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Tanni Grey-Thompson

Britain's Greatest Paralympic Athlete

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson is Britain’s greatest Paralympic athlete.  She competed in five Paralympic Games winning 11 gold medals, 4 silvers and 1 bronze and is acknowledged as one of the most gifted and courageous sportswomen of her generation. In addition to her outstanding Paralympic achievements, between 1992 and 2002 she won the London Wheelchair Marathon a total of six times.

Retirement has not slowed her down and Tanni has gone on to play a prominent role in public life. In 2005 she was made ‘Dame’ Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE for her services to sport, while in 2010 she was elevated to the House of Lords as a crossbench peer. With a particular focus on sport, disability, health, welfare and youth development she has made significant contributions to debates on welfare reform, assisted dying and sports governance. Amongst other positions she is a Non-Executive Director of the BBC, sits on the board of TfL, is Chair of ukactive, Chancellor of Northumbria University and President of the National Council of Voluntary Organisations. She also acts as an ambassador for UNICEF, the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation and the sport for social change movement Beyond Sport. She is also a respected authority on disability sporting issues, a key part of the BBC’s Paralympic coverage team and a regular television and radio broadcast journalist.

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  • Motivational Speaker

Topics

Achieving your goals

Overcoming adversity

Teamwork

Diversity

Disability sporting issues

The power of sport to effect social change

 A truly inspiration and excellent key note presentation at the Towards World Class HR in the North West Conference. Thank you for your valuable contribution.

NHS North West Conference

Tanni presented to a room of some 200 Sainsbury's colleagues. All our colleagues found her stories of her...sports career both fascinating and inspiring. Her desire to succeed was obvious and certainly something to think about! Sport Relief and Comic Relief are topics very close to the hearts of our colleagues. Tanni shared with us her experiences of working with Comic and Sport relief and gave examples which helped illustrate the impact of the money that we raise has on people less fortunate than us. Tanni took questions from the audience. Her natural, relaxed style made colleagues feel able to ask many questions across a raft of topics, not least her role on Transport for London.

Sainsbury's

We're over the moon. Tanni was absolutely fantastic.

Welsh Assembly, motivational/diversity keynote

Just a note to say a big thank you to Dame Tanni for the event yesterday. We were delighted and as ever Dame Tanni was amazing!!!

Women's networking event

Publications

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Aim High

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Seize the Day: My Autobiography

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Fees & Details

Fees From*

  • UK:

    £7k to £15k

  • Europe:

    £7k to £15k

  • 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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