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October 2022 Speaker News

October 2022 Speaker News

This is our October news round-up featuring feedback on Tanni Grey Thompson, Paul McGee, Araceli Camargo, and Nick Jankel: a new showreel from Darren Edwards, updated biog and speaking topics from Winston Ben Clements, and we welcome Ollie Ollerton and Kenton Cool to the website.


Everything went very well, Tanni was an extremely engaging speaker and the feedback from the parents and the students has been wonderful. on Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson – Sept 2022

Paul did an outstanding job for us and was an absolute delight to work with as always. On Paul Zerdin

Paul McGeeThanks for your work at our Conference, your session was extremely well-received evidence by our feedback sheets. I’m sure you left many of my colleagues with practical things to apply in their own lives and we will be following through on your session. On Paul McGee Sept 2022

Anthony was fantastic – what a lovely, lovely man & such a thought-provoking speech. On Anthony Bennett – Sept 2022

Amazing!!! She was absolutely brilliant and our colleagues were very engaged. Please pass on our thanks. On Araceli Camargo 

He was a great speaker and was a great end to the conference. On Nick Jankel – Sept 2022


We are delighted to have added Kenton Cool and Ollie Ollerton to our website.

Kenton Cool is one of the world’s leading high-altitude climbers, an avid adventurer, a mountaineer, and a highly engaging and inspiring speaker. Kenton holds the record for non-Sherpa summits of Everest, having summited the world’s highest mountain an astonishing 16 times. He has climbed extensively all over the world – establishing new routes and first ascents on peaks in Alaska, Europe, and India.

This 16th summit confirms Kenton’s status as the world’s most successful high-altitude mountaineer and elite IFMGA* mountain guide.

Kenton Cool can deliver keynotes on a variety of different subjects, including but not limited to:

  • Overcoming Adversity in a Hostile Environment
  • Critical Decision-Making in the Death Zone
  • The Big Mountain Blueprint for Optimal Performance – Leaders and Teams
  • Striving to Achieve your Goals
  • Understanding and Harnessing Personal Fear
  • Activating and Maximising your Performance Mindset

Ollie Ollerton is an inspirational speaker and energetic and a highly motivated former UK Special Forces operative with extensive experience in various international missions. Ollie is a cornerstone of the team that brought the Special Forces into the public eye with the Channel Four series SAS: Who Dares Wins. Ollie and his team are the UK’s first former UK Special Forces members to talk openly to media and to reveal their true identities. No longer part of the UK version, Ollie is now with another production in Australia – SAS Australia which follows a similar format to the UK version and has received unprecedented popularity.

For more on his speaking topic please visit his webpage


Winston Ben Clements is an Inclusion Speaker & 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.

His speaking topics include – 

  • Unconscious bias
  • Disability inclusion
  • Anti-racism awareness
  • Resilience
  • Growth mindset

Winston has recently updated his biog for us including a new showreel and more can be found on his webpage

Darren Edwards is a former mountaineer and Army Reservist who sustained a life-changing injury in the summer of 2016. The near-fatal climbing accident would leave Darren permanently paralysed from the chest down. With determination, grit, and positivity, Darren has overcome adversity by becoming a Disabled Adventurer, Expedition Leader, and Motivational Speaker.

His new showreel is below –


For those in the event industry, Mark Van Rijmenam, known as the Digital Speaker, published an article on “How Phygital Events will Change the Event Industry”.

And lastly a quick congratulations to our MD Matthew Fisher who completed the Amsterdam Marathon on Sunday 16th October 2022 in 5 hours 14mins.

That is it for this month. As always if we can help with any enquiries please email 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.