Anthony Lilley OBE


The Creative Director and Interim CEO of The Space and CEO of Magic Lanterns Productions, Anthony Lilley is a world-renowned strategist, technologist, producer and arts speaker. Having worked on projects including Top Gear, Dr Who, Bugbears and more, he is one of the most highly-respected lecturers in his field.

Serving various roles in the media industry, Lilley has been at the forefront of award-winning ventures for television, theatre, new media, gaming, publishing and journalism. His extensive experience and monumental contribution to the media industry earned him an OBE for services to the media and creative industries.

Outside of Lilley’s creative roles, innovating for top digital and creative clients, he has served commissions and regulators including Ofcom and The Gambling Commission. He sits on the Crafts Council, is a trustee of Nesta chairs groundbreaking artists group, Blast Theory and is a professor at Ulster University.

With ample experience across the industry in various roles, Lilley has become a sought-after speaker capable of engaging any audience in TV, film, theatre and other creative arenas. Offering the tools and strategies for businesses to develop braver, more statement-making creative decisions, Lilley is one of the most inspirational speakers in his field.

An technology expert, strategy and media, Lilley looks at what technology is doing to organisations, society and individuals. He divulges that using data should not be at the forefront of every decision, but merely a factor in a decision. He says: “…focusing on data as the solution to all questions is like driving only by looking in the rearview mirror – useful, but not the whole story.”

Able to offer valuable insight into the way consumer expectations, technology and the environment are driving changes in all industries, Lilley can tailor his speeches to the needs of your business, allowing executives to get actionable advice in line with the topics that matter most to them.

A dynamic and exciting keynote speaker who leaves audiences hanging on his every word, Anthony Lilley is the authoritative and entertaining presence able to impress all manner of audiences at conferences.

To book Anthony Lilley as the technology 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.

“Amazing and very professional. The delegates thoroughly enjoyed him and the knowledge he brought.” – MultiChoice Africa