Martine Wright

The Last Rescued 7/7 Bombings Survivor Who Lost Both Legs in the 2005 London Terrorist Attacks, Represented Team GB in Sitting Volleyball at 2012 Paralympics, 2012 Sports Personality of the Year Helen Rollason Award Winner, Appointed MBE



Unbroken: My Story of Survival from 7/7 Bombings to Paralympic Success

Unbroken: My Story of Survival from 7/7 Bombings to Paralympic Success

Martine Wright received a 4 star review across 13 events in 2023

Director of Corporate Social Responsibility

"Martine Wright's journey from 7/7 bombings survivor to Paralympian and MBE honoree embodies resilience. Her captivating speeches inspire self-belief and determination, making her an exceptional choice for audiences facing adversity. As an acclaimed speaker, she instills courage and perseverance, ideal for galvanising change and fostering resilience in diverse audiences. Highly recommended for any event seeking an uplifting message."

How to hire Martine Wright

Contact the Champions Speakers Agency to provisionally enquire about hiring Martine Wright 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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Martine Wright’s official speaking topics are listed below:

  • Overcoming Adversity
  • The Paralympics
  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance
  • 2012 Paralympic Games
  • Self-Belief

Official Feedback from In-Person & Virtual Events

Feedback from In-Person Events:

"She made us feel that anything is possible, so long as you have determination" - HFMA

"It was a great pleasure to have met you and attended your short program on leadership. You were able to connect and engage with a large CIO/CFO group and presented like an insider talking our language. With credible evidence, you have successfully laid the seeds of positive engagement and collaboration into the mind of these leaders which I believe is critical for our success. Borrowing words from our CFO, your session was of high quality and with the right impact. Looking forward to working with you in future." - Jojo, McDonald’s Middle East Development Company

"Martine was absolutely incredible. Every single person in that room was completely moved and inspired by her" - GBK

"Thank you so much for coming down to Southampton yesterday and for spending time with us. Your speech(es) were so incredibly motivating and captivating. The feedback from our staff has been overwhelmingly positive. Not just your story and how you tell it, but a number of people commented on how it was evident you had taken the time to understand our change and connect it to your Power of 7. Your grounded approach really also hit home with our people. We really don’t know how we are going to top your event! Thanks again for sharing your incredible story and insight." – Quilter

"I wanted to let you know that we had a fantastic session with Martine last Thursday and to thank you for your help with arrangements. On behalf of the Members of HLK, Rolf and myself would you please pass on our thanks to Martine for conducting a truly memorable presentation. We wanted Martine’s story to challenge and inspire out team and she most certainly delivered! This is the second time I’ve had the pleasure of hearing Martine speak and she was every bit as impressive this time as the last. It was an absolute privilege for me to spend time in her company" - Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP

"Martine was absolutely amazing !! The feedback was incredible - many people saying she’s the best speaker they've heard. Would recommend her 100%” - Rupert, Head of Events, WMP Creative

Feedback from Virtual Events:

"It was fantastic, we’ve had such lovely feedback so far! Thanks for all your help in setting up." - Lacoste

"It went so well! Really passionate, emotional and heartfelt session. A brilliant start to a Monday, we had so many positive reviews and feedback from the business. Martine was such a pleasure to work with and made us feel like we could be sitting in a pub talking together. What a lovely and inspirational person." - Alvarez & Marsal

"In addition to this, 93% rated it either a very or extremely good use of their time and the same amount also agreed or extremely agreed that there were learnings they could apply." - LTT LLP

"It was brilliant, the feedback we have had already is overwhelmingly positive! so please do forward onto Martine with our thanks, and the message that she has made a huge impact on so many of us!" - J.P Morgan

"I think Martine was inspirational about positive mindset - I have resolved to be more positive and that we all have a choice in how we handle difficult and demanding situations! Thank you for arranging this brilliant event. I was so glad I took time out of a busy day to listen to Martine and to celebrate International Women's Day.”

"Martine Wright was a very inspiring speaker and I think it makes you feel that you can overcome anything listening to her experiences and positive attitude. I will bear this in mind when dealing with different challenges at work."

"Great choice of speaker, good to see representation from someone who is both a woman and disabled person"

"I love the idea of having team values, have already set up time with my team for us to talk about and decide ours!"

"…one of the best sessions I have attended, an amazing story and very inspirational. Just the uplift people need............:-)"

"Great inspirational talk. It’s her mindset around seeing this as the life she was always meant to have rather than 'mourning' for the life that might have been that really strikes me about her. If she makes that Snow trip she was talking about, we should definitely have her back!"

"I found the session with Martine so moving and inspirational. What an amazing woman."

"Wow! That was incredible… what an amazing person."

"I loved the fact that she got her inspiration from her physio"

"Thank you so much for setting up this talk, fantastic and Martine is truly inspirational. Spent half of this talk in tears, but laughing as well"

  • 2023 - Featured in The Guardian sharing the story as a 7/7 London Bombings survivor
  • 2017 - Author of "Unbroken: My Story of Survival from 7/7 Bombings to Paralympic Success"
  • 2016 - Appointed MBE for Services to Sport
  • 2015 - Named one of the 50 Most Powerful Women in British Sport by the Independent
  • 2012 - Winner of the Helen Rollason Award from the Sports Personality of the Year Awards
  • 2012 - Represented Team GB in Sitting Volleyball at the 2012 London Paralympic Games
  • 2005 - Survivor of the 7/7 London Bombings