Penny Haslam - Female motivational speaker UK

Penny Haslam is one of the best female motivational speakers in the UK, she'll captivate your audience with her keynotes, talks and masterclasses about communication and confidence.

Her impressive background in broadcasting means she brings relevant, useful, inspiring content. If your event is virtual, she’s completely amazing on camera! Read her rave reviews.

Penny is a former BBC business journalist from the UK, who presented on BBC Breakfast, the News Channel, Radio 4 and Radio 5 Live. She is the author of two business books that help people power up their profile and get known for what they do.

Penny Haslam - one of the UK's best female motivational speakers

Stand-out keynotes and masterclasses
Penny Haslam female motivational speaker UK
Penny Haslam female motivational speaker UK
Penny Haslam female motivational speaker UK
Penny Haslam female motivational speaker UK
Penny Haslam female motivational speaker UK
Penny Haslam female motivational speaker UK
Penny Haslam female motivational speaker UK
Penny Haslam female motivational speaker UK
Penny Haslam female motivational speaker UK
Penny Haslam female motivational speaker UK
Penny Haslam female motivational speaker UK
Penny Haslam female motivational speaker UK

"Penny's content is proven to help organisations achieve their goals and tackle key challenges." 

"Inspiring!"Read the testimonials

Talent pipeline supply

Commercial growth

Colleague communication skills capability and confidence

DEI - visible role models

Employee engagement


The gender pay gap

Make Yourself a Little Bit Famous

"Why you should and how you could Make Yourself a Little Bit Famous"

With Make Yourself a Little Bit Famous, Penny Haslam will show you how to power up your profile and get known for what you do. 

Unless you want to be a best-kept secret, the importance of getting exposure for what you do cannot be understated.

Penny provokes thinking and urges action by showing audiences how to power up their personal brand profile and communicate with impact, so they can enjoy greater influence and engagement among the people that matter to them – colleagues, clients, candidates, suppliers, stakeholders, the wider sector and even policy makers.

"Run for Mayor"Motivational quotes from Penny Haslam that will inspire your audience

This upbeat and entertaining session is for those who want to progress their career, develop their leadership role, raise brand awareness, build relationships and networks.

Make Yourself a Little Bit Famous, can also be delivered online, as a workshop or lunch and learn. What to expect from this keynote | Read Penny Haslam's rave reviews.

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"Penny’s entertaining keynotes and interactive talks inspire audiences at all levels.Her practical tips and take-home ideas have a lasting impact for successful professional and personal development."

"Sensational!"Read the testimonials

Building personal brand profile

Confidence and self-belief for successful teams

Impact and influence at work, and beyond

Increasing the visibility and confidence of leaders and mangers

Being seen as a trusted advisor, building relationships and growing your network

Make Yourself a Little More Confident

"Confidence, a people problem we can all work to resolve!"
Confidence Keynote in fullFind a speaker on confidence, self-esteem, self-worth

With Make Yourself a Little More Confident, Penny Haslam breaks down the challenge of poor self-belief into a powerful, yet straightforward three-step plan.

This content is hugely entertaining, memorable and full of practical guidance for anyone who would like a little more confidence for themselves or their teams.

Penny had fulfilled her lifelong ambition of becoming a live TV presenter on national breakfast TV, but had a problem that no-one else could see – imposter syndrome and self-doubt, that regularly threatened to take her under.

She’s now distilled her experience of ‘displaying confidence vs. feeling confident’ – into her three steps for building self-belief for greater success.

"Be a Yeti"Motivational quotes from Penny Haslam that will inspire your audience

Audiences leave knowing they can navigate the future, ride out uncertainty with resilience and set a course for personal and organisational success.

Penny's talk has been described as "enlightening, hilarious and life-changing" by audiences.

Make Yourself a Little More Confident, canalso be delivered online, as a workshop or lunch and learn. Read Penny Haslam's rave reviews.

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Read the five star feedback for Penny Haslam, female motivational speaker UK

Tabitha Brear


Penny Haslam’s remote session for our EMEA leaders was sensational and they’ve gone on to use what they learnt to great effect. What was also highly impressive was how she engaged them through the camera and held their attention from start to finish. The feedback has been fantastic.

Tabitha Brear, Industry Engagement Lead, EMEA, Google
Tara Rule

Feedback has been amazing!

Penny Haslam absolutely lived up to her reputation! She delivered a ‘Make Yourself a Little Bit Famous’ 90-minute session for Adobe Women - and the feedback has been amazing. She's fun and engaging, she makes you think and people left with tangible actions. I highly recommend.

Tara Rule, Senior Director of Commercial Strategy & Operations, Adobe
Steve Smith

Funny, engaging, informative

Funny, engaging, informative and professional are how I'd best describe you Penny! You were professional from start to finish and the whole process was seamless. The fact that attendees are still talking about what you said explains that our money was well spent.

