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18 June 2014 

The Top 21 British Speakers Rocking It On A Global Stage

Mark Walker

Eventbrite thinks globally, and that’s no different here in the UK.  That’s why we’re always proud to see amazing British achievements recognised and shared around the world.

Here are 21 incredible British successes who now share their insights and stories on a global stage, inspiring and educating audiences on topics from entrepreneurship to design and everything in between.

139025527788458-2  Sir Richard Branson

Founder, Virgin Group

Expertise: Entrepreneurship, Brand Building


 139025527788458_(1)-1 Tim Berners-Lee

Inventor, World Wide Web & Director, World Wide Web Consortium

Expertise: Technology, Innovation


139025527788458_(2)-1  James Caan

Entrepreneur, Investor & TV Personality

Expertise: Entrepreneurship, Investment


139025527788458_(3)-1  Tom Hulme

Design Director, IDEO & Managing Director of OpenIDEO and OIEngine

Expertise: Design, Open Innovation


 139025527788458_(4)-1 Dr Noreena Hertz

Professor at the Centre for the Study of Decision-Making Uncertainty, University College London

Expertise: Globalisation, Finance, Decision-Making


139025527788458_(5)-1  Sir Trevor Mcdonald

Broadcaster & Journalist

Expertise: Global Affairs, Media, Journalism

 139025527788458_(6)-1 Sir Martin Sorrell

CEO, WPP Group

Expertise: Marketing, Leadership


139025527788458_(7)-1  Doug Kessler

Creative Director & Co-founder, Velocity

Expertise: B2B & Content Marketing


139025527788458_(8)-1  Pete Cashmore

Founder & CEO, Mashable

Expertise: Media, Entrepreneurship


139025527788458_(9)-1  Jamal Edwards

Founder, SBTV

Expertise: Media, Youth Culture, Music


 139025527788458_(10)-1 Lucy P. Marcus

CEO, Marcus Venture Consulting

Expertise: Business Growth, Management


139025527788458_(11)-1  George Dyson

Author & Speaker, Historian of Science

Expertise: History, Technology

139025527788458_(12)-1  Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Explorer, Fundraiser, Author and Public Speaker

Expertise: Leadership, Motivation & Teamwork



Lennox Lewis

Retired Boxer, Undisputed World Heavyweight Champion

Expertise: Motivation, Sports



Tony Blair

Politician & Statesman (Former British Prime Minister)

Expertise: Globalisation, Politics


139025527788458_(15)-1  Rachel Armstrong

Senior Lecturer in Research & Enterprise, School of Architecture, Design & Construction at the University of Greenwich

Expertise: Sustainability and the Environment



Sir Terry Leahy

Chairman, B&M Value Retail (Former CEO, Tesco)

Expertise: Retail, Leadership

 139025527788458_(17)-1 Sebastian (Lord) Coe

Chair of the British Olympic Association

Expertise: Sports, Events


 139025527788458_(18)-1 Valerie (Baroness) Amos

UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator

Expertise: International Affairs, Politics

139025527788458_(19)-1  Sir Ken Robinson

Author, speaker, and international advisor

Expertise: Education, the Arts



Jo Malone MBE

Entrepreneur, Founder of Jo Malone (sold to Estée Lauder) & Jo Loves…

Expertise: Entrepreneurship, Retail, Branding


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