Motivational Speakers

If you’re looking for motivational speakers to inspire and energise your staff, audience or clients, look no further. Riva Media’s motivational speakers are leaders in their own fields with the communication and performance skills to lift hearts and minds to a new level. Organisational change, adversity and mental health are just some of the specialities covered by our inspirational speakers, whose methods and track records provide proof of success for event organisers looking to elevate the mindset of their audience.


Ayo Sokale

Civil engineer, BBC Presenter, Former Deputy Mayor of Reading, Sustainability Speaker, Motivational Speaker, STEM Speaker, Neurodiversity Speaker


Bear Grylls

Extreme Adventurer, Emmy Award-Nominated Programme Host, Ex-Soldier British Special Forces, Worked Alongside President Obama, Julia Roberts, Kate Winslet


Alan Shearer

Former England, Newcastle, Blackburn and Southampton striker, highest scorer in Premier League history, Match of the Day, Celebrity Sports Speaker


Sonya Barlow

BBC Presenter, LMF Network CEO, Author, Keynote Speaker, Moderator, Event MC, specialising in entrepreneurship, technology, gender equality, inclusion, future of work, diversity and neurodiversity


Toni Kent

Event MC, Moderator, Keynote Speaker for Technology sector, Future of Work, Social Mobility, Stand-up, Author, Podcast Host, Motivational, Inspirational and Resilience Speaker


Derek Redmond

An enduring symbol of resilience, first captured the world's attention when he triumphantly crossed the Barcelona Olympics finish line with a snapped hamstring and his father's support.


Paula Kerr

Founder of Fitter Stronger, Personal Trainer, Motivational Speaker, Author, National Print and Broadcast Journalist, BBC, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Saga Magazine

Top motivational speakers

Among our roster of motivational speakers are stars from the world of sport; proven specialists in coping with high pressure environments and developing a winning mindset.

They include gold medalists and serial title winners – all top individual performers but also team players, able to share insights and secrets in how to motivate your team and get the best out of the different talents at your disposal. We are proud to include Paralympians among are speakers, each with their own remarkable backstory and the ability to communicate the methods and mindset required to overcome adversity and meet new challenges. We also supply some of Britain’s leading coaches, who are equally popular in a sporting and business environments.

Our motivational speakers include leading figures from business and the corporate world. Again, these are specialists in leadership, team building and motivating staff. Their track records are testament to the methods they’ve used to lift their own performance and inspire their staff to elevate the organisations they work for. Entrepreneurs are popular motivational speakers and their personal stories and motivational methods are in high demand from clients looking to encourage innovation and ideas among their staff and audiences.

Health and wellbeing is another common theme when we receive requests for motivational speakers. Our speakers have endured their own setbacks and dark times and are able to offer insights and inspiration to those looking to overcome challenges, reset and find a new path in their personal or working lives.

We also have an eclectic selection of adventurers and explorers, accustomed to coping with adversity and harsh terrain. They have some amazing stories and anecdotes to share and the communication skills to inspire any audience.

Our female speakers are in high demand for International Women’s day, covering themes like Equality, Women in STEM, Women in Sport and Women in business. They have first hand experiences of the challenges women faced historically and how they can be part of the change which needs to be enacted.

During Black History Month we also have high demand for motivational speakers, able to share their knowledge of challenging discrimination and unconscious bias and encouraging diversity and inclusion.

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