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May 2023 Speaker News

May 2023 Speaker News

This is our May Speaker News round-up this month featuring feedback on Anthony Bennett, Christian Howes, Sharron Davies, and Linda Moir; update showreels and biogs from David Rowan, Matt Young, Nigel Taberner, and Mark Van Rijmenam; a podcast featuring Erica Farmer, we welcome Tilly Lockey and Ebru Koksal to the website 


Anthony Bennett speaker booking“Anthony was professional from the moment he arrived, and his presentation was outstanding. He was able to connect with so many people in the room and I know many were inspired and felt very encouraged. Anthony’s courage, humility, humour, authenticity, kindness, and skilled abilities as a presenter were second to none!”March 2023 on Anthony Bennett

“The delegates felt that Christian was perfect to end the day with his interesting, fun examples of data projects he has worked on which demonstrated the power of FS collaborating with other industries. He was energetic and passionate were some things we heard back too.” March 2023 on Christian Howes

“It went really well, thanks – going to collate some feedback but so far everyone seems to have really enjoyed it!” On Matt Ellison – March 2023

“The team were fully engaged and absolutely loved her speech. So many things are relative to our busy salon and clients’ expectations and experiences. Also as a team, it was great for them to be inspired by her stories and that’s it’s actually ok to think outside the box and show each individual’s personalities.” – On Linda Moir – April 2023

“We have had some really positive feedback about the event and you must take a huge amount of credit for being an integral part of the night. The way you managed the sponsors and winners was brilliant and your speech at the beginning came across really well.” 
On Sharron Davies – April 2023 


David Rowan is Founding UK Editor-in-Chief, of WIRED and explains compellingly how emerging technologies will impact business — and how leaders should prepare now. David’s Amazon #1 business bestseller Non-Bullshit Innovation: 17 Proven Ways to Transform How You Work (Penguin) has been published in Japan, Korea, Russia, Ukraine, and beyond. His updated biog and showreel can be found on his webpage

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. His updated showreel and biog can be found on his webpage

Matt Young is a Mindset Expert & Human Behavioural Specialist within high-performing companies and organisations. His unrivaled experience and knowledge in creating positive lasting results for his clients in their psychology have led to him working with some of the worlds leading sports and business people. Matt recently spoke and the London Marathon Expo and the clip can be found on his webpage.

Nigel Taberner is a former UK hostage negotiator who provides bespoke communications training, consultancy, and keynote speeches. For 10 years that was the world that Nigel Taberner lived in as a hostage negotiator. During that time, he successfully negotiated over 130 domestic and international high-risk armed sieges, suicide threats, and kidnap situations. Thankfully, not one person died in any of the incidents Nigel attended. Nigel has sent us more details on his speaking topics and can be found on his webpage


We are delighted to have added Tilly Lockey and Ebru Koksal to our website

Tilly Lockey is a multi-talented, hardworking rising star and speaker who speaks on robotics, AI, diversity and inclusion, and disability. At 15 months old, Tilly Lockey was diagnosed with Meningococcal Septicemia which meant she had to lose her hands, forearms, and toes to meningitis as a baby.

Developing state-of-the-art bionic arms with Open Bionics which she wears every day, Tilly Lockey has received a Humanitarian award in New York, won a talent competition, ‘Got What It Takes’ and has performed to an audience of 20,000 at BBC Radio 1’s Big Weekend, all with a thriving online presence across all social platforms. More details can be found on her webpage

Ebru Koksal, CFA is a respected leading figure in international football and a speaker on leadership, diversity and inclusion, and resilience.

Ebru Köksal began her professional career in New York, as a financial analyst in Corporate Finance at Morgan Stanley, before moving back to Turkey to serve as a senior manager at Citibank between 1992 and 1999. In 1999, Ms. Köksal joined the private equity fund of AIG as a VP, before joining Galatasaray Sports Club in 2001.

Each of her speaking events are tailored to each client and examples of recent talks include –

  • Power to Shape
  • Personal Resilience & Leadership
  • Decision Making and Negotiating
  • Rebellion against Myself
  • A Seat at the Table: Delivering More Decision-Makers
  • Being Bold For Change
  • Women Decision Making and Gender Equality


Erica Farmer is the founder of the Quantum Rise Talent Group and keynote speaker on digital learning, the future of work, and mental toughness. Erica has recently been interviewed for a brand podcast talking about her TEDx talk.

This is all the news for May as always if we can help with any enquiries please contact us on 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.