Our speakers all have one thing in common. They have engaging personal stories to tell and want to make a positive social, culture and behavioural change in society.
They are achieving this by creating bespoke content for each client engagement, whether it is the keynote at a conference, developing a workshop programme or providing motivational team talks.
As well as tailor-made talks, our speakers can provide bespoke content for marketing and communications channels to extend their impact - for example, a blog, video, white paper or social media posts.
John Barclay, former Scotland rugby captain, expert on building stronger team cultures
Rugby has taught John Barclay a huge amount about topics that individuals and organisations from all walks of life can benefit from – such as transforming team culture, the importance of strong leadership, self-belief, self-doubt and overcoming adversity
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.
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.
Manal Rostom, athlete, activist, Nike Running ambassador, mountaineer & marathon runner
Dubai-based Egyptian athlete, mountaineer, Nike Running Ambassador and women’s rights activist Manal embodies our ethos of ‘inspiration with impact’ having used her ideas, passion and positivity to change perceptions and lives around the world.
Elle Tucker, Expert and passionate advocate of the peer to peer sharing economy
How technology and the rise of the peer to peer sharing economy can change the world, start-up life and running a purpose-led business - these are just a few of the subjects that Elle Tucker considers in her inspiring talks.
Lorna Collins, arts in health & mental health campaigner, painter and poet
In her powerful talks, Lorna shares the astounding story of how art and creativity helped her recover from 20 years’ of psychiatric illnesses and how individuals and organisations can learn from her experiences
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.
Nick Lyth, Founder & CEO of Green Angel Syndicate
With climate change and the future health of our planet a topic of growing urgency, Nick Lyth is an expert in and passionate advocate of a greener economy and how companies can find solutions for a more efficient and sustainable use of global resources.
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.
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.
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®.
Laura Willis, managing mental health and protecting work-life balance in a digital age
Laura is one of the UK’s leading experts on managing mental wellbeing in a digital age
and a thought-leader on protecting work-life balance in our always-on digital culture.
She helps people establish healthy and sustainable relationships with their work and personal digital technology
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.
Jonty Evans, Olympic event rider and brain injury survivor
Jonty is an Olympic horse rider who has battled back from a fall which left him with a brain injury and in a coma, showing the power of a positive mindset to overcome adversity
Celia Hodson, entrepreneur and period poverty campaigner passionate about social enterprise
Inspirational Woman of the Year; Social Entrepreneur Of The Year; Saltire Outstanding Women of Scotland; Great British Entrepreneur National Winner....the awards keep coming for social enterprise entrepreneur and period poverty campaigner Celia who talks passionately about helping businesses to drive change and giving back
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.
Rupal Patel, CIA intelligence-officer-turned-serial entrepreneur helping leaders thrive in life and business
From war zones to boardrooms, New York-born and London-based Rupal Patel has often been the only woman in ultra-high-octane, Alpha-male environments. After a thrilling career at the CIA, she moved to London and started her first business venture almost 10 years ago. With the commercial savvy and financial freedom she gained along the way, she now focuses on helping founders and leaders, especially entrepreneurial women, find and release their inner badass to build businesses that thrive and live a mission-focused lifestyle.
Hazel Robertson, Explorer, adventurer and climate change campaigner
Hazel is passionate about showing we can all achieve more than we ever thought possible, the benefits of physical activity, celebrating the environment and doing all we can to leave our world in a good place for future generations
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.
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
Mollie Hughes holds the record as the youngest woman in the world to ski solo from the coast of Antarctica to the South Pole. She has also successfully reached the summit of Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, from both the North and South sides.
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.
Gail Porter, television presenter and personality campaigning for mental health awareness
Edinburgh-born and London-based Gail speaks from the heart about the ups and downs of her life and career - and in particular her experiences of mental health illness to help organisations and individuals understand how to support those experiencing problems
Luke Robertson, Explorer, adventurer and climate change campaigner
Having pushed himself to the limits of human endurance during a number of epic expeditions around the world, Luke talks from the heart about overcoming personal health conditions and ultimately encouraging, inspiring and motivating others to tackle challenges head on, explore the world and achieve their own goals in life.
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