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.

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

Paul Hobson

Director, Modern Art Oxford

Sharon Hodgson

MP for Washington and Sunderland West

Christine Hodgson

Chairman, Capgemini

Paul Hodgson

Head of Government Affairs, Royal London

Julia Holding

Head of Patient Experience, NHS Improvement

John Holliday

Managing Director, Globelynx

Dr Mike Holmes

Vice Chair Membership, Royal College of General Practitioners

Alison Holt

Social Affairs Correspondent, BBC

Professor David Holt

Emeritus Professor of Bioanalytics

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

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

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 & 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

Tanveer Hussain

Head of Peer Supervision and Risks Division at the Prudential Regulation Authority, Bank of England

Matt Hyde

Chief Executive, The Scout Association

Nick Hytner

Founder, The Bridge Theatre

Richard Hytner

Founder beta baboon & Former Deputy Chairman, Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide

Armando Iannucci

Oscar-nominated Writer & Director

Professor Dina Iordanova

Professor of Global Cinema and Creative Cultures

Dominic Irvine

Founding Partner, Epiphanies LLP

Tim Irwin

EMEA CEO, Essence & Former Chief Operating Officer, Maxus Global

Mr Justice Irwin

High Court Judge

Stephen Isherwood

CEO, Institute of Student Employers

Steven Isserlis

Classical Musician

Stanley Jackson

Chairman, F4 Group Limited

Gavin Jackson

UK&I AWS Country Leader, Amazon

Rebecca Jackson

Director of Priorities and Resources, Bank of England

Kathryn Jacob

CEO, Pearl & Dean

Iain Jacob

President, Starcom MediaVest Group

Professor Simon James

Head of English Dept. at Durham University

Ray James

National Learning Disability Director, NHS England

Nick Jarman

Senior Partner, PwC

Rt Hon Sajid Javid

MP & Home Secretary

Christopher Jeans

Queen's Counsel and part-time judge

Branwen Jeffreys

Education Editor, BBC News