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June 2024 Speaker News

June 2024 Speaker News

This is our June 2024 speaker news and this month we feature feedback on Zoe Lyons, JJ Chalmers, Matt Ellison, and Paul Sinha; we welcome Benita Matofksa to the website; we have updates from Justin Hughes and Erica Farmer; and details on Sally Orange’s next challenges!  


“Zoe was so brilliant, so easy to work with, and hit the perfect tone for the event with her set. She had everyone in stitches. She controlled the awards presenting like she was one of the events team, she really had everyone engaged” On Zoe Lyons April 2024 

“It was a genuine delight to meet JJ last night and what an inspiration he is.  Nothing was too much trouble for him, he was ever so engaging and his inspirational talk was outstanding.  All in all, the perfect host!” On JJ Chalmers April 2024

“An absolutely great and engaging talk! It was a pleasure to have the chance of introducing Matt and his story to our audience. On Matt Ellison April 2024 

“ Paul was very good on the stage and a good performer.” On Paul Sinha April 2024


We are delighted to have added Benita Matofksa to the website

Benita Matofska is a world-leading speaker, changemaker and climate change consultant. She helps businesses and organisations navigate the economic, social and environmental challenges of our time to become sustainable companies, fit for the future.

Benita Matofska is a world-leading speaker, changemaker and climate change consultant  to some of the world’s most forward-thinking businesses. An award-winning social entrepreneur, she is renowned for her ability to inspire and captivate audiences worldwide with her knowledge, dynamism and insights on sustainability, social innovation, diversity and business transformation.

Benita leads sustainability for business consultancy Futuretivity, who specialise in delivering climate innovation for the media industry. Benita is the author of Generation Share, a ground-breaking book, voted top isolation read for a positive future by Forbes, containing the world’s largest collection of  inspiring stories of the changemakers transforming society, the economy and protecting the planet. In 2024, Benita co-founded Climate Women, a network for women who are passionate about protecting the planet. She previously created Global Sharing Week, a campaign addressing resource inequality reaching over 100 million people worldwide


Justin Hughes speaker bookingJustin Hughes is a former RAF fighter pilot and Red Arrows Pilot, and an authoritative speaker on teamwork and achieving high performance As a former fighter pilot, Executive Officer of the Red Arrows, senior corporate executive, and current biotech entrepreneur addressing climate change, Justin has ‘skin in the game’ when it comes to building high-performance cultures. Justin has recently sent us an update on his talks can be found on his webpage 

Erica Farmer is the founder of the Quantum Rise Talent Group and keynote speaker on digital learning, the future of work, and mental toughness. A successful female founder, speaker, and consultant, with over 20 years of experience delivering high-impact learning and development solutions Erica has worked with some of the UK’s largest brands, such as LV=, British Gas, Specsavers, and Virgin.

She has recently sent us her new showreel – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRDp3xWQnaI


Sally Orange MBE is a Former British Army Major, multi-record-breaking adventure athlete, passionate mental health campaigner and inspirational speaker. When she’s not undertaking record-breaking endurance achievements (often dressed in thoughtfully chosen costumes to raise a smile and start conversations around mental health), Sally is the focus of inspirational speaking engagements. 

In 2023, Sally took her passion for running and quest to change the conversation on mental ill health quite literally all around the world, by completing the World Marathon Challenge. This saw her successfully complete 7 marathons on 7 continents in 7 days, raising funds and awareness for 7 fantastic charities.

In 2024 & 2025, Sally plans to continue her mission by taking her message to the TOP of the world; twice!

In 2024 she is embarking on the Everest Marathon is officially the highest marathon in the world. And in 2025 she plans to take on the North Pole Marathon. A logistical and physical challenge. Traveling first to Svalbard and then onto the ice-ocean that is the North Pole, in temperatures dropping down to -50 Degrees. Sally will run on an ice sheet some 6 – 12 feet thick above 12,000 feet of Arctic Ocean on the top of the world.

The charities she will be supporting are The Samaritans and The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

To make a donation please visit https://givestar.io/gs/london-and-everest-marathonsor you are interested in sponsoring Sally please contact us and we can put you in touch.

That is it for this month. As always if we can help with any motivational speaker enquiries please email us at enquiries@scampspeakers.co.uk 


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.