International Based Speakers
Whilst many of the speakers we have listed on our website are UK-based, we are also fortunate enough to work with several speakers based outside the country.
From Europe to Australia and the USA, these are just some of the international speakers we work with who cover topics from technology, mental health, the future of work, overcoming adversity, and diversity and inclusion
Jens Heitland is the former Global Head of Innovation at IKEA Centres and is considered one of the leading minds and speakers on corporate innovation. Jens combines Innovation and Leadership to Human Innovation.
In 2019 Jens Heitland stepped down from his role at IKA and he set out to accelerate the way organisations innovate successfully. Jens believes that processes and the organisational setup are just one part of the Innovation equation. Human Leadership is the missing part to innovate an organization successfully.
Jens Heitland is the founder of WeAreSucceed.com, a Leadership Education Platform that is set out to bring leadership education to 1 billion people. Jens also owns HEITLAND INNOVATION, a company that helps organizations to innovate through an innovative interim Human Innovation Manager setup which has served clients in the UK, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the United States, Netherlands, and Spain. (based in the Netherlands)
Winston Ben Clements is an Inclusion Speaker and advocate with expertise in the areas of disability awareness, anti-racism, and resilience. He was predicted to live a life of isolation and pain due to a rare bone disorder known as Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI). This condition caused his bones to be extremely fragile, suffering over 200 fractures in his lifetime.
Winston Clements is a two-time TED Speaker, Entrepreneur, and YouTuber. His specialist topics are disability awareness, anti-racism, and resilience. Winston has partnered with global brands including Google and Disney. His ultimate mission is to inspire 1 BILLION people to unleash their full human potential. (Based in the USA)
Dr. Mark van Rijmenam, CSP is a trailblazing strategic futurist and highly sought-after international keynote speaker and Global Speaking Fellow. His unique ability to simplify intricate concepts and captivate audiences has inspired and enlightened over 100,000 leaders across 25 countries on all continents. He offers multiple experiences to assist your company in understanding the fast-changing world.
With a deep understanding of (generative) AI, blockchain, the metaverse, and other emerging technologies, Dr. Van Rijmenam is the trusted advisor to leading companies and governments seeking to innovate and thrive in the digital age. (Based in Australia)
Maria Conceicao is an inspirational speaker and is the first Portuguese Woman to summit Mount Everest, trek to both the North & South Poles, and do this all in aid of raising money for a charity she founded herself.
Maria’s life journey took her to Dubai in 2003 when she became a flight attendant at Emirates Airlines. Enjoying the life of Cabin Crew she toured the world visiting places many people could only dream of. In 2005 she took a fateful flight to the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka. It was here she witnessed extreme poverty in the slums of Bangladesh, which was made even more poignant given the life of luxury enjoyed by many in Dubai.
. Among other things, she built one of the most advanced schools in Bangladesh, despite not even having completed grade 6 herself. But after 8 years it all came tumbling down due to matters beyond her control, and Maria has shown great resilience and determination, in finding new ways to get the slum children back to school. (Based in Dubai)
Rory Mackenzie is an inspirational speaker on overcoming adversity who was critically injured in combat while serving in the British Army and went on to perform at the Paralympic Opening ceremony.
Rory Mackenzie served in the British Army as a Combat Medical Technician for nine years. In 2007 he was a victim of a roadside bomb; the device killed a fellow soldier and forced the amputation of Rory’s right leg.
Despite initially falling into a cycle of decline, with weeks of operations and a loss of hope, Rory, with support from his family, started to show signs of recovery. After a further seven months at Headley Court, including many hours in the prosthetics department, Rory made a complete physical recovery. (Based in Spain)
Dr. Marie-Helene Pelletier is an award-winning workplace mental health expert, psychologist, advisor, and speaker. Fluently bilingual in English and French, she’s one of only a handful of work psychologists holding both a Ph.D. and an MBA.
Marie-Helene brings a signature mix of business and clinical expertise to the groups she works with. She translates psychology research (about health, resiliency, and overcoming challenges) into strategies professionals, business leaders, and their teams need to thrive.
She’s a bilingual practicing psychologist who combines clinical, counseling, and workplace psychology. (based in Canada)
Graeme Codrington is an expert on the future of work. He is a researcher, author, futurist, presenter, and board advisor working across multiple industries and sectors. He has a particular interest in disruptive forces changing how people live, work, interact, and connect with each other.
Speaking internationally to over 100,000 people in more than 20 different countries every year, his client list includes some of the world’s top companies, and CEOs invite him back time after time to share his latest insights and help them and their teams gain a clear understanding of how to successfully prepare for the future. Graeme is the co-founder and international director of TomorrowToday, a global firm of futurists and business strategists. He is also a guest lecturer at five top business schools, including the London Business School, Duke Corporate Education, and the Gordon Institute of Business Science. He has five degrees, including a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA), a Masters in Sociology, and other professional degrees in Accounting, Arts and Theology, and Youth Work. (based in South Africa)
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