Our Speakers all have one thing in common. They want to make a positive social, culture or behavioural change in society, while also focusing on people’s health and wellbeing.
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.
Stuart Cosgrove, broadcaster, writer and creativity advocate
With technology taking over modern life and a generation growing up glued to screens, Stuart Cosgrove is a passionate believer in the importance and cultivation of creativity and culture in society. His award-winning trilogy of books on sixties soul music and social change, show creativity in a powerful historic context.
David Eustace, photographer, director and creativity advocate
Change and creativity figure prominently in the life of internationally acclaimed photographer David Eustace. His life story is an inspirational example of what can be achieved with a strong sense of purpose, hope, faith and a passion for ideas.
John Hatfield, communication specialist and autism advocate
John is a media and communication specialist who is particularly fascinated by the powerful lessons that people with autism can teach all of us when it comes to effective communication. Based on family experience and his work with the National Autistic Society, John delivers powerful talks that explore what autism is and how it affects interpersonal communication.
Dr Cal Major, veterinary surgeon, explorer and ocean advocate
Cal is an extraordinary young woman who recently set two new world records, as the first and the fastest person to stand up paddleboard (SUP) from Land’s End to John O’Groats. Cal Major did this 1,000-mile epic journey in just under two months to raise awareness of plastic pollution – her Paddle Against Plastic.
Gavin Oattes, author and comedian
As a former primary school teacher and stand-up comedian turned motivational speaker, Gavin Oattes is perfectly equipped to talk about the importance of play, humour and positive energy in life.
Stuart Sandeman, Transformational Breath® coach changing lives through breath and a positive mindset
In his inspirational talks, Stuart, founder of Breathpod, reveals how he transformed his own life through a practice called Transformational Breath®.
Lauren Currie OBE, designer, entrepreneur and campaigner
Lauren Currie is a compelling speaker who has inspired audiences the world over. She is an internationally recognised authority on design, innovation - and how they can be harnessed for social good.
Jojo Fraser, mental health campaigner, author and vlogger
From smashing the stigma around mental health to extolling the powerful positive impact running can have on wellbeing, JoJo Fraser has huge passion for helping people to release their inner mojo
Mollie Hughes, mountaineer, explorer and world record holder
On Tuesday 16th May 2017, at 4:45am, in temperatures of minus 35°C, Mollie Hughes successfully reached the summit of Mount Everest from the North side. This was Mollie’s second time standing on top of the world having already summited the South side of Everest in 2012.
Craig Mathieson, polar explorer and founder of The Polar Academy
Craig Mathieson is Scotland’s greatest living polar explorer and one of only a few polar explorers in the world to have skied to both the South and North Poles.
Kylie Reid, social and digital entrepreneur empowering female communities
Female empowerment, entrepreneurialism, making connections, building communities and how to find work-life balance – these are just some of the inspiring topics that Kylie Reid explores in her talks.
Sara Sheridan, Feminist, activist, author, perfumer, journalist, board member, charity patron, blogger…
Sara has many fascinating strings to her bow and inspires and challenges open minds in equal measure.
Russell Dalgleish, serial Scottish entrepreneur and investor, strategist and innovator
“There is no door you can’t open now.” These 8 words from an interview perfectly capture the innate sense of positivity and ambition that Russell Dalgleish exudes and wants to inspire in others.
Alister Gray, transformational coach using neuroscience, mindfulness and meditation to change lives
With his infectious positivity and energy, Alister is renowned for his ability to use intuitive coaching, mindfulness and meditation techniques to inspire an audience to connect with their deepest beliefs, values and goals.
Cor Hutton, quadruple amputee, campaigner and founder of Finding Your Feet
Imagine the incredible determination, physical fitness and mental strength it takes to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Then imagine doing it if you had no hands or feet, and only one lung, because that’s the inspirational achievement of Cor Hutton.
Dr Andrew Murray, sports and Exercise medicine doctor, GP and ultra-runner
If you’re looking for the definition of inspiration with impact, then look no further than Dr Andrew Murray, a man who undertakes extraordinary challenges to motivate others to become more physically active – and raises money for a number of good causes.
David Reilly, disability sports writer and adventurer
If you’re looking for an inspirational speaker to encourage people to pursue their passions and fulfill their physical and academic potential, look no further than David Reilly
Ros Taylor, Executive coach & clinical psychologist
“What can be better than helping people become what they want to be?”
That’s Ros Taylor’s simple answer when asked the best thing about her job