Steve Smith, Chief Executive, NWEEG
Steven Berry

Humour and personality

Penny was a fantastic speaker at our HR professionals' event, focusing on inclusion, confidence, and wellbeing. She collaborated effectively with me and other speakers to shape the event and tailored her content to align seamlessly with the overall programme. Her speech was well-presented and structured, offering simple yet effective tips for delegates to take away, along with humour and personal storytelling that kept everyone engaged. During the panel discussion at the end, Penny's insights helped delegates explore the topics in greater depth. I highly recommend Penny as a professional and engaging speaker.

Steven Berry, Assoc CIPD
Esther Brady

Penny understood our aims

Penny brought the sparkle to our customer conference. From the outset Penny worked closely with us to understand our aims and objectives of the conference. We're a professional services business so unless you're in our sector it can be challenging to come in and fully understand what we do for our customers. However, Penny clearly spent a great deal of time researching the topics we were going to discuss at the conference. This made her the perfect event host and panel chair. She spoke with authority and knowledge on the various debates and even brought humour to keep the mood light throughout a heavy topic. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Penny and we will definitely be working with her again in the future.

Esther Brady, Managing Director, Property Tectonics
Rebecca Riley

Delivered on her promises

Penny delivered a keynote speech at the Senior Police Staff Network event hosted by the College of Policing. She was a pleasure to work with both before and during the event. Penny took the time to research and discuss the delegates and the day's purpose, allowing her to deliver an impactful and tailored presentation that added significant value. Penny's delivery was engaging, entertaining, and insightful. The delegates' feedback has been overwhelmingly positive. She provided practical tools and strategies, helping delegates understand the importance of making themselves 'a little bit famous' for their professional development. I highly recommend Penny as a keynote speaker. She was easy to work with and delivered on her promises. Thank you.

Rebecca Riley,Senior Leaders Hub Manager, College of Policing
Alison Whitcombe

In a word – fantastic!

In a word – fantastic! Penny Haslam was such an engaging and entertaining speaker at our virtual event. I would love to have her back.

Alison Whitcombe, DAS UK Group
James Vincent

An awesome addition to your event

A true breath of fresh air. You can not help but feel better just being around Penny. An awesome addition to your event.

James Vincent, UK Performance Director, ActionCOACH
Ally Philips


If you haven't heard the lovely inspiring Penny Haslam, you need to.

Ally Philips, Pink Spaghetti
Adam Burt

Hugely relatable, highly entertaining!

If your team needs a boost with plenty of practical ideas for building confidence, I strongly recommend Penny. Highly entertaining! 

Adam Burt, VP, Novo Nordisk
Penny Haslam - Award Winning Motivational Speaker

Penny Haslam - The speaker that other speakers recommend


Awards from the professional speakers association

PSA Speaker of the year 2015-16

PSA North West - Speaker of the year 2015-16

PSA Staffordshire - Speaker of the year 2018

PSA Yorkshire - Speaker of the year 2015-16

"Wow! What a speaker... what insight... what value!" - Mark Saxby, Speaker

"I've just seen one of the best keynote speakers ever at our Professional Speaking Association event - Penny Haslam. " - Andrew Deighton, Speaker

"An engaging, entertaining, and credible speaker who delivers exceptional and actionable content. " - Katie Allen, Speaker

"Great content, great delivery, great connection with the audience and useful take aways." - Simon Hazeldine, Speaker

"Vivacious but not cheesy, brilliantly witty but never disrespectful, totally in tune with her audience." - Jeremy Cox, Speaker

"Slick, professional, humorous and very relevant." - James Perryman, Speaker

"Very highly recommended as a Speaker." - Neil Edge, Speaker

"She is delightfully self-deprecating and brilliantly engages the audience as she shares valuable tips, insights and advice." - Mark Lee, Speaker

"Penny was brilliant - confident, relaxed and reassuring - and really lifted what could have been a very long day with her humour and sass.." - Steve Bustin, Speaker

Bit Famous - Lloyds Bank Business Enabler of the Year 
Finalist 2022
Bit Famous - We help people communicate with confidence

Bit Famous is the learning and development business founded by Penny Haslam. We help people communicate with confidence.

We've reached the finals of the 2022 Lloyds Banks British Business Excellence Awards. How we got there.

Bit Famous - Business Excellence Awards

Discover the books by Penny Haslam

Make Yourself a Little Bit Famous Book -  By Penny Haslam
Panel Discussions - The ultimate guide to moderating and appearing on panel discussions - By Penny Haslam
Confidence Book - Three steps to unshakeable confidence, at work and in life - By Penny Haslam