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Leadership Speakers

Leadership can be traced back to the earliest stages of human development, where leaders emerged naturally based on their ability to provide food, shelter and protection for their group. As societies evolved, leadership took on new forms with leaders finding their place based on their social and political power rather than physical prowess alone. As time went on, leadership broadened out as industrial and political advancements led to a boom in smaller communities and businesses spreading across the world, all of which needed the guidance and support of their own dependable leaders to see success. Today, teams of people continue working together in pursuit of those big Ws, whether commercial or personal, and those with better leadership have been shown, time and time again, to climb their way to the top of the ladder fastest.

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Leadership Speakers: Empowering Effective Direction, Team Building and Organizational Success

Angelica Cheung

Angelica Cheung

Founding Editor of Vogue China, Fashion Guru, Futurist

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Bear Grylls OBE

Bear Grylls OBE

Adventurer, Survival Expert & Author

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Björn Ulvaeus

Björn Ulvaeus

Founding Member of ABBA, Songwriter, Producer & Entertainment Entrepreneur

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Sir Bob Geldof

Sir Bob Geldof

Legendary Musician, Entrepreneur and Political Activist

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Caroline Rush CBE

Caroline Rush CBE

Chief Executive of the British Fashion Council

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Baroness Helena Morrissey DBE

Baroness Helena Morrissey DBE

Financier, Campaigner & Author

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Daniel Chappell

Daniel Chappell

Entrepreneur and Keynote Speaker

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Daniel Cronin

Daniel Cronin

Entrepreneur, Lecturer, Speaker, TV Presenter & Leading International Pitch Trainer aka The Pitch Professor

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Dylan Jones OBE

Dylan Jones OBE

Journalist, Author, Former Editor-in-chief of GQ Magazine

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Elle Mace

Elle Mace

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Elliot Barnes-Worrell

Elliot Barnes-Worrell

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Gina Miller

Gina Miller

Businesswoman, Transparency Campaigner

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Hamish de Bretton-Gordon OBE VR

Hamish de Bretton-Gordon OBE VR

Expert In Chemical, Biological, Radiological & Nuclear (CBRN) Weapons

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Jack McMullen

Jack McMullen

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Jamie Oliver MBE

Jamie Oliver MBE

Celebrity Chef, Author & Campaigner

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Dr. Jane Goodall DBE

Dr. Jane Goodall DBE

Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace

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John Simpson CBE

John Simpson CBE

BBC World Affairs Editor, Broadcaster, Author & Columnist

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Josh Littlejohn MBE

Josh Littlejohn MBE

Social Entrepreneur

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Keely Cat-Wells

Keely Cat-Wells

Entrepreneur & Disability Activist

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Khadija Owusu

Khadija Owusu

Award-winning Leader, Junior Doctor & International Speaker

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Kim Innes

Kim Innes

Founder Of Humble Crumble

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Mack Rutherford

Mack Rutherford

World Record Breaking Pilot

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Marie Outtier

Marie Outtier

Co-Founder of Aiden and Tech Investor

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Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson

Four time Olympic Gold Medallist and 200/400m sprinting legend

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Reeta Loi

Reeta Loi

Storyteller, Nichiren Buddhist and Founder of Gaysians

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Samantha Clarke

Samantha Clarke

Innovator, Speaker, and Creative Scientist

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Samuel Kasumu

Samuel Kasumu

Award-winning Social Entrepreneur, Commentator & Strategist

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Simon Squibb

Simon Squibb

Investor & Founder at HelpBnk

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Sol Campbell

Sol Campbell

Former England Captain & Legendary Defender (Football)

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Stefanie Sword-Williams

Stefanie Sword-Williams

Brand Consultant, Founder and Author of F*ck Being Humble

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Steven Bartlett

Steven Bartlett

Entrepreneur, Speaker, Investor, Bestselling Author and the Host of Europe's No.1 Podcast ‘The Diary of a CEO’

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Zara Rutherford

Zara Rutherford

Record-Breaking Pilot, Activist

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Leadership speakers play a crucial role in inspiring individuals to develop applicable leadership skills, foster a strong and healthy team mentality and drive organisational success. They provide the guiding light from which ambitious people can ignite their own torches and forge their own paths to where they’d like to excel, be that in business, politics, sports, the military or community. Leadership speakers share their experiences, explore strategies and discuss the real-world challenges surrounding what it means to be a leader.

What are Leadership Speakers?

Kruger Cowne’s Leadership speakers are usually highly-acclaimed leaders themselves – inclusive and understanding people who consistently make the right decisions, provide their teams with support and inspire them to be more collaborative, ambitious and successful in everything they do. Leadership speakers are experts in their fields who present their knowledge, experience and insights to inspire and engage with their audiences. They draw from their own successes and failures to deliver thought-provoking concepts that encourage effective leadership, inclusivity and diversity within the team.

