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Sally Gunnell – Olympic Gold Medallist & Motivational Speaker & Wellbeing Speaker

Sally Gunnell is a Olympic Athlete who won Gold at the 1992 Olympics in the 400m hurdles and is a motivational speaker and speaker on health and wellbeing.

Pre-her Olympic Achievements, Sally won Gold at the Edinburgh Commonwealth Games in 1986, Gold at the European Cup 400m flat race in 1989 and Gold again at 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland. Her last medal came after the 1992 Games at the 1993 World Championships in Stuttgart where she stormed to the Gold, setting a new World Record in the process.

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-fulfilment and well-being.

Today Sally is a working mother of three boys who uses her phenomenal athletics career to inspire and empower others, from families to corporates, to achieve their goals. The synergy between sport and business has allowed Sally to get people to believe in their own ability and become the very best that they can be.

Sally achieves this via motivational keynote speaking and provides insights, tips and tools that audiences can take away and apply in order to make a real change to their life.

Sally also delivers wellbeing programmes to businesses that are adapted to run alongside the company’s key messaging, such as leadership, coaching, sustaining excellence, goal setting, or mind and motivation.

Sally educates businesses, both large and small how to communicate that corporate message and inspires and equips them with the ideas, evidence and materials to help them develop and communicate a health and wellbeing programme.

Sally also supports a number of charities and good-causes and uses the tools learnt from her athletics career in her everyday life, to set goals and plan how to achieve them.
Sally has been a popular choice of motivational speaker for over 15 years and is now promoting health and well being for everybody in the UK. Her well-being programmes are adapted to run alongside the company’s key messaging.


Sally uses her speaking to empower others and inspire them to be the best they can be.

Key topics include –

• Change Management
• Overcoming Adversity
• Mental attitude
• Need to achieve Vs. Fear of failure
• Leadership
• Teamwork
• Synergy – surrounding yourself with talent
• Importance of wellbeing



Overcoming Adversity
Winning Mindset/performance


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.