Simon Weston

Soldier, Survivor, Inspiration & Bestselling Author

Moving On

Moving On

Going Back: Return To The Falklands

Going Back: Return To The Falklands

How to hire Simon Weston

Contact the Champions Speakers Agency to provisionally enquire about hiring Simon Weston 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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When he's at corporate events, Simon covers the following topics:

  • Overcoming adversity
  • Accepting change
  • Dealing with challenges
  • Liking the person you are
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Bravery and diginity
  • Inspiring others


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

"All went well today – Simon was ready on time and gave an excellent talk. I thanked Simon already on-screen but please pass on our thanks to him again when you next speak to him." - Philip, Ferring


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

"I just wanted to pass on that Simon Weston was absolutely brilliant! The learners benefited a great deal from these talks." - Jayne, Newcastle-under-Lyme College

“Simon was a huge success. People are still talking about it and everyone I've spoken to found Simon's address really inspirational and very moving. His remarks about rehabilitation had particular resonance with the delegates and he pitched everything perfectly. It was just right for our conference”  April 2015 (conference in Cardiff)

“Simon was absolutely amazing, as I am sure you are aware. The feedback has been extremely positive!”  April 2015 (conference in Boston)

Simon was such an inspiration. After all that he has been through his positive outlook on life really made me sit up and think. His added humour made it even more enjoyable.” – March 2015 (Housing association)

"Just a quick email to say, OMG, how brilliant and inspiring and amazing and, and, and everything positive……….is Simon Weston.  It was such a wonderful story he told, I can’t even use the word presentation, because it genuinely felt like a story told with such warmth and humour!  I was completely and utterly mesmerised throughout!" - Jas Kinslow, Learning and Development Manager, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank

"Simon was fantastic and very well received- everyone I have spoken to so far has been saying how inspiring they found him- we even had a resident in the audience who was in hospital at the same time as Simon when he was first brought in with his burns- what a small world! Our Chief Executive and Board were very appreciative of him spending his time to come and talk at this very special event- as was I. He really was the perfect fit, and so adaptable and versatile, a true professional." - Sophie Bryan Organisational Development Manager Central & Cecil 

"Simon was very well received by our teams and the speech was relevant/emotive and hit all the right notes to our audience." Sarah Douglas, Charity Link

“Simon was fantastic! Feedback was….One of the best speakers we’ve had. Hugely motivational, Funny, Fantastic presentation, Captivating, Many thanks for all your help!" - Laura Rigas, Johnson & Johnson

 "Thank you so much for your help with Simon’s visit.  He was amazing.  Such a privilege to meet him.  The entire audience were totally engaged, you could hear a pin drop." - Kate, The Portman Estate 

"We thoroughly enjoyed the motivational speaker, Simon Weston at our recent event. He was a true inspiration, and has received a 5 star rating from all 144 attendees! Our colleagues have left with a feeling of real pride, motivation and utterly inspired by him. On behalf of our whole Exec team and all guests at the Conference please pass on our sincere thanks to him for his time."- Sarah RAC

"I just wanted to let you know that the event last night went very well. Everyone was captivated by Simon, who gave an excellent presentation. The Q and A session was very good and enjoyed by the audience, and could have gone on for longer" - Walsall and District Samaritans

Simon was everything we hoped for and more! The producer said Simon was genuine, honest and sincere which made it really engaging and insightful. I think his positive outlook will really help our listeners. - Nicole, Casting Director, Electric House

"Everything went really well on Friday, Simon was amazing, he entertained our guests who were hanging on his every word, you could hear a pin drop when he was talking, a truly amazing person and speaker. Please pass our thanks onto Simon we couldn’t of asked for a better speaker for the evening." - Matthew, Taunton Round Table

  • 2016 - Named CBE in the Queen’s New Years Honours list for services to charity
  • 2015 - Variety Children’s charity awarded Simon a Legend Award for services to Motivational Speaking. 
  • 2014 - Named number 1 in the Nation’s Favourite Hero list 
  • 1992 - Named OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to charity 
  • 1990 - Published his Number 1 Best Selling autobiography ‘Walking Tall’
  • 1988 - Founded Weston Spirit, a youth charity in Liverpool 
  • 1983 - Subject of 5 BBC documentaries, the first being Simon’s War