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.


Catherine Calderwood

Chief Medical Officer for Scotland

Gary Caldwell

Former Manager, Chesterfield Football Club

Johnny Cameron

Senior Advisor, Gleacher Shacklock

Sarah Campbell

Royal Correspondent, BBC

Alastair Campbell

Strategist, Author, Mental Health Campaigner

Glenn Campbell

Politics Journalist and Presenter, BBC Scotland

Fiona Campbell

Controller, BBC 3

Matthew Campbell-Hill

Technology & Media Consultant, Retired GB Athlete

Sandy Canavan

Circuit Judge, Snaresbrook Crown Court

Dr Ellie Cannon

GP and Media Doctor

Dr Fran Cardells

Independent Adviser in Data Analytics Strategies

Professor Nessa Carey

Scientist (academic and industrial) and author

Dr Henry Carleton

Founder & Non-Executive Director at Four Eyes Insight Ltd

Rt Hon Alistair Carmichael

Liberal Democrat Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs & Brexit, Chief Whip, MP for Orkney & Shetland

Tom Carney

Franchise Director Audi, Inchcape

Mark Carney

Former Governor of the Bank of England

Adam Carney

Group Diversity Manager, Lookers

Dame Alison Carnwath

Independent non-executive director, BP plc & Former Chairman, Land Securities

Lord Robert Carnwath

Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

Paul Carolan

Managing Director, Archipelo

Sir Roger Carr

Chairman, BAE Systems

Fiona Carragher

Chief Policy and Research Officer, Alzheimer’s Society

James Carroll

Film & TV Agent, Northbank Talent Management

Miranda Carter

Director of M&A and New Organisational Models, NHS Improvement

Elizabeth Carter

Transformation Lead, NHS Improvement

Professor Paul Cartledge

AG Leventis Professor of Greek Culture

Hilary Carty

Director, Clore Leadership

Nicolas Cary

Co-Founder & Vice Chairman, Blockchain

Margaret Casely-Hayford

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

Melanie Cassoff

Managing Director, Freelands Foundation

Rory Cellan-Jones

Journalist, BBC News

Cassie Chadderton

Chief Executive, World Book Day

Lord Peter Chadlington

Group CEO, Huntsworth Plc

Jason Chaffer

Advisor to FTSE 100 CEOs

Baroness Shami Chakrabarti

Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers

Tom Chalmers

Managing Director, Legend Times

Dr Nira Chamberlain

President, IMA & Visiting Fellow, Loughborough University Mathematical Sciences Department

Clare Chapman

Head of Media Planning, Essence Global

Louis Charalambous

Partner, Simons Muirhead & Burton

Jonathan Charles

Managing Director, Communications, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Dr Helen Charman

Director of Learning and National Programmes, Victoria & Albert Museum

Aaron Chatterley

Founder, Feelunique

Sir Ian Cheshire

Chairman, Barclays UK and Chairman, Debenhams

Andy Chew

Managing Director, Cisco Systems

Jean-Patrick Cheylan

Head of Entertainment, EMEA, Twitter

Dr Prathiba Chitsabesan

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

Professor Ian Christie

Visiting Professor in the History of Film and Media

Professor Fabio Ciravegna

Professor of Language and Knowledge Technologies, University of Sheffield

Tim Clark

Senior Group Advisor, Good Governance Group

Rt Hon Greg Clark

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

Heather Clark Charrington

Director of Marketing and Communication, English National Ballet

Charly Classen

Vice Chair, Special Olympics GB & Former General Manager, ESPN

Lucy Clayton

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

Erika Clegg

Co-Founder, Spring

Nick Clegg

Head of Global Affairs and Communications, Facebook & Chairman, Social Mobility Foundation and Former Deputy Prime Minister

Victoria Cleland

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

Alan Clements

Managing Director, Two Rivers Media

Vanessa Clifford

Former CEO, Newsworks

Nigel Clifford

Former CEO, Ordnance Survey & Non-executive Director, Anite

Rita Clifton CBE

Portfolio Chairman & Director