Lynne Franks Change Maker | Futurist | Activist | Speaker
Lynne Franks

Lynne Franks

Change maker, Futurist and Influencer

Lynne Franks is recognised as one of the world’s top experts in PR & Branding; Women’s Engagement and Consumer Trends Prediction.

She is an experienced speaker on international platforms on sustainability, conscious business practices, circular economy and systems; stakeholder communication and women’s leadership in community, business and the post-covid world.

Her twenty years as the UK’s top consumer PR practitioner, working with major global brands as well as creating London Fashion Week, the British Fashion Awards and promoting many top designer names combined with her work over many years bringing awareness to a number of human and women’s rights, diversity and environmental issues.

Since selling her ubiquitous PR agency in the early nineties, Lynne Franks has created new businesses in the UK and US as well as writing a number of books including the global best seller, The SEED Handbook, the feminine way to create business, which became the foundation for her SEED Women’s Leadership Platform and Training Programmes.

She has subsequently worked on women’s leadership and engagement with McDonald’s, Tesco, HSBC and others as well as partnering with the Prince’s Trust, World Bank and UNESCO in her work with deprived communities in the UK; Africa; Post-War zones and the US.

Now living in Somerset, Lynne Franks has converted two listed buildings in the old market town of Wincanton into a sustainable SEED fashion and gift store and the SEED Community Hub, with a vegan SEED Café, treatment rooms and workshop space.  She also broadcasts regularly, runs the SEED Hub Club women’s leadership platform and her regular Podcast, Frankly Speaking with Lynne Franks and Friends.

She has relocated to Somerset, where she has created the SEED Hub and SEED Eco-Store, developed her Power of Seven women’s leadership workshops and launched her on-line women’s leadership community, The SEED Hub Club.

Lynne Franks was awarded an OBE for her services to business, fashion and women’s empowerment from the Prince of Wales at Buckingham Palace in 2018.

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Topics

Creating trust and connection with your stakeholders

What Next?

What comes after the pandemic? How will it have affecting the way we work, spend and play as we go into the New Future?

Healthy Eating, Healthy Selling

The Growing Trend

What Women Want?

Inside the hearts and minds of women in the post-Covid world.

The Circular Economy

How this will affect traditional business.

You – The Brand

How to present yourself, your vision and your skills

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Lynne’s excellent work with MacDonald’s UK initiated our women’s leadership networks throughout Europe

MacDonald's Europe

I never forget all those years ago Lynne telling George Davis how Next needed to think about sustainability. At the time we all thought Lynne was wrong. It turns out we were all completely wrong and that Lynne had seen far into the future.

Financial Dynamics PR

Lynne Franks is the Zeitgeist!

British Vogue

Lynne ran a highly successful PR agency in 1980s London, representing some of the biggest names in fashion and entertainment, but has long since moved into women’s development, and consulting on sustainable entrepreneurialism.

The Observer Magazine

Publications

Lynne Franks

Absolutely Now!: A Futurist's Journey to Her Inner Truth

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Lynne Franks

The Seed Manifesto: The Feminine Way to Create Business

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Lynne Franks

Grow - The Modern Woman's Handbook

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Lynne Franks

The Seed Handbook: The feminine Way to Create Business

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Fees & Details

Fees From*

  • UK:

    £3k to £7k

  • Europe:

    £3k to £7k

  • US:

    £7k to £15k

  • Africa/Asia/ME:

    £7k to £15k

Travels From

  • United Kingdom

Languages

English

* This Speaker's fee falls within the ranges shown above. Ranges are presented as a guideline only. Speaker fees are subject to change without notice. For an exact quote, please contact us.

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