who is on the board of the CEBR. Insightful economics speaker.
Presents Midweek on BBC Radio 4 and is a popular author and journalist.
Former Executive Chairwoman of Millwall and was CEO of the London Borough of Lambeth. She speaks on leading and managing change in the most demanding of environments.
Sharmadean is one of the UK's most bright millennial entrepreneurs at the moment. Bestselling authour and feminist, she founded WAH Nails as a side project whilst at university which went on to become an internationally successful concept nail salon. She went on to create Beautystack; a social network based beauty brand which exclusively connects beauty professionals to users.
Sharmadean Reid MBE
Samantha Renke is a actress, presenter, speaker, writer and disability rights campaigner, and was named number 3 in the list of the UK's most influential disabled people
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.
Anneka Rice is an award-winning broadcaster and Britain’s favourite “Action Girl” since she shot to fame on Channel 4’s Treasure Hunt programme (still the Channel’s highest rating programme ever!). She went on to devise “Challenge Annkea!” for the BBC and has been a presenter of many other shows across the Channels
Anna is an established household name and award winning writer and presenter. Focusing on how "wellbeing" can change your life she is a brilliant motivational speaker.
Beth Rigby is Sky News’ Political Editor. The first women to ever hold the position, she is a leading face of the channel and ever-present on our screens, covering political news not just from the heart of Westminster but around the country. She has been described as “ the stand out political broadcaster of our times” by the RTS magazine.
Dame Stella speaks about her life and career at a wide range of events for audiences worldwide: for major national and international corporate clients, business professionals, the public and private sectors, trades associations and schools.
Veteran journalist and broadcaster. A popular conference chair and facilitator.
In her globally praised TEDx talk, best-selling author, entrepreneur and social media influencer, Mel Robbins introduced the world to the science-backed secret to change–The 5 Second Rule. Over 13 million views later, The 5 Second Rule has become an international best-selling book translated into 29 languages, the #1 Audiobook in the world and a life-changing global movement inspiring people to quit procrastinating, become more courageous, accomplish goals, and change for the better.
Businesswoman and speaker on ecommerce, technology, female leadership, startups. CEO and founder of interiors/furniture business The Longest Stay.
Actress and presenter, possibly best known for Birds of a Feather which has recently toured in a live theatre show.
Chartered psychologist, Sarah specialises in guiding organisations through the process of change and demonstrating how effecting transformation can be achieved. She has over 15 years experience coaching senior business leaders and their teams, and her work with major organisations has taken her all over the world.
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.
TV presenter and author who is an ambassador for The Princes' Trust and the Co-Founder of the WIE Network (Women: Inspiration & Enterprise). She has made history this year after being appointed as the first ever Director of Creative Diversity for BBC.
June Sarpong OBE
Well known journalist and broadcaster who is a popular choice for corporate events. In recent years has become a campaigner against age discrimination.
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
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.
Alexandra Shulman is a British journalist and former Editor-in-Chief of British Vogue.
As one of the BBC’s main national news broadcasters, Kate currently presents the One, Six and Ten o’clock national news bulletins. During the past two decades she has reported from Iraq and Afghanistan - as well as presenting a wide range of prime time BBC One programmes. Recently qualified as a child psychologist counsellor.
Samantha Simmonds is a TV news presenter, journalist and broadcaster with more than 20 years experience. Currently one of the presenters on BBC One's Sunday politics at 10am. A great host and moderator for conferences.
Former Blue Peter presenter who still contributes to numerous media outlets and is in much demand on the corporate circuit.
Known to many as The Voice of M People, Heather Small is a quintessentially British institution. With hits such as 'Moving On Up', 'One Night In Heaven' and 'Search For The Hero', M People achieved major worldwide success, with Heather becoming one of the seminal British voices of the 1990s. Since M People, Heather has had further successes with two solo albums.
Penny Smith is one of Britain's most recognised TV presenters. She was the main presenter for GMTV News and is now a regular contributor to national newspapers and magazines and a frequent guest on the Alan Titchmarsh Show.
