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.

Sara Tate

Chief Executive, TBWA

Ian Taylor

CEO and President, Vitol

Kerry Taylor

CMO Viacom UK & SVP, Youth and Music, Viacom International

Richard Taylor

Head of EMEA Investment Banking, Barclays

James Taylor

Keynote Speaker & Creativity Expert

Peter Taylor

Director, Goldsmiths' Centre

Sally Taylor

CEO, Koestler Arts

Hannah Telfer

Managing Director, Audiences & Audio, Penguin Random House

Silvana Tenreyro

Member of the Monetary Policy Committee, Bank of England

Simon Thirsk

Publisher, Bloodaxe Books

Professor Callum Thomas

Chair of Sustainable Aviation, Manchester Metropolitan University

Dr Rhian-Mari Thomas

CEO, Green Finance Institute

Jeremy Thomas

Author, Award-winning TV Producer & Mental Health Campaigner

Jennifer Thomas

Head of Internal Communications, Experience and Sustainability, Direct Line Group

Professor Martyn Thomas

IT Livery Company Professor of Information Technology, Gresham College

Emily Thomas

Governor, HMP Isis

Philip Thomas

President, Ascential Events and Chairman, Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

David Thompson

Independent Film and TV producer, head of Origin Pictures

Peter Thompson

CEO, Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority

Susie Thornberry

Assistant Director, Imperial War Museum

Sam Thorne

Director, Nottingham Contemporary

Justine Thornton

Environmental Law Barrister

Duncan Tickell

Founder, Alchemist Media

Professor Adam Timmis

Academic Cardiologist

Justin Tindall

Group Chief Creative Officer, M&C Saatchi

Professor Mike Tipton

Professor of Human & Applied Physiology, University of Portsmouth

Betsy Tobin


Kevin Toolis

Film maker, Writer, Journalist and Producer

Stephen Toope

Vice Chancellor, University of Cambridge

Liam Tootill

Head of Operations, Founders of the Future

Rob Topley

Head of Audit for Banking & Capital Markets, Deloitte LLP

Tom Toumazis MBE

Former Media, Entertainment and Tech Executive, now investor in start ups

Solitaire Townsend

Author and Co-Founder, Futerra

Jenny Tozer

Senior Investment Manager and Partner, LGT Vestra

Brenda Trenowden CBE

Head of the Financial Institutions Group, Europe, ANZ

Paul Tucker

Senior Investment Analyst & Partner of Egerton Capital

Emma Tucker

Deputy Editor, The Times

Ben Tucker

Co - Founder, Minerva

Lord (Adair) Turner

Senior Fellow, Institute of New Economic Thinking

Jane Turner

Former Associate Dean of Newcastle Business School

Anna Turney


Gareth Turpin

General Manager, O2 Customer Service

Stephen Twigg MP

Former MP for Liverpool West Derby

Mark Twigg

Executive Director, Cicero Group

Ian Twinley

Chairman, Group 1 Automotive & John Grose Ltd

Joe Twyman

Co-founder and Director, Deltapoll & Former Head of Political and Social Research, YouGov

David Tyler

Chairman, Hammerson & Former Chairman, Sainsbury's & Logica PLC

Dr Victoria Tzortziou-Brown

Joint Honorary Secretary, Royal College of General Practitioners

Fran Unsworth

Director, BBC World Service Group

Michele Upton

Head of Maternity and Neonatal Transformation Programmes, NHS Improvement

Baroness (Shriti) Vadera

Chair of Santander UK & Former Minister

Rt Hon Ed Vaizey

Former MP & Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries

Professor Jonathan Valabhji OBE

National Clinical Director for Obesity and Diabetes, NHS England

Paul Van Der Burgh

President & Managing Director, Toyota (GB) PLC

Huw van Steenis

Former Global Head of Strategy, Schroders

Adam Vandermark

Former Commissioning Editor, News and Current Affairs, Channel 4

Gaetan Vanet

Senior Manager, EU Operations, Amazon

John Vary

Futurologist, John Lewis Partnership

Jonathan Vaughan

Director of Music, Guildhall School of Music & Drama

Prof. Ashok Venkitaraman

Ursula Zoellner Professor; Director of MRC Cancer Cell Unit, Fellow of Pembroke College