Emcee: Anja Simms

Anja Sims Movement session – “Gesture like you mean it!” SAT 01 MAY, 14:00 – 14:15 Growing Stage Do you talk with your hands or are you less sure about what to do with your hands when speaking?  After a fully-packed morning at the conference it is time to get you moving again.  Come along […]

Emcee: Ilaria Vilkelis

Ilaria Vilkelis Backup MC About Ilaria Vilkelis Ilaria joined Daybreakers of Westlake Toastmasters in California Cardinals in 2001. Over the years, she served as VPE, and President in several clubs and competed up to Division level. She co-founded four clubs, two of which in Lausanne Switzerland before taking a hiatus from Toastmasters in 2007. She re-joined […]

Emcee: Meera Das

Meera Das MC for Entertainment break on Sunday 2nd May About Meera Das Meera joined Toastmasters in March 2018 and subsequently became the President of her home club, Wharf Speakers, in Division K.  She lives in London and is currently the Area Director in Area K59 which covers Corporate and Community clubs in Canary Wharf. She […]

Emcee: Jill Segal

Jill Segal MC for Entertainment break on Sunday 2nd May, and pre-conference soirees About Jill Segal A passionate lover of the performing and visual arts, Jill forsook the more solid pursuit of performing in the courtroom wearing a distinctive wig and gown for the precarious world of arts administration.  She was the founding director of an […]

Emcee: Glen Savage

Glen Savage MC for Entertainment breaks on Saturday 1st May, and pre-conference soirees About Glen Savage Glen Savage, aka The Purple Speaker, is a multi-award winning public speaker, qualified public speaking teacher, and voice coach, as well as a conference MC and workshop presenter. He is the founder of Purple Speaking Academy. Why purple? Because it’s […]

Emcee: Sarah Beckwith

Sarah Beckwith MC for Entertainment breaks on Saturday 1st May, and pre-conference soirees About Sarah Beckwith Sarah has been a member of Toastmasters since 2013.  She is currently a member of Society Speakers and 104 London Debaters. She has been VPPR and VPE at St Paul’s Speakers and was the 2019/21 District Parliamentarian. With a background […]

Emcee: Annie Pritchard

Annie Pritchard MC for Entertainment breaks on Saturday 1st May, and pre-conference soirees About Annie Pritchard Annie’s dream was to become a dancer and be on the stage, but life for her took a different path. With over 22 years’ experience as a recruitment and coaching consultant, Annie has spent most of her working life helping […]

Emcee: Vaneshen Mootoosamy

Vaneshen Mootoosamy MC for Inspiring Stage on Sunday 2nd May About Vaneshen Mootoosamy Vaneshen is a Civil Engineer, a Speaker, and a Single Dad.  Vaneshen is passionate about collaboration and this epitomises his career as a Civil Engineer delivering large Infrastructure Projects on the Railway. Vaneshen helps leaders collaborate better to turbocharge performance, productivity, and profitability. […]

Emcee: Janet Alkema

Janet Alkema MC for Growing Stage on Sunday 2nd May About Janet Alkema Janet Alkema, DTM, has been a member of Farnham Speakers since 2012 and a charter member of Godalming Speakers since 2018. She has served two terms as Area 14 Director, was Division A Director in 2018 and now serves as Chair of the […]

Emcee: Andy Blake

Andy Blake MC for Learning Stage on Sunday 2nd May About Andy Blake Andy is a founding member of PMI (Project Management Institute) UK TM club in London. PMI is a global non-profit organization, formed to develop the Project, and Programme Management skills of its members. Andy has held club committee roles such as President […]