June Sarpong Keynote Speaker

  • Panellist on Sky News panel discussion programme ‘The Pledge’
  • Co-Founder of the WIE Network (Women: Inspiration & Enterprise)
  • Awarded an OBE in the 2020 New Years’ Honours List

June Sarpong's Biography

June Sarpong OBE is a British TV Presenter, award-winning author and a top speaker on diversity, a subject she is passionate about.

June has worked in television for two decades and is one of the most widely recognised faces in British television. She is currently a panellist on Sky News panel discussion programme ‘The Pledge’ and frequently appears on television shows such as BBC Question Time, Have I Got News for You and Channel 4’s 8 Out of 10 Cats. Previously, she was a panellist on ITV’s Loose Women and has been a Presenter on Channel 4’s T4, MTV UK & Ireland and Kiss 100.

She hosted Nelson Mandela’s 90th birthday celebrations in Hyde Park, London, the UK leg of Live Earth in 2007, Make Poverty History in 2005 and presented the MOBO Awards several times. She has interviewed some of the world’s biggest names including HRH Prince of Wales, Bill Clinton, Al Gore and George Clooney.

June received an OBE in the 2020 New Years’ Honours List. She is one of the youngest people ever to receive an MBE, which she was awarded in 2007 for services to broadcasting and charity. June Sarpong is a Prince’s Trust Ambassador and campaigns for the ONE Campaign and (RED).

June Sarpong is a champion for diversity and in October 2019, she became the first Director of Creative Diversity at the BBC. She authored three award-winning books, including ‘Diversity: Six Degrees of Integration’, ‘The Power of Women’ and ‘The Power of Privilege’.

She is Co-Founder of the WIE Network (Women: Inspiration & Enterprise), a conference designed to bring together women from different backgrounds, and to empower, inspire and support one another.

June Sarpong authored three award-winning books, including ‘Diversity: Six Degrees of Integration’, ‘The Power of Women’ and ‘The Power of Privilege’.

Read More

Books by June Sarpong

June Sarpong book cover
Diversify: Six Degrees of Integration
June Sarpong book cover
The Power of Women
The Power of Privilege

Check June Sarpong's speaking availability and fees

Interested in booking June Sarpong to speak at an event? Please provide your details and we’ll get in touch within 24 hours.

    View our related Speakers

    Karen Attiah Speaker
    Exclusive
    Karen Attiah
    Opinion Columnist, Global Opinions Editor - The Washington Post
    Flavilla Fongang Speaker
    Flavilla Fongang Speaker
    Exclusive
    Flavilla Fongang
    Founder of Branding and Experiential Marketing Agency, 3 Colours Rule and Brand Advisor to the BBC
    Raina Kumra Speaker
    Exclusive
    Raina Kumra
    Expert on Digital transformation and AI ethics
    Lucy Hawking Speaker
    Exclusive
    Lucy Hawking
    Influential Populariser of Science
    Olivia Fox Cabane Speaker
    Exclusive
    Olivia Fox Cabane
    Expert on the science behind charisma and creativity
    Suzy Walton Speaker
    Exclusive
    Suzy Walton
    Former Deputy Chairman of the University of Westminster
    Leta Hong Fincher Speaker
    Exclusive
    Leta Hong Fincher
    Journalist on Gender Inequality in China
    Natalie Campbell Speaker
    Exclusive
    Natalie Campbell
    Co-Founder, A Very Good Company
    Adah Parris Speaker
    Exclusive
    Adah Parris
    Futurist, Keynote Speaker, Cultural Strategist; TED2019 Emerging Innovator
    Rico Jacob Chace Speaker
    Exclusive
    Rico Jacob Chace
    LGBTQIA+ and Black Rights Activist

    We use cookies

    We use cookies and other tracking technologies to improve your browsing experience on our website, to show you personalized content and targeted ads, to analyze our website traffic, and to understand where our visitors are coming from. By browsing our website, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies.

    Accept Cookies