Dominic Alldis keynote speaker

Dominic Alldis

Orchestral Conductor, Jazz Musician, Business Speaker
Ali Aslan expert speaker

Ali Aslan

Internationally renowned presenter & moderator
Javier Bajer keynote speaker

Javier Bajer

Expert on business culture, leadership and teamwork
Chris Barton expert speaker

Chris Barton

Founder and Creator of Shazam, Entrepreneur, Inventor, and Tech Investor
Jamie Bartlett expert technology speaker

Jamie Bartlett

Prolific author on the impact of digital technology on society
Jonah Berger keynote speaker

Jonah Berger

Best-selling author on the science of influence
Sue Black technology speaker

Sue Black

Award-winning computer scientist and social entrepreneur
Liv Boeree keynote speaker

Liv Boeree

One of the most successful female poker players of all time
Daniel Bobroff future of retail speaker

Daniel Bobroff

Co-founder, ASOS Ventures
Leading expert on e-commerce and retail

Nick Bostrom

Director, Future Of Humanity Institute, Oxford University
Raina Brands diversity speaker

Raina Brands

Expert on gender bias & organisational behaviour
Daniel Cable keynote speaker

Daniel Cable

Expert and best-selling author on organisational culture
Darren Campbell motivational speaker

Darren Campbell

Olympic Gold Medalist Sprinter, Coach, Mentor, Business Owner
Calum Chace AI speaker

Calum Chace

Expert on the impact of A.I. on business and society
Sweta Chakraborty sustainability speaker

Sweta Chakraborty

Behavioural Scientist and CEO North America of We Don't Have Time
Ed Cooke keynote speaker

Ed Cooke

Grand Master of Memory and co-founder of Memrise
Bruce Daisley future of work speaker

Bruce Daisley

Author, The Joy Of Work (2019) Former European VP, Twitter
Daryl Davis inspirational diversity speaker

Daryl Davis

Musician, Author, Internationally Acclaimed Conflict Navigator
Cory Doctorow keynote speaker

Cory Doctorow

Leading thinker on digital privacy, surveillance capitalism and big tech
Luke Donald keynote speaker

Luke Donald

Former World No. 1 Golfer & Winning Ryder Cup Captain
Giles Duley inspirational speaker

Giles Duley

Inspirational Speaker On Resilience And Leadership
Jon Finn keynote speaker

Jon Finn

Author of best-selling book, The Habit Mechanic
Leon Ford keynote speaker

Leon Ford

Social entrepreneur, impact investor & international speaker
Brian Forde keynote speaker

Brian Forde

Expert on blockchain and crypto-currencies
Hannah Fry keynote speaker

Hannah Fry

Mathematician and award-winning broadcaster
Francis Fukuyama keynote speaker

Francis Fukuyama

Legendary political theorist and expert on geopolitical trends
Mo Gawdat future of work speaker

Mo Gawdat

Best-selling author, Solve for Happy Former Chief Business Officer, Google [X]
PY Gerbeau business speaker

PY Gerbeau

Proven Turnaround Specialist Former CEO, the New Millennium Experience Company
Ben Hammersley futurist speaker

Ben Hammersley

World-renowned futurist and expert on digital technology
Max Hastings keynote speaker

Max Hastings

Globally-renowned journalist and military historian
Noreena Hertz keynote speaker

Noreena Hertz

Renowned Thought Leader with an Impressive Track Record in Predicting Global Trends
Parag Khanna keynote speaker

Parag Khanna

Best-selling author on global trends & strategy
Matthew Luhn creativity speaker

Matthew Luhn

Former Lead Storyteller and Animator at Pixar Studios
Costas Markides innovation keynote speaker

Costas Markides

Professor of Strategic Leadership, London Business School
Sugata Mitra keynote speaker

Sugata Mitra

Pioneering researcher in the field of Education
Tara Mohr inspirational speaker

Tara Mohr

Award-winning author of Playing Big
Afshin Molavi geopolitical risk keynote speaker

Afshin Molavi

Expert on global geopolitical risk & emerging markets
Dambisa Moyo keynote speaker

Dambisa Moyo

Best-selling author and expert on global trends
Simon Mundy sustainability keynote speaker

Simon Mundy

Author & Journalist on the economics & politics of climate change
Cathy O'Dowd keynote speaker

Cathy O’Dowd

First woman to climb Everest from the north and south sides
Tim Peake inspirational speaker

Tim Peake

The First British ESA Astronaut To Visit The ISS
Mark Pollock motivational keynote speaker

Mark Pollock

Resilience, innovation and collaboration speaker
Jeremy Rifkin sustainability speaker

Jeremy Rifkin

Visionary thinker on technology and the environment
Mary Robinson keynote speaker

Mary Robinson

Former President of Ireland; Chair of The Elders; Former UN Special Envoy on Climate Change
Nouriel Roubini economics keynote speaker

Nouriel Roubini

Leading economist who predicted the 2007 financial crisis
David Rowan technology keynote speaker

David Rowan

Expert on technology trends and corporate inovation
Samm Sacks keynote speaker

Samm Sacks

Expert on the geopolitics of privacy and data flows
Elif Shafak keynote speaker

Elif Shafak

Award-winning novelist and human rights campaigner

Nigel Sheinwald

Former UK Ambassador to the US (2007-12) & EU (2000-2003)

Itay Talgam

Expert on leadership and collaboration Classical conductor

Effy Vayena

Professor of Bioethics at the Health Ethics and Policy Lab, ETH Zürich

Mike Walsh

Futurist and 21st century business strategist
Mohsin Zaidi keynote speaker

Mohsin Zaidi

Thought leader on Diversity & Inclusion, Mental Health and Justice


Having the perfect keynote speaker or panellist is crucial if your event is going to engage an audience and provide them with real value.

Ultimately, keynote speakers set the tone of an event. Their role is to offer expert advice and deliver powerful messages that can inspire audiences and help businesses to evolve.

A good speaker will surprise, delight and entertain audiences with thought-provoking insights from their field. Our network of keynote speakers can do just that, engaging audiences with inspiring advice, new ideas and actionable insights, that leave them feeling empowered and motivated to make changes.

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Choosing a keynote speaker might seem like an overwhelming task, but it’s easy when you know how. Start by thinking about what the overall aim of your event is: is it to engage, motivate, inspire, entertain or educate?

Once you’ve narrowed down what you’re hoping to achieve, take a look at some of our most popular themes. Our speakers are capable of talking on a broad range of subjects, so you’ll have no trouble finding a great choice for your next event.

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Book a speaker with VBQ Speakers and we’ll take care of all the hard work for you. We work closely to connect keynote and conference speakers with a variety of events. Contact us and our team will take you through the booking process from start to finish.

Our network of talented keynote speakers includes great personalities for all occasions, so you’ll find plenty of inspiring individuals for your next event. If you have a particular speaker in mind, or you’d like to find out more about the different speakers in our network, get in touch.

Our team will check speakers’ availability before shortlisting available speakers and confirming your preferred choice. Contact Leo on 0044 (0)7833 727090 or email to get started.