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May 2022 Speaker News

May 2022 Speaker News

This is our May 2022 Speakers News Round-up. This month we have recent feedback on Anthony Bennett, Anj Handa, David Rowan, and Simon Weston; updated biogs from Paula Reid and Sally Gunnell: new showreels from Chris Lovett and Andrew Pain, and some links to some recent articles featuring Paul Hargreaves and Anne Wafula Strike


“Anthony was a revelation. Over the years I have seen many motivational/guest speakers and what stood out yesterday was the immediate impact he had on so many people.” – On Anthony Bennett – May 2022

“… the talk from Anj went down well with the team and prompted some good conversation starters, which was the intention of the day.” On Anj Handa (April 2022) 

“Simon Weston was a perfect choice and did an absolutely top job, a brilliant host and so personable with both the VIP and sponsor’s receptions.” – On Simon Weston (April 2022)

“It went brilliantly, David held an excellent presentation which resonated well with those who attended”.On David Rowan (April 2022)


Chris Lovett is a minimalist, TEDx speaker, career mentor, professional coach, disruptive thought leader, and the author of the top ten self-sufficiency, green living, and business motivation book Discovery of Less.

Chris Lovett is one of the UK’s only motivational speakers on minimalism and shares the incredible rewards around adopting a ‘less is progress’ approach in life and work. Chris recently sent us details of his recent Ted Talk.  

Andrew Pain is a TEDx / Keynote speaker, inspiring meaningful change and delivering practical strategies on critical aspects of leadership development, including; decision-making under pressure, burnout, effective delegation, time management, and personal performance.

With the recent Mental Health Awareness Week Andrew has been a popular choice to speak on Burnout and recently sent us an updated showreel. 


Paula Reid speaker bookingFrom Skiing to the South Pole to Yacht Racing round-the-world, Paula Reid has learned to develop the mindset to thrive and perform in the toughest of conditions.

Paula draws on her extreme adventuring experience, extensive business acumen, and Masters in Applied Positive Psychology to help individuals and organisations survive, cope, and thrive in uncertain and challenging conditions.

Paula has sent us her updated speaking topics including – 

  • Adventure Psychology: Going Knowingly into the Unknown
  • Sailing round-the-world – Boat to Boardroom
  • Ski Full Distance to the South Pole

For more details on each talk please visit her webpage 

Sally Gunnell speaker bookingSally Gunnell is an Olympic Athlete and 2022 marks her 30th anniversary of winning gold at the Barcelona 1992 Olympics, in 400m hurdles.

Following her retirement from international athletics, Sally developed a new career as a television presenter and motivational speaker. She has written four books on fitness, health, self-fulfillment, and well-being. Sally has kindly updated us on her recent speech topics including on Resilience/Wellbeing. Please visit her webpage for more info.

Roberta Lucca speaker bookingRoberta Lucca (aka Beta Lucca) is a successful creative entrepreneur, futurist, angel investor, international keynote speaker, and creator of Hyper Curious podcast.

She is among Forbes Top 50 Women in Tech and has been featured in world-renowned media outlets such as Sky News, BBC News, Times Radio, Financial Times, Disney Channel, Marie Claire, Wired, Management Today, and CNBC.

She has kindly updated us on her recent speech topics including – 

  • The Secret to the most disruptive organisations
  • The future is uncertain. Its time to co-create it
  • D&I – Improve Performance and create a better world
  • The Power of MULTIs – Don’t Trap Them in a job title 
  • More details on each can be found on her webpage 


Paul Hargreaves is the Founder and Chief Executive of Cotswold Fayre Ltd and a keynote speaker on leadership and compassion in business. Paul recently spoke at an event for Danish Company EGN and was featured in an interview on “Why sustainability needs to be a purpose-driven journey”. 

Anne Wafula-StrikeAnne Wafula Strike, MBE, is an inspirational and motivational speaker who draws on her own life experiences and achievements to inspire her audiences. In 2004 Anne became the first wheelchair racer from Sub-Sahara Africa to compete at the Paralympics in Athens. In 2006 Anne became a British citizen and joined Team GB and in 2007 she was officially recognised by the Queen at a Buckingham Palace reception for her work as a disabled athlete and for involvement in charity work for people with disabilities. Anne has recently featured in an interview in the 2nd edition of “Sauti Ya Africa” Magazine. To subscribe and order a copy please visit their website 

Danny Scheinmann is a filmmaker, best selling novelist, actor, and an inspirational speaker on storytelling and communication. Danny has traveled extensively telling stories in over 30 countries, working with street children in some of the most challenging cities in the world including Manila, Bogota, and Pnomh Penh, and was one of the first UK performers into Siberia after glasnost in 1991. He’s a Sunday Times best-selling novelist reaching no.1 on Amazon UK in fiction and is a filmmaker and actor and experienced speaker, whose clients include Microsoft, Airbus, and Experian.

Danny has recently sent us a link to a new film he made for the World Health Organisation about Changemakers in health.  

That is it for this month. As always if we can help with any enquiries please drop us a line 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.