Rt Hon Ken Livingstone

Former Mayor Of London & Politics Speaker

Ken Livingstone is a British Labour Party politician, former London Mayor and former leader of the Greater London Council. During his time overlooking the nation’s capital, Ken introduced the Oyster Card, Congestion Charge and the initiation of the London 2012 Olympics bid. Ken’s leadership during the 2005 London bombings was widely praised and brought him considerable international attention. Ken’s invaluable experience of high level leadership makes him a highly sought after dinner political speaker

Ken positions himself on the hard left of the Labour Party, supporting controversial issues such as republicanism and a United Ireland. A staunch opponent of the Conservative Party and the policy direction of Thatcherism and a supporter of socialist beliefs, Livingstone gained the moniker of Red Ken.

Aside from his political career, Ken makes popular regular appearances on Have I Got News For You, a phone-in host for LBC 97.3 and even made a guest appearance on a Blur album. Ken also maintains strong links with charities, pressure groups and local organisations that he has held close for many years.

A wonderful after dinner and keynote political speaker, Ken’s warm and witty approach to his delivery makes him a wonderful personality for your event. Alternatively, Ken’s experience of public speaking and leading political councils also make him a well established event and conference host; ensuring your event runs smoothly and suits a theme.

To book Ken Livingstone as the politics speakers 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, Ken is known to cover the following topics:

  • Politics Speaker
  • Transformational Landscape
  • Social Responsibility
  • Change Management
  • Ethnicity & Diversity
  • After Dinner Speaker
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Event & Conference Host