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Speaker News August 2022

Speaker News August 2022

This is our August Speaker News Round up – this month we have feedback on recent events for Anthony Bennett and Josh Littlejohn; an updated biog from Katherine Baker; a new showreel from Owen O’Kane; we welcome Matt O’Neill and Kaitlin Zhang to the website, and lastly going on tour, Anthony Bennett and Nick Smethhurst hit the road!


“He was INCREDIBLE! So inspirational and hugely motivatingOn Anthony Bennett – July 2022 

“Josh spoke very well and I have received lots of very positive feedback from those in the audience at our annual prize day last Friday. Delighted”  On Josh Littlejohn – July 2022

“This year’s guests were superb. Sara was amazing, Jay Blades was incredible and the The FoxDogs were the real surprise package and the crowd adored them! – on Sara Davies, Jay Blades and The FoxDog Studios – July 2022


Katherine Baker speaker bookingKatherine Baker is the Founder and CEO of Intrinsic Energy, an EdTech platform revolutionising corporate training methods, to make learning and development more impactful and accessible for all.

With over 8 years of experience as a trainer and speaker, working for companies such as Cisco, Unilever, Schroder’s, and Goldman Sachs, Katherine has helped hundreds of clients develop the skills required to take their careers to the next level. Katherine’s clients span a number of markets including Europe, The United States, Australia, and Asia.

Katherine has sent us an update on his speaking topics including effective networking, developing high-performing teams, and stakeholder management to name a few, and more can be found on her webpage.

OwenOKaneOwen O’Kane is a psychotherapist, speaker, and author of the globally acclaimed book, ‘Ten To Zen’.He has over 25 years of experience in the mental health sector and is a former NHS Mental Health Clinical lead, who now runs a successful private practice in London.

Owen has recently delivered a talk for TedEx Kingston called “Bombs, Bullets and a Piano”. Owen explores how a piano became his salvation whilst growing up in a war zone and dealing with bullying.


We are delighted to welcome Kaitlin Zhang and Matt O’Neill to the website

Kaitlin Zhang is the CEO of Oval Branding and an award-winning speaker on Branding and Personal Branding

Kaitlin Zhang is a Chinese Canadian entrepreneur and creative based in London, UK. She has lived and worked in Shenzhen, Vancouver, Shanghai, and San Francisco before settling in London. Her multi-cultural background helps inform her cross-border branding practice, especially between China and the West.

Her Speaking topics include –

  • The Future of Branding and Marketing (With Storytelling and Visual Examples)
  • 5 Steps To Build Your Personal Brand Online
  • Corporate Branding for the Financial Industry: Finance, Fintech, and VC/PEs
  • Corporate Branding for the Blockchain Industry: NFTs, Web3, and Metaverse
  • Branding, Marketing, and Technology in China
  • Understanding China’s Consumer, Internet, and Social Media Landscape
  • How to Promote Women in Leadership, Diversity, and Inclusion
  • Minimalism, Wellbeing, and the Entrepreneurial Mindset

Matt O’Neill is a technology futurist speaker and keynote speaker who delivers tailored bespoke talks on subjects such as the future of work, the future of leadership, and post-pandemic life.

Before becoming a futurist, Matt spent over 15 years developing marketing and communications businesses. They include an innovative events company, cutting-edge video marketing products, and a marketing communications agency.

Some of his speaking topics include.

  • The Future of Work
  • The Big 21st Century Trends
  • Machines Vs Humans
  • Post Pandemic life
  • Future of Leadership

Matt also creates bespoke keynote talks for industry-specific events and more can be found on his webpage.


Have you ever wanted to have your own podcast but are not sure where to start? Tim Caple is a sports broadcaster involved in broadcast media for approaching 30 years during which time he has worked for all of the leading broadcast outlets including BBC, ITV, Chan4 + 5, ESPN, Eurosport, BT Sport, and Sky Sports as well as broadcasters around the world. He also runs his own podcast.

His company PrimePodcast offers everything you will need to help make your podcast, from help with ideas to setting up and recording. More details can be found on their website. https://www.primepodcast.co.uk. Tim’s Talking Sports Book Podcast can be found here https://www.timcaple.com/podcast

Released on the 29th July 2022 on Amazon Prime – “Thirteen Lives” tells the story of the rescue of the Thailand boys football team trapped in a cave back in 2018. One of the cave divers who helped with the rescue was John Volanthen and more details on his speaking work can be found on his webpage. 

Lastly, Anthony Bennett (the Miracle Man) and Nick Smethurst (Author of An Idiots Love of Idioms) are going on tour for evenings of emotion, fun, and inspiration.

They will be in –

  • `Manchester – 12th September
  • Edinburgh – 15th September
  • Birmingham – 19th September
  • London – 24th September

If you are interested in attending more information and tickets can be found here- https://www.eventbrite.com/cc/nick-and-anthonys-uk-tour-891139

That’s it for this month but if you have any enquiries in the meantime 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.