Joanne Jackson

Olympic Swimmer & Speaker

Olympic Bronze medallist Joanne Jackson is a swimmer who has represented England and Great Britain across a multitude of events over a number of years. An eloquent Olympic speaker and a after dinner speaker, she has swam at 3 consecutive Olympic games, finding the pinnacle of her success in Beijing 2008 where she won Bronze in the 400m freestyle event.

A sports speaker who specialises across the 200m, 400m and 800m events, as well as relay’s, Joanne Jackson has equally tasted success across the European and World Championships having won 2 bronze, 5 silver and a gold since 2003; going on to win at the 2006 Commonwealth games, she announced her retirement from the sport in 2012 after competing at the London games.

Now undertaking a multitude of adventures and new challenges, she has turned her attentions to becoming an articulate after dinner speaker, specialising as an Olympic speaker across a range of events, occasions and conferences.

Setting a new world record in 2009 over the 400m event, Jackson’s name will forever be written in history as one of the most prolific swimmers this country has ever produced. Delivering her role as an after dinner speaker with tenacity, panache and expertise Joanne Jackson in her role as a sports speaker, addresses topics such as peak performance and motivation, expanding on what it takes to reach the pinnacle of your profession.

Fresh faced and having left the bright lights of elite sport behind, Joanne Jackson is now focusing her efforts on starting a swimming academy; an aspiration of her own, Jackson is looking to inspire the next generation of swimmers and motivate them to achieve their potential, excel within the sport, and taste the same sweet success that she did. An Olympic speaker with the skill and aptitude to inspire, Joanne Jackson is a phenomenal addition to any event or occasion.

To book Joanne Jackson as the sports speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

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

  • Olympic Speaker
  • Sports Speaker
  • Peak Performance
  • Inspirational
  • Achieving Goals