JLA is the UK's biggest specialist agency for keynote, motivational and after dinner speakers, conference presenters, awards hosts and cabaret for corporate, industry and public sector events.

The Financial Times has described JLA as “The UK’s leading speaker bureau.” We provide conference speakers, presenters and performers for over 2,500 events each year across the globe.

We work with former Presidents and Prime Ministers, captains of industry, thought leaders, tech pioneers and motivators. We host regular breakfasts to introduce the latest conference speakers; and we publish Europe’s only speaker directory. But most importantly JLA has the biggest and brightest team of specialists to help you meet your objectives.
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Fabian works closely with decision makers across the European institutions. He is responsible for the EPC’s research on the digital single market, labour, health, energy and environment issues. He also considers the EU’s perfect storm, struggling to maintain its economic and social model, and with Eurosceptic parties looking to increase their support in many nations, taking encouragement from the UK’s exit.

Facebook's Marketing Director for six years, Randi helped to expand the social media giant from niche service to global network leading developments including Facebook Live. Particularly active in working to widen access to the digital world and STEM learning, her projects have run from children’s books to restaurant businesses to radio shows. She shares insights and real-world scenarios of how social media has changed the world, how to deal with it, and why inclusivity is vital to future success.

Conductor of the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra, Benjamin Zander is known around the world as one of the best speakers on inspirational leadership, teamwork and change. Using conducting and the orchestra as a metaphor for any group and its leadership Benjamin has inspired audiences from NASA to the World Economic Forum at Davos.

The politics graduate and first ever Pop Idol winner released the fastest selling debut single in UK chart history. He has since appeared on almost everything from Never Mind The Buzzcocks to Question Time, acted on big and small screens and on stage, and co-hosts the popular Homo Sapiens podcast.

Morgan Stanley’s former chief economist for the Asia Pacific region is an influential figure in the debate over the sustainability of China’s growth. The Shanghai-based expert explains that foreign inflows and government caps are contributing to an enormous property bubble – which also feeds wage and price inflation just as productivity and export growth is faltering. Andy also dismisses Beijing’s stimulus measures as ‘bad medicine,’ which will only reignite inflation.

Martine lost both legs in the 7/7 Circle Line bombing. She was last to be rescued. Trapped in debris for an hour, she’d lost 80% of her blood supply. Then came a year of rehabilitation during which she learned to walk again, with prosthetics. Yet she still sees herself as lucky: the Paralympics, secured the day before the bombings, gave her a new goal. She now has 40 GB caps in sitting volleyball. The ex-marketing manager addresses change, goal-setting and diversity.

The Apple co-founder chose not to stay with the business he and Steve Jobs established, instead focusing his energy on encouraging the next generation of technology entrepreneurs and innovators. Steve speaks about how he and Jobs made computers in a garage, the vision for home computing that they shared, and what will come next.

James’ expertise spans IT, energy, manufacturing, leisure and retailing. He has a proven track record of seeing trends before his peers and delivering counter-intuitive but highly pragmatic proposals on how business should react. The former head of worldwide market intelligence at Philips consumer electronics questions our assumptions on everything from robots to plastics, and from obsessions with food to the snags surrounding cashless society.

Back in 2003 the nation held its collective breath as Clive’s men fulfilled their promise and clinched the Rugby World Cup. He has now helped elite athletes achieve unprecedented success and has launched a new app to capture knowledge on any subject. In presentations and workshops Clive demonstrates the power of collaborative leadership – and how to create a winning mindset. He also unpicks the DNA of a champion, which goes way beyond talent.

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