Lord Andrew Mawson OBE


A serial social entrepreneur, Lord Andrew Mawson is best known for leading work at Bromley-By-Bow Centre in East London, a community organisation support people with health and wellbeing and finding employment to develop confidence in their lives. During Andrew’s after dinner and keynote political speeches, he exercises a unique ability to inspire individuals from a wide range of professional and social backgrounds and encourage them to work with him.

Over 25 years ago, Andrew renovated a dilapidated church building into beautiful three acre site. Andrew went on to found Poplar Harca, one of the very first British housing companies, and Leaside Regeneration Ltd. Both of these organisations now work closely with Andrew’s Bromley-By-Bow Centre to build a stronger community.

Today, Andrew is heavily involved in Politics, sitting as an independent crossbench peer in the House of Lords after being ennobled in 2007. A board member of the London Legacy Development Corporation, over the next 25 years, Andrew will oversee the planning, development and management of the Olympic Park in East London. For Andrew, nothing seems impossible, living by the motto of “Live dangerously or do not live at all”.

As an after dinner and keynote political speaker, Andrew delivers with a personality full of charisma and passion that is sure to entertain audiences. Andrew’s speaking experience varying from 3000 people in Melbourne to a dozen in London enables a large degree of versatility for a client. Equally skilled in hosting an event or conference, Andrew can initiate underlying themes to your event and ensure that everything runs to plan.

To book Lord Andrew Mawson as the keynote speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

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

  • British Politics
  • Housing
  • Education & Employment
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Change Management

“Andrew’s experiences are directly relevant to any business leader’s challenge to grow a more innovative and creative entrepreneurial culture within their own organisation.”  – Sir David Varney: former Chairman of 02, CEO of British Gas, Chairman of HMRC