Achieving sustainable success by adopting a healthy corporate culture has been Carole Spiers' mission for the past 20 years. She brings together the often conflicting aims of individual empowerment and executive management - proving to corporate businesses that empowered employees improve performance and increase profit.
Rebecca was the first British woman to have climbed Everest - an achievement recognised around the world. Rebecca then went on to become the first English speaking woman in the world to climb the Seven Summits, the highest mountain on each of the seven continents.
The woman responsible for creating the world famous alternative WI calendar and inspiration for the film and play 'Calendar Girls'.
Allyson Stewart-Allen is a renowned marketer and best-selling author of “Working with American”s, whose expertise in "Brand Internationalisation" is sought by leading businesses globally. She advises European and US organisations; growing their presence on either side of the Atlantic.
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.
Since taking over Cosmopolitan Magazine in 2015 she has led the magazine through a dramatic new look leading it becoming the best-selling young women’s title in the UK and increasing circulation by an unprecedented 59%. In 2017 Farrah was named as one of only 36 BAME leaders in the UK. Of the 1,049 most powerful people in Britain, just 36 are from ethnic minorities – and Farrah is one of only seven women.
Michaela Strachan is a BAFTA award winning presenter. She presents Spring/Autumn/Winterwatch on BBC and was previously a regular presenter on Countryfile, along with various wildlife documentaries such as the Elephant Diaries.
TV presenter/producer, entrepreneur and Master of Ceremonies from South Africa. She has hosted and produced her own prime time TV show called "Glambition with Jo-Ann Strauss" and also founder of modernmommy.co.za
Media personality, journalist, television presenter and after dinner speaker. Her numerous TV appearances include I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! Have I Got News For You, The Money Programme and Grumpy Old Women, Loose Women and The Alan Titchmarsh Show. She is Vice President of the Ramblers Association.
Business woman, entrepreneur and writer who regularly hosts corporate events. Julia’s team have always worked remotely, something she introduced as she saw it was a way of avoiding the loss of female talent due to family commitments, and so is experienced in leading and inspiring a remote team.
Author, actress and comedienne possibly best known for 'The Kumars at No 42'
Founder and Managing Director of JoJo Maman Bebe Laura Tenison has grown the company to become the UK's leading mother and baby boutique brand.
Laura Tenison MBE
Helen Thorn @helenwearsasize18 is a comedian, writer and wearer of size 18 high street clothes. Being the proud owner of a curvy body, Helen is taking the hard work and research out of whether high street brands are successfully producing clothing for a size 18 woman. With a keen eye for a bargain, she is constantly on the lookout for sales, deals and finding that item that might have been overlooked on the brand site, but demonstrating how it looks on a realistic body shape might change perceptions.
Fiona holds the record as the fastest person to reach the South Geographic Pole unsupported.
Kate Thornton is a TV Presenter and Journalist who found fame becoming the youngest ever editor of Smash Hits Magazine and presenting such shows as The Brits. She has presented "Top of The Pops", "Holiday" and "The Royal Variety Show" to name a few. A versatile presenter and writer.
This writer and comedienne is a familiar presence on numerous programmes and took over the chair of QI from Stephen Fry.
Founder of Europe's biggest small business marketplace, notonthehighstreet.com, and now Holly & Co, a creative brand consultancy and advice and inspiration hub for makers and creators; Holly has made small business her lifeblood.
Holly Tucker MBE
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!
Carol is not only a national treasure from 'Countdown' and other TV hits, she is the best selling children’s education author of all time in the UK with her Maths, Science and English books. Carol is also a qualified pilot and holds a senior honoury position in the RAF. Carol is a formidable intellect and much sought after on the corporate market.
Award winning fashion designer and entrepreneur Amanda Wakeley OBE has styled and dressed the world's most glamorous women, including Meghan Markle and the late Diana, Princess of Wales. She has an thought- provoking story starting all the way from New York, to her ranges being sold in the biggest department stores around the globe.