Throughout the UK, people and businesses are becoming increasingly more focused on entrepreneurialism and independence as the political, commercial and industrial landscapes shift beneath us. Whether we work on our own or as part of a structured team, leadership will always come into play as all forms of community and enterprise continue to depend almost entirely on their abilities to communicate between each other – It takes leadership to bring people together, to convey ideas and encourage people to become invested in those ideas themselves.

The sign of a great leadership speaker is an unwavering and almost tangible sense of determination and ambition that comes over the audience during a speech. Where people aren’t only inspired by what they’ve heard, but confident also in their understanding of what they need to do in order to become the best leaders they can be.

 

What kind of topics do Leadership Speakers cover?

 

  • Leadership Styles & Qualities:

Leadership speakers explore the qualities that make for effective leadership and discuss how emotional intelligence, adaptability and strong communication skills come into play in various styles of leadership.

  •  Team Building & Collaboration:

Team building and collaboration speakers focus on strategies and techniques for nurturing cohesive teams and the framework to achieve common goals.

  • Organizational Culture & Change Management:

Speakers explore the roles of leadership in shaping organisational culture and navigating change. They offer guidance on how to create a positive working environment and effectively manage corporate transitions.

  • Decision-Making & Problem Solving:

Leadership speakers address the importance of critical thinking and sound decision-making in leadership roles. They discuss the ideas behind creative problem solving, provide insights and tools for tackling complex issues in all facets of life and explore the outcomes associated  with logical reasoning.

  • Inspirational Leadership Stories:

Also commonly presented through Question and Answer sessions (Q&As), guest speakers share inspiring stories of resilience and determination in pursuit of success, and the crucial role that leadership plays in achieving our goals.

What makes Leadership Speakers Great for Keynote, After Dinner & Corporate Events?

Leadership speakers have usually come from incredibly interesting backgrounds and made their way to the top of their respective games by fighting for their ideas, enduring hardships and overcoming immense challenges to create and do wonderful things with the people around them. Hiring a leadership speaker for any commercial or private event in the UK is a fantastic way to captivate the audience, convey a powerful message about leadership and share in an unforgettable experience with some of the most remarkable people on the planet.

How Do I Find the Perfect Leadership Speaker For My Upcoming Event?

To find the ideal speaker for your next event, you’ll need to consider your audience, think about what you want the event to achieve and then decide on your budget. Once you have those ideas in place, reach out to Kruger Cowne and we’ll work with you to explore your best options.

We’ve listed some fantastic Innovation speakers above, but if you’re looking for someone specific or you don’t know where to start, we’re here to help.

We’re available 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday and ready to answer any questions you have by phone, email or social DMs.

Why use Kruger Cowne, and why are we different?

Based in the UK, Kruger Cowne have been providing world-class speakers to brands, businesses, conferences and private venues across the world for over 25 years. We’re dedicated to delivering an exceptional experience and pride ourselves on our commitment to connecting our clients with the perfect speaker for their corporate or private events. Along with that experience, Kruger Cowne clients also benefit from:

  • An Extensive Roster:

We have access to a wide range of Leadership speakers from various backgrounds and all walks of life, from A-list celebrities and politicians, to professors, influencers and everyone in between. We’ll find the perfect match for your event and offer speakers that meet your objectives and exceed audience expectations.

  • Personalized Service:

We prioritize understanding our clients’ unique goals and preferences to ensure the best possible speakers for their events. Our experienced team works closely with clients through the booking process, providing tailored recommendations and support to guarantee a seamless experience throughout the journey from enquiry to delivery.

  • Quality Assurance:

As an accredited member of the International Association of Speaker Bureaus, we are committed to maintaining the highest standards in quality and professionalism. Our speakers are carefully vetted for their expertise, presentation skills and their ability to engage and inspire their audiences. This ensures that our clients and their guests receive not only knowledgeable speakers, but also captivating and impactful presentations to suit.

  • Global Reach:

With a network of speakers from around the world, we cater to clients across a multitude of industries and almost all geographical locations. This international scope allows us to accommodate cultural sensitivities and diverse perspectives, enhancing the relevance and resonance of the messages that our speakers discuss.

  • Long-standing Reputation:

Twenty-five years’ experience in the speaking industry has earned us a reputation for reliability, professionalism and excellence. Our clients can trust us to consistently deliver memorable speakers that inspire, educate and empower their audiences.

 

How much does a Leadership Speaker cost, and how do I book one?

The cost to have a Leadership speaker appear at your event will vary depending on a number of factors, such as the speaker’s experience, the topic in question, the event’s duration, the location, the format of the event and the means of travel. For the most accurate quotes and the easiest way to book a speaker, contact our team and we’ll help you find someone to perfectly match your event requirements.

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