Benita Matofska is a world-leading expert on the Sharing Economy.
She is renowned for her ability to captivate global audiences with her knowledge and passion for change-making and the Sharing Economy.
An award-winning social entrepreneur, Benita is the founder of The People Who Share and Global Sharing Week.
She is the author of Generation Share, a seminal book telling the awe-inspiring stories of the change-makers building the Sharing Economy.
Speaker Benita travels the globe offering unique insights enabling audiences to become change-makers themselves, safeguarding their future survival.
In a fast-changing digital world, companies can no longer focus on profit alone. Benita ensures that businesses stay relevant and become change-maker brands, through the creation of social and environmental value.
Benita uses change-making techniques, business model innovation and global intelligence to inspire transformation for businesses, people and the planet.
Benita Matofska is an experienced keynote speaker and has spoken to audiences worldwide for companies including IKEA, AMEX, VISA, VF Corp, Virgin, M&S, UBS, Mandiri Bank, Rabobank, RSA, LSE, RCA, FT, UNESCO, Nesta, European Parliament, the House of Commons, the House of Lords and Number 10 Downing Street.
Benita’s incredible 30-year career has also seen her win multiple awards including:
- Ogunte Best Social Business Leader UK and World
- Venus Inspirational Woman of the Year
- Entrepreneur of the Year
- Cabinet Office, Nesta Innovation in Giving Award
Benita Matofska Speaking Topics:
Generation Share is Benita’s seminal book which takes readers on a global journey meeting the people who are changing and saving lives by building a Sharing Economy.
In this talk, using sharing economy examples, you’ll meet the woman transforming the lives of slum girls in India, to the UK entrepreneur who has started a food sharing revolution; you’ll discover the creators of trust cafes, fashion libraries and open kitchens who are changing the world. Generation Share brings to life the phenomenon causing the most significant shift in society since the Industrial Revolution.
Change-making the Future: Anatomy of a Change-Maker
For over 5 years, Benita has been researching and collecting stories of change-makers worldwide. In this session, she will reveal the six key traits of a change-maker. What it takes to drive societal transformation and how companies can become change-maker brands and survive in the digital age.
Become a Life-Changing Brand: Rebel Innovation and the Power of Purpose
Companies cannot survive on creating commercial value alone; customers increasingly make purchasing decisions based on social and environmental factors. Learn how brands can create tripartite value by becoming rebel innovators, channelling the power of purpose, changing lives and ensuring their future in the process.
The Sharing Economy and Collaborative Advantage
In an era where collaboration is all, Sharing Economy expert Benita lifts the lid on the myths and secrets of this disruptive trend. Benita demonstrates why having a Collaborative Advantage is essential for every business.
Business Model Innovation, Sustainability and Future Trends
Innovation and new technologies have disrupted, created and destroyed markets. Benita gives an overview of the latest business model innovations, future trends and shows how you can build a sustainable business.
Future Leadership: Develop the Leaders who will Future-Proof Your Company
Benita Matofska discuses how to develop change-maker leaders who can take your company into the future. Drawing on leadership programs and organisations that Benita has been involved in for over 20 years, she provides key insights to developing responsible and social leadership skills your company needs to stay ahead.