Jasmine Birtles is a TV and radio presenter, director of three companies, author of 38 books, money expert, techlash exponent and stand-up comedian (yes really), Jasmine has run things her way for the whole of her career.
She’s had a portfolio career since before it was fashionable and now she even trains people in how to have one themselves. Her workshop ‘How to be your own brand’, which teaches people the secrets of successful careers, is popular with employees and freelancers alike.
She is best known as a Money Expert and TV and radio personality who puts the ‘funny’ into ‘money’. Her fun, lively style and common sense manner mean that she can explain any complicated concept in a way that normal people like you and I can understand. This is quite a feat when you’re talking about the world economy!
Jasmine speaks at conferences and dinners around the world, hosts awards and runs corporate training workshops. Recent clients include Blackrock, Aegon, the Portuguese Government and NBC.
She is also the founder and editor of the country’s best-known money-making website MoneyMagpie.com which is the go-to site for information and help on making, as well as saving, money day-to-day.
She has two magazine columns that are humorous and informative and is currently working on a book on how to survive the technological revolution.
She also has a background as a comedy-writer and stand-up comedian who was regularly booked by events organisers for her comedy ‘imposter’ act.
Jasmine Birtles is an experienced and knowledgeable speaker on financial and business topics. She has a lively and friendly style and tends to speak from the point of view of the consumer.
She’s the woman who “puts the funny into money” and makes an often dry and off-putting subject fun, accessible and interesting.
She will often give talks that are tailored to the organisation and event that is hiring her but she also has some set speeches and workshops that she can give at conferences, after dinners and within an office environment.
As an after dinner speaker and corporate presenter, she has hosted conferences and entertained audiences for a wide variety of companies. Recent clients include Sainsbury’s, The Post Office, Lloyds TSB, Air Miles, The Foreign Office, Abbey National, The Department of Work and Pensions, Nectar, IKEA, British Gas, Boots, EDF Energy, and Olay
A few of her speeches include –
How to be Rich without Really Trying
Jasmine gives this practical and entertaining talk to employees and association members both in-person and online, and has already helped thousands of people learn how to manage their money and gain confidence in investing.
The talk can last from one to three hours, depending on what is needed, and covers topics such as day-to-day clever spending, how to save when you don’t have any money, how to understand your company pension and how to start investing for yourself.
She speaks to groups of ten to a thousand+ and follows it up with written materials with links to further reading and learning.
A hugely popular talk she has given it to a number of organisations including the BBC (for ten years), O2, Babcock and NBC
FinTech: Present and future
Jasmine Birtles speaks about the pros and cons of different forms of Fintech, again, particularly from the point of view of the consumer. She covers areas such as banking apps, peer-to-peer platforms, cryptocurrencies, Blockchain-based technologies and robots-investing
She also speaks about the potential uses in personal finance and investing of emerging technologies such as AI and VR.A fan of Fintech, Jasmine nevertheless is skeptical about many of the claims of its developers, and is wary of both various products’ vulnerabilities to hackers and fraudsters and their interfaces with consumers. Her talks can be given to groups of any size.
Insider Secrets Everything you need to know about being a successful Entrepreneur
A serial entrepreneur and business journalist, Jasmine speaks about entrepreneurship from her own experience and that of other businesspeople. Since 2007; when Jasmine founded and launched her money making and saving web site MoneyMagpie.com ;she’s learnt first-hand what it takes to build a successful consumer brand that now has over 150,000 readers and users.
Jasmine speaks about the ten mistakes new entrepreneurs tend to make when they set up a business including thinking too small, not planning, not wanting to fire people, not focussing enough on the core business and more.
Her talk is relevant for groups of any size and age.
Cryptocurrencies NFTs and Blockchain: what are they, what will they be and how do you get into it?
As well as speaking about Fintech generally, Jasmine speaks about cryptocurrencies and Blockchain for the average consumer. She explains, in simple and concrete terms, what cryptocurrencies are, how they work, what their future is and how to invest in them
She also explains what Blockchain is, what it’s uses are and could be and how it could transform the way we do business and run countries.
These talks can be given to groups of any size but if more hands-on information about investment is wanted then it is better for a smaller group., NFTs
A pleasure to work with - delivered content which was both outrageously funny and very well-tailored - charming and easy going.
— Animo Conferences
Absolutely superb performance - the evening was judged to have been a great success and enjoyed by all present.
Gradually descended into ridiculous business jargon that provokes a ticklish sense of self-recognition to ripple through the audience.
— The Times