Alison Edgar – Keynote Speaker

Best-Selling Dyslexic Author, British Business Woman, and Boardroom Advisor

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Specialist Subjects

  • Women Empowerment in the Workplace: Breaking Barriers, Achieving Balance
  • Personal Branding for Professional Success: Craft Your Identity, Elevate Your Career
  • Embracing Neurodiversity: Unleashing the Power of Unique Perspectives
  • Navigating Change for Peak Performance: Thriving Amidst Organisational Evolution
  • Building High-Performance Teams: Fueling Success through Trust and Communication
  • Conquer Anxiety, Achieve Goals, and Find Balance
  • Elevating Customer Service, Cultivating Relationships that Drive Loyalty
  • Igniting Sales Excellence: Energising Your Team for Peak Performance


  • English


Alison Edgar MBE is not your average speaker; she’s a dynamic yet relatable catalyst for business success. With her captivating presence, Scottish wit and personality, combined with her 25-year experience walking the corridors of corporate organisations, Alison empowers audiences to embrace change, enhance communication, and boost results. Her talks provide real-life implementable takeaways that make an immediate impact, proving her an invaluable addition to any event.

Alison was one of the few women to be awarded an MBE on the Queen’s Birthday Honours list in 2020 for her services to entrepreneurship and business. With over a decade of experience as a business champion, she has mentored top industry figures. Alison has also played a pivotal role in advising the government on business legislation, contributing to the growth of the UK economy.

As a dyslexic author of two international best-selling books, Alison has mastered the balance of how to enhance readers’ personal and professional development. Her debut book was a WHSmith Top Ten Business Book and named one of the top business books written by a woman in 2019 by The Independent newspaper.

Alison is a sought-after media contributor, and recently became a boardroom advisor for a new business TV show, ‘Ready Set StartUP’ on Amazon Prime UK & US.

Popular Talks by Alison Edgar

Women Empowerment in the Workplace: Breaking Barriers, Achieving Balance

Despite strides forward, the glass ceiling remains a reality for many women in the professional arena,  impacting career advancement and well-being. In this inspiring presentation, Alison Edgar MBE champions women’s empowerment and shares strategies for overcoming obstacles, achieving balance, and reaching professional goals. Drawing from her own journey, navigating a high-flying sales career, while juggling the ever-demanding responsibilities of motherhood and caregiving for her elderly-disabled parents, she offers practical advice for overcoming challenges, advocating for oneself, and fostering a supportive network, while still achieving your goals and finding harmony in such a demanding world. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting your career, this session provides the inspiration and tools needed to break barriers and thrive in the workplace.

Personal Branding for Professional Success: Craft Your Identity, Elevate Your Career

In today’s competitive job market, personal branding is essential for standing out and advancing your career. In this enlightening presentation, Alison Edgar MBE shares strategies for building a compelling personal brand that resonates with employers, colleagues, and clients. From defining your personal goals to leveraging social media and networking opportunities, attendees will learn how to cultivate a powerful personal brand that opens doors and accelerates career growth. This session provides practical tips and insights for building a brand that sets you apart from the crowd.

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