Speaker Directory

Our speakers are leaders at the top of their industry, influencing and shaping their sector or society.

We connect speakers and their prestigious networks to state school students across the UK, through our school talks and our work experience programme, S4SNextGen.

Our network is 1,300 strong and growing. See who’s already taking part below.

  • To find out how we work and what talks are about, see our School Talks page.

  • If you are looking for information for your talk, please see our Speaker Guides here.

  • To take part, find out more about the commitment on our FAQ page.

James Hayr

Co-Founder, Brand Directors & Former Global Head of Partnerships, Endemol Shine Group

Rick Haythornthwaite

Chairman of Mastercard International, Centrica and Chair of The Creative Industries Federation

Tony Hayward

Former CEO, Genel Energy

Rt Hon Sir Oliver Heald QC

MP for North East Hertfordshire

Karen Heaven

Managing Director, Investment Consulting, Redington

David Hellier

UK Business Writer at Bloomberg

Neil Hemington

Chief Planner, Welsh Government

Giles Henderson

Former Master of Pembroke College

Professor Noreena Hertz

Academic, Economist, Author

Stephen Hester

CEO, RSA Insurance

Pete Higgin

Director of Enrichment, Punchdrunk

Charlotte Higgins

Chief Culture Writer , Guardian

Professor Dame Julia Higgins

Professor of Polymer Science

Stephanie Hilborne

Chief Executive, The Wildlife Trusts

Julie Hill

Chair, WRAP

Lindsey Hilsum

International Editor, Channel 4 News

Karen Hilton

Commercial Director, Carwow

Claire Hilton

Managing Director - Brand & Insight, Barclays

Tim Hincks

Founder, Expectation Entertainment

James Hind

CEO, Carwow

Anya Hindmarch

Chairman of Anya Hindmarch

Ian Hislop

Editor, Private Eye

Vidar Hjardeng

Diversity Consultant, ITV News

David Hoare

Chairman, Teenager Cancer Trust

Image of Brent Hoberman, Founder and Executive Chairman, Made.com

Brent Hoberman

Founder and Executive Chairman, Made.com

Julia Hobsbawm

Professor of Networking & Founder, Editorial Intelligence

Sharon Hodgson

MP for Washington and Sunderland West

Christine Hodgson

Chairman, Capgemini

Paul Hodgson

Head of Government Affairs, Royal London

Lord Bernard Hogan-Howe

Former Commissioner, Metropolitian Police

Julia Holding

Head of Patient Experience, NHS Improvement

John Holliday

Managing Director

Dr Mike Holmes

Vice Chair Membership, Royal College of General Practitioners

Alison Holt

Social Affairs Correspondent, BBC

Professor David Holt

Emeritus Professor of Bioanalytics

Sue Holt

Managing Director of ITP Media Group Dubai

Peter Homa

Chair, NHS Leadership Academy

Dame Lin Homer

Former CEO of HMRC & Former Head of UK Border Agency and Department of Transport

Andrew Hood

Partner, Regulatory & Trade, Fieldfisher LLP

General David Hook

Former Senior Officer, Royal Marines

Andrew Hooks

Former Chief Operating Officer, Carwow

Rachel Hopcroft CBE

Head of Corporate Affairs, KPMG

Harriet Hounsell

Senior Vice President, Chief People Officer, UK and Ireland, McDonald's

Emma Howard-Boyd

Chair, Environment Agency

Catherine Howarth

CEO of ShareAction

Sue Hoyle

Adviser on Leadership and the Arts and Former Director, Clore Leadership Programme

Gill Huber

Chief Client Officer, Posterscope

Theo Huckle

QC, Doughty Street Chambers

Alistair Hudson

Director of The Whitworth and Manchester Gallery

Sir Christopher Hum

Former Ambassador & College Head

Tony Humphreys

MD of Talent Television

Dr Tristram Hunt

Director, Victoria and Albert Musuem

Rt Hon Jeremy Hunt

MP & Former Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs

Robert Hunt

Chief Corporate Officer, Veolia Environmental Services

Vivian Hunt

Director, McKinsey & Company - London

Anji Hunter

Senior Advisor, Edelman UK

Sally Hunter

Head of Commercial Marketing, Guardian News and Media

Professor Laurence Hurst

Professor of Evolutionary Genetics, University of Bath

Kevin Hurst

Chief Operating Officer, Veolia

Mishal Husain

BBC News & Radio Presenter