Amanda Wakeley OBE
Carole Walker is a high-profile journalist and presenter with an inside knowledge of politics, excellent contacts and a keen understanding of policies and legislation. She has more than 20 years’ experience as a BBC Political Correspondent, and now presents the late show on Times Radio, including the nightly paper review.
Renowned actor and writer who is studying a Phd in the narrative in philosophy of the mind – essentially looking at how the mind works, and how it affects you, which embraces mental health as well as wider well being. Also a champion of LGBT issues and a fascinating woman who will have the audience enthralled.
One of Britain's most highly regarded and versatile journalists and presenters, best known for Newsnight. On a lighter note, she was a finalist on Celebrity Masterchef and also hosted BBC cookery quiz A Question of Taste. In an after dinner setting she is remarkably lighthearted and amusing, drawing on broadcast anecdotes and experiences of the people she has interviewed over the years.
Best known as the fearless comedienne and interviewer, there is another side to Ruby. Having studied Neuro Science at University College London, Ruby talks about the make up of the brain, how it functions and how we can use this knowledge to handle and cope with change and handling creativity in the corporate world. Ruby’s a leading exponent of mindfulness.
Fashion Model, Sports journalist, and co-presenter on the Sky Sports television show Good Morning Sports Fans.
Olivia J. Wayne
Resident gaming expert on Channel 5's The Gadget Show.
Charlene presents the main ITV Weekend News, ITV London bulletins, and co presents News at Ten.
Mother Pukka is a portal for news, events, reviews and honest comment for people who happen to be parents. Created by journalist Anna Whitehouse.
Former MP, broadcaster, author and guest speaker, Ann Widdecombe won the hearts of the nation with her performances on Strictly Come Dancing.
Legendary punk rocker and successful businesswoman who is still going strong in her 50s. Talks about the music industry, how it has evolved and how she has adapted and constantly reinvented herself, so to remain relevant, and successful, in one of the most competitive industries in the world. Had a number 2 album in the Amazon charts back in 2019!
Sian Williams was BBC Breakfast's presenter for seven years, presenting the programme alongside Bill Turnbull. She is a key member of the BBC's newsreading team and presents Saturday Live on Radio 4.
Popular presenter on Good Morning Britain and This Morning as well as resident counsellor on Channel 4’s hit programme, “Celebs Go Dating”. Anna is an ambassador for Childline and is a trained counsellor. She is author of "Breaking Mad: The Insider’s Guide to Conquering Anxiety" which draws on her own experiences of Anxiety which almost derailed her career; she’s followed up with “Breaking Mum and Dad” charting her battle with post natal depression.
Entrepreneur and investor, who was on two series of Dragon’s Den. She made her name in the restaurant industry, initially driving international expansion of Pizza Express and subsequently buying Bombay Bicycle Club. She also co founded and floated Nutrahealth.
Alexandra first came into the public eye when she was mistaken for a defendant three times on the same day in court. She has made it her mission to challenge discrimination in the courtroom. She has used her knowledge of this discrimination to talk on radio on BBC News, ITV News, Good Morning Britain and Women’s Hour to name but a few.
Co-founder and CEO of Unruly, the video ad tech company. Sarah is a force to be reckoned with! She has helped make 2 of the most successful ad campaigns ever.Sarah is a highly sought after speaker who talks on how to thrive in a male dominated sector.
Sarah Wood OBE
Her story is a testament to hard work, courage and determination. Martine lost both legs in the explosion on the London underground on 7/7 in 2005 but considers herself to be a lucky woman. She took part in the London 2012 Paralympics in the Sitting Volleyball and is now a passionate campaigner for the families of the victims of the 7/7 bombing.
Gina Yashere - Stand Up Comedian, Actor and Presenter who has made a name for herself in the USA. Has appeared on various TV shows and can currently be seen on the CBS sitcom, Bob Hearts Abishola which she also co-writes.
Kirsty Young is the presenter of Desert Island Discs on Radio 4 and former presenter of Crimewatch and Channel 5 News. She is the president of UNICEF UK.