Welcome to our 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.


Jonathan Harman

MD Royal Mail, MarketReach

David Harrigan

Former Vice President, Legal at Paramount Pictures

BJ Harrington

Chief Constable, Essex Police

Kathleen Harris

Partner, Arnold & Porter

Cassian Harrison

Channel Editor, BBC4

Patrick Harrison

Director of Reputation Management & Strategic Media Relations, Weber Shandwick

Dr. Andy Harter

Founder & CEO, RealVNC

Paddy Harverson

Co-Founder of Milltown Partners, Former Communications Secretary, Royal Family & Director of Communications, Manchester United

Peter Harvey

Former CEO of Barclays Corporate and Commercial Bank

Uzma Hasan

Film Producer, Little House Productions

Professor Jonathan Haskel

Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England

Chris Hawkins

Music Presenter, BBC Radio 6

Natalie Haynes

BBC Radio 4 Broadcaster & Author

James Hayr

Co-Founder, Brand Directors & Former Global Head of Partnerships, Endemol Shine Group

Rick Haythornthwaite

Chairman of Mastercard International, Centrica and Chair of The Creative Industries Federation

Tony Hayward

Former CEO, Genel Energy

Rt Hon Sir Oliver Heald QC

MP for North East Hertfordshire

Karen Heaven

Managing Director, Investment Consulting, Redington

David Hellier

UK Business Writer at Bloomberg

Sarah Henderson

Managing Director, Murray Chalmers PR

Professor Noreena Hertz

Academic, Economist, Author

Stephen Hester

CEO, RSA Insurance

Martin Hewitt

Chair, National Police Chiefs' Council

Pete Higgin

Director of Enrichment, Punchdrunk

Professor Dame Julia Higgins

Emeritus Professor of Polymer Science, Imperial College London

Charlotte Higgins

Chief Culture Writer , Guardian

Stephanie Hilborne

Chief Executive, Women in Sport

Stephanie Hilborne OBE

Chief Executive, Women in Sport

Julie Hill

Chair, WRAP

Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen John Hillier

Former Chief of the Royal Air Force

Lindsey Hilsum

International Editor, Channel 4 News

Claire Hilton

Managing Director - Brand & Insight, Barclays

James Hind

CEO, Carwow

Anya Hindmarch

Chairman, Anya Hindmarch

Ian Hislop

Editor, Private Eye

Vidar Hjardeng MBE

Diversity Consultant, ITV News

David Hoare

Chairman, Teenager Cancer Trust

Brent Hoberman

Founder and Executive Chairman, Made.com

Julia Hobsbawm

Professor of Networking & Founder, Editorial Intelligence

Simon Hodgkinson

Chief Information Security Officer, BP

Sharon Hodgson

MP for Washington and Sunderland West

Paul Hodgson

Head of Government Affairs, Royal London

Christine Hodgson

Chairman, Capgemini

Lord Bernard Hogan-Howe

Former Commissioner, Metropolitian Police

Julia Holding

Julia Holding Consultancy Services, Self Employed

Bob Holland

Associate Artistic Director, English National Opera

John Holliday

Managing Director, Influ-ence International

Dr Mike Holmes

Vice Chair Membership, Royal College of General Practitioners

Alison Holt

Social Affairs Correspondent, BBC

Professor David Holt

Emeritus Professor of Bioanalytics

Sue Holt

Managing Director of ITP Media Group Dubai

Peter Homa

Director General, Defence Medical Services & Former Chair, NHS Leadership Academy

Dame Lin Homer

Former CEO of HMRC & Former Head of UK Border Agency and Department of Transport

Andrew Hood

Partner, Regulatory & Trade, Fieldfisher LLP

General David Hook

Former Senior Officer, Royal Marines

Andrew Hooks

Former Chief Operating Officer, Carwow

Rachel Hopcroft CBE

Head of Corporate Affairs, KPMG

Harriet Hounsell

Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer, UK and Ireland, McDonald's

Emma Howard Boyd

Chair, Environment Agency