Speaker Directory | Speakers for Schools

Speaker Directory


Our speakers are leaders at the top of their industry, influencing and shaping their sector or society.

We connect speakers and their prestigious networks to state school students across the UK, through ‘Inspiration’ (school talks) and our ‘Experience programme (Insight Days, Work Experience).

Our network is 1,700 strong and growing. See who’s already taking part below.

  • To find out how we work and what talks are about, see our School Talks page.
  • If you are looking for information for your talk, please see our Speaker Guides here.
  • To take part, find out more about the commitment on our FAQ page.
Portrait of Hilary Carty

Hilary Carty

Director, Clore Leadership

Portrait of Nicolas Cary

Nicolas Cary

Co-Founder & Vice Chairman, Blockchain

Margaret Casely-Hayford CBE

Chair of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, Board member of the Co-Op, Trustee of the Radcliffe Foundation

Portrait of Melanie Cassoff

Melanie Cassoff

Former Managing Director, Freelands Foundation

Portrait of Rory Cellan-Jones

Rory Cellan-Jones

Founder, RCJ Media Ltd

Cassie Chadderton

Chief Executive, World Book Day

Portrait of Lord Peter Chadlington

Lord Peter Chadlington

CEO, The Chadlington Consultancy Ltd

Portrait of Jason Chaffer

Jason Chaffer

Advisor to FTSE 100 CEOs, Manchester Square Partners

Baroness Shami Chakrabarti

Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers

Portrait of Tom Chalmers

Tom Chalmers

Managing Director, Legend Times

Professor Nira Chamberlain OBE

President, The Mathematical Association & Visiting Professor, Loughborough University Mathematical Sciences Department

Portrait of Louis Charalambous

Louis Charalambous

Partner, Simons Muirhead & Burton

Portrait of Doctor Helen Charman

Dr Helen Charman

Director of Learning and National Programmes, Victoria & Albert Museum

Portrait of Aaron Chatterley

Aaron Chatterley

Founder, Indu and Feelunique

Portrait of Sir Ian Cheshire

Sir Ian Cheshire

Chair, Spire Healthcare & Former Chairman, Barclays UK and Chairman, Debenhams

Portrait of Jean-Patrick Cheylan

Jean-Patrick Cheylan

Country Manager - Operations, Benelux, Tik Tok

Portrait of Doctor Prathiba Chitsabesan

Dr Prathiba Chitsabesan

Associate National Clinical Director for Children and Young People's Mental Health, NHS England

Portrait of Matt Chorley

Matt Chorley

Editor, The Red Box - The Times

Portrait of Professor Ian Christie

Professor Ian Christie

Visiting Professor in the History of Film and Media

Portrait of Greg Clark

Rt Hon Greg Clark

MP & Former Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Portrait of Tim Clark

Tim Clark

Senior Group Advisor, Good Governance Group

Portrait of Heather Clark Charrington

Heather Clark Charrington

Director of Audiences, Southbank Centre & Former Director of Marketing and Communication, English National Ballet

Portrait of Lucy Clayton

Lucy Clayton

Author of "How To Go To Work" & Non-Exec, Community Clothing

Portrait of Victoria Cleland

Victoria Cleland

Executive Director for Banking, Payments and Innovation, Bank of England

Portrait of Alan Clements

Alan Clements

Managing Director, Two Rivers Media

Portrait of Vanessa Clifford

Vanessa Clifford

Chief Executive at Royal Thames Yacht Club, Former CEO, Newsworks

Portrait of Rita Clifton CBE

Rita Clifton CBE

Portfolio Chairman & Director

Portrait of Doctor Martin Coath

Dr Martin Coath

Transdisciplinary Researcher, Workshop Leader and Lecturer (Plymouth University)

Annabella Coldrick

Chief Executive, Music Managers Forum

Portrait of Jim Coleman

Jim Coleman

UK CEO and Regional Lead North America, We Are Social

Portrait of Professor Michael Coleman

Professor Michael Coleman

Professor of Toxicology, Aston University

Portrait of Sarah Coleman painting a wall

Sarah Coleman

Illustrator, Inkymole

Portrait of Simon Collins

Simon Collins

Founder, Gold Collins Associates & Serial Chairman and Board member

Portrait of Damian Collins

Damian Collins

Member of Parliament for Folkestone & Hythe

Portrait of Claudine Collins

Claudine Collins

Managing Director UK, MediaCom

Portrait of Robert Colvile

Robert Colvile

Director, Centre for Policy Studies & Editor-in-Chief, CapX

Portrait of Louisa Compton

Louisa Compton

Head of News and Current Affairs, Specialist Factual, and Sport, Channel 4

Dan Connolly

Sports Marketing Executive, Consul Sports Club

Noreen Connolly

Managing Director, Beam

Portrait of Clare Connor

Clare Connor

Chief Executive, The Place

Portrait of Tracey Cooper

Tracey Cooper

Executive Producer, Riff Raff Films

Portrait of Zaki Cooper

Zaki Cooper

Director of Philanthropy and Communications, Dorfman Family Office

Portrait of Pavita Cooper

Pavita Cooper

Founder, More Difference

Portrait of Yvette Cooper

Yvette Cooper

Labour MP

Ben Cooper

Group Director, Content and Music, Bauer Media Group & Former Controller, BBC Radio 1 & BBC Radio 1Xtra

Portrait of Paula Cooper

Paula Cooper

Director, Consumer One, Toyota GB

Portrait of Jason Cotterrell

Jason Cotterrell

Chief Operating Officer - Outdoor, Global

Portrait of Ed Couchman

Ed Couchman

Head of Sales, UK & Northern Europe, Spotify & Former General Manager, Snap Inc.

Portrait of Mike Coupe

Mike Coupe

Former CEO, Sainsbury's

Ben Cowell OBE

Director General, Historic Houses Association

Portrait of Sarah Cowley

Sarah Cowley

Head of Prosperity Fund Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Portrait of Professor Brian Cox

Professor Brian Cox

Particle Physicist & TV Presenter

Portrait of Simon Cox

Simon Cox

Investigations Editor, BBC Arabic

Portrait of Dame Diane Coyle CBE

Dame Diane Coyle CBE

Bennett Professor of Public Policy, University of Cambridge

Portrait of Stuart Cresswell

Stuart Cresswell

Aftersales Director, TrustFord

Portrait of John Cresswell

John Cresswell

Non-Executive Director

Portrait of Michael Crick

Michael Crick

Political Correspondent, Mail Plus

Portrait of Phil Critchlow

Phil Critchlow

CEO & Founder, TBI Media

Portrait of Professor Stuart Croft

Professor Stuart Croft

Vice Chancellor and President, University of Warwick