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August 2021 Speaker News Update

August 2021 Speaker News Update

This is our August 2021 Speaker News Round-up. Traditionally a quieter month for speaking events, this month we feature new books from Helen Richardson Walsh and Chris Lennon, have feedbacks from Anthony Bennett, Matt Ellison, and Eddie Edwards, as well as updates from Chris Roebuck and a link to a recent article by Warren Knight


These are a few recent feedbacks from events.

“Today went really well and everyone was buzzing. Can you thanks Anthony again for us. He was awesome!” July 2021 on Anthony Bennett

“Anthony was an absolute pleasure to work with last week and gave a wonderful presentation for which we had a lot of lovely feedback, and there were more than a few people with something in their eye :)”  – July 2021 on Anthony Bennett

“Matt’s honest and personal style of storytelling took the audience on an insightful journey into the experiences of transgender people. Matt engaged the audience from start to finish and was open and supportive of questions”. – July 2021 on Matt Ellison 

Yes, he was brilliant thank you, had really good feedback from everyone too. He’s such a nice guy! Please pass on our thanks to him again, and thank you for all your help you’ve been brilliant!”July 2021 On Eddie Edwards


Christopher Lennon is the Director of Stone Falcon Corporate and Legal Consulting Ltd and has 30 years of experience within the oil and gas industry – initially working offshore on rigs in the UK and Norway before becoming involved with projects and supply chain issues. He is a speaker on project planning, supply chain management, project scoping and project risk management, and building high-performance teams.

Due out in October his new book is “The Silver Bullets of Project Management”. This book provides practical guidance for corporate decision-makers, project managers, project engineers, and for those wishing to grasp the key issues that define project success. The book represents a distillation of years of practical experience and offers a clear and concise ‘blueprint’ for how to approach projects and their management.


“Winning Together” An Olympic-Winning Approach to Building Better Teams” Is a new book by Helen Richardson Walsh and Kate Richardson Walsh due to be published in October

In Winning Together, Helen and Kate, share powerful lessons from the Great Britain women’s hockey team’s journey to gold in Rio 2016. They show how to create a winning culture in any environment, in any industry, so that you and your teammates can thrive. 

Drawing on their vast experience both in and out of sport, double Olympic medalists Helen and Kate, tell the incredible, behind-the-scenes story of how a team from the lower rankings forced its way to the top. They bring you into their team huddle to reflect and work through exercises to help improve your performance. Using their individual and collective stories they demonstrate that successful teams are made up of people who are valued as human beings and supported to individually flourish.

Speaker Update 


Chris Roebuck speaker bookingChris Roebuck is a speaker with unique insights on how to deliver success. A globally experienced senior business, public sector, and military leader Chris shows how simple practical day-to-day actions can deliver high performance, great customer service, innovation, transformation, efficiency and make every employee a proactive brand ambassador.

Chris has sent us an update on his speeches.

Chris’ unique step-by-step system, Firm FoundationGet the Best, Focus onto a target, will help clients start to achieve any of these immediately. Everyone will have and implement their own 3 step action plan focused on getting done what needs to be done. C suite can then easily coordinate these to focus organisational impact.

From delivering a new strategy, boosting employee performance, and improving customer service to finding cost reductions and managing risk more effectively. He’s delivered all of these. Chris gives your people the energy and tools you focus their efforts on so your event is not only successful but it then leads to real action.

These are the Areas for Action

Action to achieve next year’s critical objectives & strategy
Keynote Transformation: Interweaving and clarity on forthcoming strategic deliverables with inspiring individual leadership improvement and a 3 step action plan to implement immediately at personal, team, and organisational level aligned to CEOs plan.

Action to focus impact on a specific area – eg improving leadership, financial performance, customer focus, communications, and even risk management
Keynote transformation: Interweave need for specific action in the area, inspiring improving impact on that area and a 3 step action plan to implement immediately aligned to CEOs strategy.

Action to build a new world – transformation & change: restructure, merger, acquisition, new business, or going up a gear post-Covid
Keynote transformation: To show that aligned energy from everyone will make the new world a reality and enable everyone to build their 3 step action plan to start the journey.

Action for impact with diverse audiences – multi-organisational events
Keynote Transformation: By revealing the power each individual has in their own experience and how they can apply that to the situation they are in, it enables everyone to create their own 3 step action plan that matches their specific organisation’s needs.

For more specific details please access Chris webpage.

Chris has also been invited to join the Newsweek Expert forum to contribute to Newsweek via articles and events. The forum is a select invited group of just over 100 global experts on leadership, business and wider society.

Anna Hemmings MBE is best known as Britain’s most successful ever female kayaker, a 2 time Olympian and 6 times World Champion and is an inspirational and motivational speaker. She has recently published this article on 8 Lessons for Business from Toyko 2020.


Warren Knight is an award-winning keynote speaker a top 100 Global Influencer and top 100 Tech Influencer, he’s internationally recognised as a speaker in 30 countries, trainer, and coach on Digital Leadership & Digital Transformation, with nearly 15 years digital experience he’s an award-winning technology entrepreneur, certified Agile leader and author of Think #Digital First.

Warren knight has sent us a link to a recent article on the Changing Role of the CMO in a Digital Transformation

Lastly, a reminder that the re-scheduled International Confex takes place on the 1st and 2nd September at the London Excel.


We have worked with Matthew for many years and will continue to do so. His knowledge of the Speaker Market and ability to interpret our clients requirements is quite exceptional.

He is incredibly thorough in his approach and always goes that extra mile to ensure everything is exactly as required.

I am always happy working with Matthew, he has great credibility, he is very diverse in his ability to make things happen.

Matthew Fisher and I have worked together for many number of years. I have always found Matt to be honest, good natured and willing to work hard always carefully selecting the best appearances to suit my personality and lifestyle. The work Matthew has delivered for me over the years has varied from schools, colleges, attending film premiers, guest speaking  to name a few all of which I have lots of memories and thoroughly enjoyed.