Former Olympic and World Champion Swimmer

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  • “Charming and witty both in her speech as well as informally over dinner, Karen was a delight to meet and a pleasure to listen to."
    Institute of Directors, Suffolk Branch
  • "Your speech was much enjoyed by all who heard it and was both entertaining and thought-provoking. It provided a fitting finale to our evening of celebration."
    David Ansell, Richmond upon Thames College
  • "I enjoy the way you infused motivation using story telling. It's really engaging. You have what it takes to be a champ."
    HK Chan, Research Student, Newcastle University
  • “Karen has a rare ability to make every person in the room feel as if she is talking directly to them. She makes her experience feel relevant and relatable, even though her audience is highly unlikely to be winning gold medals in anything any time soon. Above all, she is down to earth and tremendous fun – I am still receiving emails from attendees talking about how great she was two weeks later. Thanks again for making our event so successful and memorable.”
    Kath Coar, Senior Counsel, GE Capital
  • “To hear the commitment to success and the hard work you put in to your success was truly inspirational. I felt moved throughout and found my eyes watering for no apparent reason just hearing the stories."
    Norman Allan, Finance Director, DW Windsor Lighting

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