Karren Brady

Former Managing Director of Birmingham City, the Youngest Ever Managing Director of a UK Plc, & Named on The Sunday Times ’11 Most Inspirational Women in Britain’

  • Elevated to the House of Lords, Taking the Title of Baroness
  • A Sunday Times Best-Selling Author of ‘Strong Woman’
  • Named Revitalise Businesswoman of the Year 2007
  • Named in the 50 Most Inspirational People in the World

Discover Karren Brady’s biography of published work below.

Strong Woman Karren Brady
Strong Woman: The Truth About Getting To The Top
10 Rules for Success Karren Brady
Karren Brady’s 10 Rules for Success
Playing to Win: 10 Steps to Achieving Your Goals

When Karren Brady is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

How to Get Entrepreneurial Spirit
How to Be the Best You Can
How to Build a World Class Culture
How to Turn a Failing Business into a World Class Brand
The Top 10 Key Ingredients You Need to be a Success

Karren Brady is a revered businesswoman, best recognised as the former Managing Director of Birmingham City and Vice-Chairman of West Ham United. The definition of an inspirational woman, she has utilised her social media presence to champion others to achieve their goals. Working in a wide range of industries, Karren has empowered women around the world to enter the industry they are passionate about without the fear of stereotyping. Named as one of the 100 Most Powerful Women in Britain in 2010, Karren is treasured for the illustrious career she has developed and is now highly sought-after to attend speaking engagements internationally.

Determined to create an impact in the corporate industry, Karren began her professional career by taking up an advertising traineeship. A dedicated worker, Karren’s remarkable work ethic paid dividends when she was selected to become the Managing Director of Birmingham City Football Club at the age of 23, making her the youngest ever Managing Director of a UK Plc. A testament to her formidable talent, Karren understands how to transform a business and was appointed Vice-Chairman of West Ham, which later led them to sit in the top 5 fastest growing football organisations globally.

A leading authority in her field, Karren gained the opportunity to act as Lord Sugar’s trusted advisor on the BBC’s The Apprentice. Empowering women in business to reach their full potential in male-dominated industries, she was named Revitalise Businesswoman of the Year 2007 in recognition of her remarkable career. From her work as the former Government Business Advisor to chairing the Lifeskills Advisory Council, Karren’s influence reaches a wide range of industries and generations. As her expertise is treasured throughout the community, her recognised book ‘Strong Woman’ has now become a Sunday Times Bestseller.

Utilising her expertise to support others in the industry, Karren Brady is now highly sought-after to attend speaking engagements internationally. Renowned for focusing on topics such as how to get the entrepreneurial spirit, how to turn a failing business into a world-class brand, and the top 10 key ingredients you need to be successful, she has become a must-see speaker for audiences of all ages. Having previously spoken for the likes of Land Rover UK, Costa Coffee, and Government conferences, she offers an experienced and confident approach to all events she attends. When looking to hire a passionate corporate speaker, look no further than Karren.

Official Testimonials

Karren Brady is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:

“I was truly enthralled – she was FANTASTIC. I have described her talk as life-changing – so refreshing and motivational.”

Professional Cricketers Association

“As one of the UK’s leading hospitality brands we recently engaged Karren to deliver a keynote speech at our annual conference in Manchester for circa 2200 delegates. Karren’s speech was totally ‘on-message’ and really resonated with our team members. Karren’s appearance created a real WOW for our team members at Costa Coffee.”

Costa Coffee

“Thank you for making the conference such a resounding success. Overwhelming positive feedback, the delegates were truly impressed.”

The Management & Leadership Network

To enquire about Karren Brady for your event or corporate function, simply contact us via agent@inspirational-leadership-speakers.com or call a booking agent on 0203 0070 320.