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.

Clive Cowdery

Founder, The Resolution Group

Ben Cowell

Director General, Historic Houses Association

Dr Stewart Cowley

Fund Manager, Old Mutual Global Investors

Sarah Cowley

Head of Prosperity Fund Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Professor Brian Cox

Particle Physicist & TV Presenter

Simon Cox

Senior BBC Journalist

David Cox

Sales Director, TrustFord

Diane Coyle CBE

Author & Founder of Enlightenment Economics & Bennett Professor of Public Policy, University of Cambridge

Keith Craig

Former soldier, journalist, businessman, intelligence officer, banker, CEO

Matt Craigie Atherton

Chief Production Officer, Mother London

David Crane

Chief Operations Officer, Vertu Motors

Jason Cranswick

Commercial Director, Jardine Motor Co

John Cresswell

CEO, Bibby Line Group and former COO of ITV

Stuart Cresswell

Aftersales Director, TrustFord

Michael Crick

Political Correspondent, Channel 4 News

Professor Stuart Croft

Vice Chancellor and President, University of Warwick

Pippa Cross

Film Producer, CrossDay Productions

Tim Crow

Former CEO, Synergy

Charlie Crowe

Founder of the 'Festival of Media', adviser to technology companies and media industry entrepreneur

David Cruickshank

Chairman, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited

Tracy Crump

Head of Commercial (Mullner), Bentley

Dr Nicholas Cullinan

Director, National Portrait Gallery

Andy Culpin

MD, 12 Yard Productions

Professor Ian Cumming

CEO, Health Education England

Professor Jane Cummings CBE

Chief Nursing Officer for England

Sir Jon Cunliffe

Deputy Governor, Financial Stability at The Bank of England

Nikki da Costa

Former Director of Legislative Affairs to the Prime Minister

Bruce Daisley

Vice President for Europe, Twitter

Spencer Dale

Group Chief Economist at BP, Former Private Secretary at the Bank of England

Mark Damazer

Master of St Peter's College, University of Oxford & Former Controller, BBC Radio 4 and 7

Sophie Darlington

Wildlife Cinematographer

Neil Darlison

Director of Theatre, Arts Council England

Jeremy Darroch

CEO, Sky Plc and Chairman, BITC

Pratik Dattani

MD, Economic Policy Group

Marcus Davey

Chief Executive and Artistic Director, The Roundhouse

Gary Davey

MD of Content, Sky Entertainment

Sir Martin Davidson

Chairman of the Great Britain China Centre

Tim Davie CBE

CEO, BBC Studios & Board Member of Creative Industries Federation

Lord (Mervyn) Davies

Partner and Chairman, Corsair Capital

Steve Davies

CEO, Advertising Producers Association

Richard Davies

Chief of Staff at the London School of Economics Growth Commission

Professor Dame Sally Davies

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Justin Davis-Smith

Senior Research Fellow, CASS Business School & Former CEO, Volunteering England

Susan Davy

Chief Financial Officer, Pennon Group

Chris Daw QC

Queen's Counsel (Barrister)

Fiona Dawson

Mars Global Food, President Mars Global Food, Drinks & Multisales

Dr Jon Day

Writer, Literary Critic, Academic

Tracy De Groose

Executive Chair, Newsworks & Former CEO, Dentsu Aegis Network UK & Ireland

Professor Alan Dearle

Dean of Science, University of St Andrews

David Dein MBE

Former Chairman of Arsenal and the Football Association

Jo Delahunty QC

Gresham Professor of Law

Professor Anne Dell

Head of Life Sciences at Imperial College London

Hugh Dennis

Actor & Writer

Ben de Pear

Channel 4 News Editor

Simon Derungs

Former Head of Marketing Communications, BT Group

Bob Dewar

Former Ambassador to Ethiopia and Madagascar

Rajeeb Dey

CEO, Learnerbly

Professor Sir Ian Diamond

Chair, Plan International & Former Vice Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen