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.


David Butter

Communications Expert & Speaker

Tracey Byer

Lead Director, UK Markets Corporate Solutions, JLL

Mel Byrne

Non-Executive Director CReSTeD, Former Director of Dyslexia Trust

Dorothy Byrne

President, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge University

Dr Dave Caesar

Consultant in Emergency Medicine and Senior Strategic Advisor Scottish Government

Ann Cairns

Executive Vice Chairman, Mastercard

Catherine Calderwood

Chief Medical Officer for Scotland

Gary Caldwell

Former Manager, Chesterfield Football Club

Devron Callender

Cameraman, Editor & Creator of 'Record, Edit, Inspire'

Stephanie Calman

Writer and broadcaster

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

Patrick Campbell

Senior Curator - Reptiles, The Natural History Museum

Matthew Campbell-Hill

Emerging Technology, Strategy and Governance Adviser and charity founder

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

Paul Carolan

Managing Director, Archipelo

Sir Roger Carr

Chairman, BAE Systems

Fiona Carragher

Director of Research and Influencing, Alzheimer’s Society

James Carroll

Film & TV Agent, Northbank Talent Management

Miranda Carter

Director of Provider Development NHS England and Improvement

Elizabeth Carter

Transformation Lead, NHS England and Improvement

Professor Paul Cartledge

AG Leventis Professor of Greek Culture

Hilary Carty

Director, Clore Leadership

Carina Carvalhais

Responsible Investment Strategist, Man Group

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

Melanie Cassoff

Managing Director, Freelands Foundation

Lennox Cato DL

Dealer in Antiques

Rory Cellan-Jones

Journalist, BBC News

Cassie Chadderton

Chief Executive, World Book Day

Lord Peter Chadlington

CEO, The Chadlington Consultancy Ltd

Jason Chaffer

Advisor to FTSE 100 CEOs, Manchester Square Partners

Baroness Shami Chakrabarti

Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers

Tom Chalmers

Managing Director, Legend Times

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

Zia Chaudhry MBE

Director of the Foundation for Citizenship, LJMU & Barrister, Author

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

Matt Chorley

Editor, The Red Box - The Times

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