Lesley Batchelor

CEO of Export Boot Camps & Former General of The Institute of Export International Trade

How to hire Lesley Batchelor

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Lesley Batchelor for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at agent@championsukplc.com for more information.

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

  • World Trade: How it Works and What it Needs
  • Why Exporting Needs More Umph!
  • Travels as a Female Exporter
  • Being a Successful Female in a Male Dominated World
  • Exploring New Markets
  • So, We’ve Left What’s Next? Insights into a Brave New World

"Lesley has wealth of expertise in her field of international trade and knows how to engage an audience with a polished and energetic delivery of independent insights and helpful information, capturing people’s attention and inspiring them to tackle critical business issues." - - Peter Ward FIEx FILT, Chief Executive UK Warehousing Association

"Lesley has spoken at a number of our forums, surgeries and conferences over past few years, in particular London International Shipping Week 2019. Incredibly informative, passionate and insightful, my industry always enjoys interaction with Lesley." - Chris Shirling-Rooke, CEO Mersey Maritime

"Lesley is an amazing lady with a wealth of experience in global trade. Her work has been recognised by the crown and she is the proud recipient of an OBE. When Lesley speaks to either individuals or to a room of senior executives she brings something special to the occasion. She creates an inclusivity that is based on humour matched with knowledge, self-deprecation matched with insight and most importantly, has the ability for people to remember her words, her persona and her wisdom." - Linda, Institute of Export & International Trade

  • 2007-2019 – Director General of The Institute of Export International Trade
  • 2019 – CEO & Camp Director of Export Boot Camps
  • 2015 – Named CEO of the Year by Congress Trade Associations
  • Winner of CBI Woman of the Year