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.

Giles Gibbons

Founder & CEO, Good Business

Sir John Gieve

Chairman of VocaLink and Former Permanent Secretary of the Home Office

Olivia Giles

CEO, 500 miles

Simon Gillespie OBE

Former Chief Executive, British Heart Foundation

Clare Gilmartin

Non Exec Director, Chair of Remuneration, Member of Audit & Risk, Wise, Former CEO, Trainline

Katushka Giltsoff

Founder, KGI Associates Ltd

Brian Gilvary

Chairman, INEOS Energy

Robin Gisby

Chairman, London North Eastern Railway

David Gittleson

Senior Partner, EY

Simon Gleeson

Partner, Clifford Chance

David Glick

CEO, Edge Investments

Lizzie Glithero-West

Chief Executive, Heritage Alliance

Professor Paul Glover

Chair of Petrophysics, University of Leeds

Neil Glover

Head of Materials Research, Rolls-Royce

Nick Godwin

Creative Director, Britespark Films

Chris Goldson

Director of Commercial Marketing & Pitch Development, ITV

Will Gompertz

Director of Arts and Learning, Barbican

Bruce Goodison

Film and TV Director

Graham Goodkind

Founder & Chairman of Frank & Dutch Uncle & Active Investor in early stage companies

Adrian Gorham

Head of Business Operations, Telefonica UK

Kevin Gothelf

Business Counsel, The Cogent Partnership

Nicola Gough

Head of Closures (Engineering), Bentley

Caroline Goyder

Public Speaking Expert

Lord Michael Grade

Broadcast Businessman & Conservative Peer

Josh Graff

Managing Director EMEA/LATAM & VP Global Enterprise, LinkedIn

Emma Graham-Harrison

International Affairs Correspondent, The Guardian

Guy Grainger

Global Head of Sustainability Services, JLL

Andrew Grant

Founder & CEO, Tulchan

Dr. Tim Grant

Senior Lecturer in Forensic Linguistics, Aston University

Gemma Greaves

Co-FounderCo-Founder Nurture & Partners, Former Chief Executive, The Marketing Society

Professor Simon Green

Pro-vice-chancellor Research & Former Professor of Politics & Executive Dean, School of Languages and Social Sciences, Aston University

Andy Green

Chairman and Non-Executive Director

Laurence Green

Former Founder Fallon London & Former Executive Partner, MullenLowe

Julia Greenhough

Marketing Director, TrustFord

Professor John Greenman

Professor of Tumour Immunology, University of Hull

Victoria Greenwood

"Ex Criminologist and solicitor & Trustee, Longford Trust

Professor Simon Gregory

Deputy Medical Director of Primary and Integrated Care Education for England and a GP at King Edward Road Surgery, Northampton

David Gregson

Chair, The Gregson Family Foundation

Geordie Greig

Former Editor, Daily Mail

Robyn Grew

President, Man Group

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

Paralympian & Crossbench Peer

Sir Paul Grice

Principal and Vice-Chancellor

Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC

Former MP & Former Attorney General for England and Wales

John Griffith-Jones

Chairman, StepChange Debt Charity, Vice Chairman, National Numeracy Trust & Former Chairman, FCA

Portrait of Matt Griffiths

Matt Griffiths

CEO, The National Foundation for Youth Music

Adrian Griffiths

CEO, Recycling Technologies Ltd

Andrew Grill

The Actionable Futurist

Loyd Grossman

Chair, The Royal Parks

Francesco Guerrera

Head of EMEA, Dow Jones Media Group

Robert Guest

Deputy Editor, The Economist

Jani Guest

CEO, Creators Inc

Dr Samir Guglani

NHS Oncologist, Author and Director of Medicine Unboxed

Manu Gupta

Founder, Blue Lion Global & Former Investment Partner, Lakestar

Daksh Gupta

Vice President, The Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) & Former CEO, Marshall Motor Holdings plc

Dr Doug Gurr

Director, The Natural History Museum & Former UK Country Manager, Amazon

Kathryn Gutteridge

Former President, Royal College of Midwives

Sam Gyimah

Former MP for East Surrey

Sharon Hague

Vice President, Pearson Qualification Services

Becki Haines

Independent Executive Producer, FutureEverything & Former JCEO & Executive Producer, Coney

Luke Hakes

Investment Director, Octopus Ventures