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TESTIMONIALS

Don't just take our word for it. Hear and read from Lukes's delighted clients inspired by his brilliant delivery. From Schools, Organisations to Businesses, from School halls to classrooms, from Organisation offices to corporate event venues, from ten people to thousands. Everyone who books Luke is left entertained, inspired and begging for more. 

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Annual Finance and Procurement Conference

Luke was invited to speak at the 2023 Annual Conference in Newport. For this year's conference, they wanted someone local to the organisation to inspire their team to end the day on a high. Luke was the perfect way to end a day filled with learning and motivation. The talk was themed around their roles changing lives despite working behind the scenes and encouraged the audience to best for the team and not in the team. 

Balfour Beatty - Mental Health Week

Greg Ross - Operations Manager 

“His presentation was tailored to both our industry and our workforce which meant that the operatives really felt that Luke was talking to them. As Luke will testify to in his brilliant session – You’re one decision away from a totally different life. Thanks to Luke for the service throughout – we will definitely look to roll this out, with Luke’s help, in other areas of Balfour Beatty.”

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Ysgol Cwm Bromill

Laura Clarke - Head of PSE

Luke was initially booked to spend the day at the school delivering a one-hour whole-year talk to every year in the school. However, these talks were so well received by the students that his delivery and messages left the students talking about Luke throughout the coming months. Since then, Luke was returned to the school in 2023 to deliver his incredibly impactful workshops to smaller number of learners.

Red Funnel Ferry

Jonathan Stage - Head of Safety and Compliance

Luke was booked to speak at the Red Funnel Health and Safety Day. This two-day event covered the whole organisation and its aim was to equip staff with the skills they needed to look after themselves and ensure they could work safely to go home safely. Luke delivered a total of four talks across the two days and left the organisation feeling inspired and empowered to talk action. 

Oasis Academy Brightstowe

Head teacher

The school decided to bring in a motivational speaker to inspire their students ahead of their Mock Results. Luke was able to motivate the students to realise that their current circumstances doesn't have to be their conclusion. He taught the students how to unleash the power within by believing in themselves to get the results that they are aiming for. 

DVLA

Stacey Harries - Communication & Engagement Manager

“Luke ran a virtual Resilience session for colleagues at DVLA as part of our 5C wellbeing campaign. He shared his inspiring story and aligned his experiences and advice on resilience to our campaign objectives so our staff could relate. Thank you so much Luke, for the time you gave – we have received such positive feedback and you would be very welcome to return in the future.”

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Linc Cymru - Staff Conference

Scott Sanders - CEO

As part of Linc Cymru's annual staff conference, Luke was hired as a keynote speaker to inspire the staff to believe in themselves to make a difference in the work they did. As part of the event, it brought the whole organisation together from every department with one aim. Inspire and connect people to show what's possible. 

CCYD Secondary School

Mrs Tracey Wellington - Head teacher

CCYD booked Luke as part of their aim to improve the aspirations and mental wellbeing of their students. Luke spent a total of five days working with every student at the school. This tailored approach consisted of each day delivering a keynote talk to the whole year group followed by four one-hour workshops with smaller groups. 

West Midlands Pension Fund

Duncan Barrett- Wellbeing and Inclusion Officer

After hearing Luke previously, it was decided that he would be the perfect fit to deliver Mental Wellbeing Talks at the Organisation during Mental Health Awareness Week. Throughout the day he delivered two one-hour sessions which allowed the opportunity to attend and hear Luke's story. 

POBL 

Keynote speech at Staff Conference

As part of POBL Colleague Conference Luke was booked to deliver his famous Believe In Yourself Keynote on both days of the event. The hybrid event gave all of the thousand staff team a chance to hear Lukes incredibly inspiring messages. 

RWE Pembroke Power Station

Mental Wellbeing Workshops

Pembroke Power Station invited Luke in to deliver his 'Remove the mask in the workplace' session across the site. The one hour workshop was delivered a number of times in a variety of settings to inspire and educate everyone where they work. Delievering these sessions in every day places where they work had an signficant impact in removing the stigma in the workplace.

Mountain Ash Secondary School

Motivational talk to Year 11 Studnets

Before starting their GCSE Exams, Mountain Ash Secondary School hired Luke to provide their students with a last-minute boost of inspiration ahead of the exams. The one-hour keynote to the whole year 11-year group was aimed at showing the young people what is possible when they believe in themselves and take massive action. 

Welsh Government

Senior Leaders & Directors Conference

As part of this year's conference, the Welsh Government wanted to bring in an external keynote speaker to close the event. After a day of in-house learning and discussions, Luke was set with the task of bringing everyone together to inspire the team to make the change that they want to see in the world. But most importantly focusing on the difference they and their team can make. 

Gloucestershire University

Gloucester Academy Aspirations Day

The GROW partnerships aim to raise the aspirations of young people in secondary school to attend Gloucestershire University. Luke was hired as part of the partnerships outreach work by attending a local secondary school, Gloucester Academy. As part of the day, Luke delivered a keynote talk to the year 10 students and afterwards delivered two, one-hour goal setting workshops with the learners. 

Healthcare Financial Management Association Conference

Alison Henly, Chief Finance Officer

As part of this year's conference, the HMFA invited Luke in to share his story after being highly recommended at a previous event earlier in the year. Lukes keynote closed the conference and brought tears to the audience as his inspiring messages of everyday heroes reminded everyone listen how their job changes lives to the people across Somerset. 

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