John Bruton


Irish Prime Minister between 1993 and 1997 John Bruton is now an esteemed political speaker with an expertise in economics, and experience with brokering peace and sustaining non-violent negotiations during the development of the Northern Irish Peace Process, which eventually lead to the Good Friday Agreement in 1998.

Now a world renowned after dinner speaker John Bruton remains resident in Ireland, Bruton is best known for transforming the Irish economy, raising the country’s economic growth from 2.7% to 8.7% culminating in others calling the country the ‘Celtic Tiger’. His success with the Irish economy during his time as President remains infamous and Bruton continues to focus his work as a keynote speaker on issues of global, European and Irish economic growth and stability.

Prior to becoming a political speaker Bruton was President of the European Union, he was integral in shaping the current structure of the EU and helped finalize the Stability and Growth Pact which governs the European single currency. Though many clients book Bruton on the sheer importance of his tenancy as President of the EU and Irish Prime Minister, many are impressed by his eloquence and knowledge; his personal and professional passion for politics make him an entertaining and interesting keynote speaker at either political or economic events.

Alongside working as a political speaker John Bruton is also an Ambassador for the United States, he has presented to Congress and worked alongside both the current and previous American Presidents. He has addressed the American Congress and the heads of state for Canada, Japan, China and Korea.

To book John Bruton as the political speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, John is known to cover the following topics:

  • Politics Speaker
  • Business Speaker
  • European Politics
  • The EU