Ashley John-Baptiste

Inspirational Care Leaver & BBC Broadcaster

How to hire Ashley John-Baptiste

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Ashley John-Baptiste for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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Feedback from in-person events:

Ashley is regularly booked to engage audiences at in-person events, read his latest feedback below.

“Ashley is a wonderful speaker, his story of self-motivation and overcoming barriers is inspirational. Ashley’s relaxed and down to earth presenting style makes him the perfect speaker for all ages of audience, but his age and experiences make him a good role model for young people.” - Liaison Office, Oxford Brookes

"The young people were genuinely inspired and blown away by Ashley. It was very moving, there were even a few tear from the support workers seeing how affected the young people were. When Ashley sung to the group we all had goose bumps. We very much hope he can come again one day. Thank you very much." - DCH Group

Feedback from virtual events & webinars:

During the Covid-19 pandemic, Ashley attended many virtual events, booked as the exciting guest speaker. Read the feedback he has received below.

"Ashley gave such a heartfelt speech and touched all our foster carers. He came across so well and definitely inspired us all with his experiences and outlook. We feel really fortunate that he feels able to share his story and it's amazing what he has achieved so far in his life. We would like to wish him all the best and I'm sure we will have him back to talk again in person! I am really delighted with how the evening turned out. I've never planned an event on this scale over the virtual world and I was worried how it would turn out. Both Ashley and Richard helped to make it a brilliant evening for everyone to enjoy and one we will be talking about for a long time. Thank you too for your help in making the arrangements and overseeing everything" - Michelle, Adoption & Fostering Recruitment Team Manager, Hertfordshire County Council

"I just wanted to say a massive thank you to Ashley & Richard for being at our awards last night. They were both fantastic! Please pass on my comments to them and thanks from Hertfordshire County Council. 

"The virtual call and involvement from Ashley went very well on Friday. We received excellent feedback from the FCs during the call and afterwards- several people were inspired by Ashley's achievements"- Simon, Sunbeam Fostering 

  • 2011 – University of Cambridge Graduate in History
  • 2011 – The X-Factor Live Show Competitor
  • 2014 – Current Senior Digital Reporter for the BBC
  • 2019 – Co-Presenter on For Love or Money
  • 2020 – The Royal Television Society Bursary Ambassador