Lord John Bird

Founder Of The Big Issue

How to hire Lord John Bird

Contact the Champions Speakers Agency to provisionally enquire about hiring Lord John Bird for your next event, today. To get in touch, simply call an official booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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Feedback from virtual events and webinars

During the Covid-19 pandemic and the temporary halt of live events, John was booked as a speaker for a range of virtual events and webinars. Read his latest feedback from virtual events below.

"John was absolutely fab- we've had lots of lovely feedback from attendees saying how inspiring he was! We were also really impressed by how genuinely interested he was in our organisation and some of the challenges around degree apprenticeships" - Raines, University of Gloucestershire

"The talk was amazing and we can't wait to show the rest of our colleagues." - Milli, Net Company

Feedback from in-person events 

John is also booked as a speaker for a range of in-person events, read his latest feedback below.

"Johns presentation was inspiring in as much as he was honest, real and absolutely believable.  The audience listened intently and the way he presented kept their attention.  The content really made you think and was totally relevant to the “Challenging Perception” theme of the conference." - Amanda Bailey, Just Lincolnshire

"We had a good audience and everyone was very engaged by his lecture. Many thanks for all of your help with setting this up." - Louise @ QE