Jenny is an established conference and private event motivational speaker. Her wealth of experience in business, from her time in corporate banking, through her transition into entrepreneurialism and as an ex-investor on the BBC’s Dragons’ Den, makes Jenny a quality choice for speaking engagements.
The London Business Journal
The Hampshire Business Show, 20th October 2022
Goldman Sachs: 10,000 Small Businesses -
Money Matters: Small Business Britain
On Tuesday 11th October 2021, Jenny appeared as a guest speaker for Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses (10 KSB). 10 KSB is an investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing business and management training to high-growth small businesses in the UK. This is achieved by a partnership between Goldman Sachs and Oxford Said Business School, and is delivered over a 12 week, 100 hour curriculum.
This event, held in Manchester, was the first of a three part series for 10 KSB UK alumni. The other two parts being held in Birmingham and Leeds.
The evening was designed as speaker series showcasing successful business owners providing alumni with tangible information on access to capital. The speaker series was followed by a networking reception with drinks and canapés.
Jenny took part in a 25 min “fire side chat”, moderated by Adam Crooks from Goldman Sachs. Adam then followed up by leading a Q&A with the audience.
The Princes Trust: Jenny interviews Matt Moulding
On 19th May 2021, Jenny hosted an interview with Matt Moulding on behalf of The Princes Trust. Matt Moulding is the founder of The Hut Group (THG), a company which has seen huge success since its conception in 2004. THG started off selling CD’s and games online, and over time acquired many popular companies including Zavvi and My Protein. Having been valued in 2017 at £2.5 billion, THG is an e-commerce giant, and is now on the London Stock Exchange.
Moulding speaks with Jenny about his upbringing and role models. Jenny then asks about the sort of people THG recruits, troubles that the pandemic has brought about and philanthropy. Moulding then takes several questions from other people on the call.
ADP Virtual Business Forum
On 22 April 2021, Jenny was the Keynote Speaker for the Automatic Data Processing (ADP) Virtual Business Forum 2021. ADP is an American provider of Human Resources Management software and services. With a revenue of US$14.5bn, and a service network in over 140 countries, ADP is certainly a big name in the global HR world.
The virtual forum required attendees to sign up for free, and log in via an online portal. Once logged in, the event featured an interactive Payroll quiz for people to do, with a live scoreboard. The event was split into nine sections, these were: Impact of Payroll, 2021 Finance Trends, Economic Outlook, Jenny’s Keynote interview and Q&A, Payroll quiz, Employee Outlooks, 2021 HR Trends, Geographic Expansion and a Networking section.
The forum contained many PDF’s with a total of 156 pages of information, and including Jennys Keynote speech, over an hour of video for its members. An interesting comparison came from two of the PDF’s which contrasted in great detail the outlook of The Workforce pre-COVID-19, and post-COVID-19.
Jenny was asked to speak specifically about “surviving a recession” – and gave insights into how she infamously took the opportunity to purchase YourCash from RBS in the last financial crisis. Jenny spoke about the qualities she looked for when hiring new people, how she handles second interviews with current members of staff after the YourCash takeover. Jenny then touched on future technology and working from home flexibility and finally answered several questions from the audience.
The event can be viewed here.
BSAVA Congress 2021
On 26 March 2021, Jenny was the first keynote speaker at the British Small Animal Veterinary Association (BSAVA) Congress 2021. BSAVA was founded in 1957 as a professional body to serve veterinary surgeons who treat companion animals. Today the BSAVA has over 10,000 members. Their mission is to enable the community of small animal veterinary professionals to develop their knowledge and skills through education, scientific research and collaboration.
BSAVA Congress 2021 contained over 180 webinars spread across 3 days. The content of the webinars was applicable, weather you were a recent graduate, or an advanced veterinary practitioner.
Jenny spoke for 40 minutes. Starting off with her early life, the journey she made through banking, and then the transition from banking to the successful take over of Your Cash. Jenny went on to speak about motherhood, and how she handled prioritising tasks while being a busy working mother, her ambition and drive and where it came from. Lastly Jenny spoke about her passion for dogs and animals.
HUB CP Live Lounge
On 26/03/21, Jenny was interviewed by John Maffioli, from Cooper Parry (CP). CP is an accountancy and business advisory firm, based in the Midlands. CP’s motto is “Disrupt, Lead and Make Life Count” which has helped them be hailed as “the rebels of accountancy”. Their services range from Audit, Tax and Service Charge to, IT Wealth and Corporate Finance. CP have many awards, including 2018 UK & Europe winner of Top Workplaces, 2019 Best Company, and 2020 Sunday Times Top 100 companies to work for.
Jenny was invited to HUB CP’s Live Lounge, to speak for 90 minutes, but spoke for almost 120 minutes. The session was broken up into 3 parts. Which transitioned well from one to the other. In the first, Jenny spoke about her story from corporate banking, to creating her own successful business. The second part was a 1-2-1 conversation on todays hottest topics, from resilience to risks and funding to barriers, bias and buying / selling a business. The third part was an interactive Q&A from the audience, open to everyone.
Jenny answered many questions from the audience, some of which came through via the chat, some via voice, and some via webcam speaking “face to face” with Jenny. Jenny spoke about many things including the art of negotiation, how to deliver messages in the best way, how to build relationships, some general life advice and wisdom, and much more.
CWLEP Growth Hub: Business After Brexit
On 16 March 2021, Jenny appeared on a panel of guest speakers at an online event titled “Business After Brexit: A New Chapter for the West Midlands”. The event was hosted by Coventry & Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP)’s Growth Hub. With the reality of Brexit coming into sharp focus for many businesses transporting goods to / from the EU, many West Midlands firms are remaining optimistic for a bright future, while getting used to the new rules.
Jenny was interviewed by Simon Jack, BBC News Business editor, and spoke about the challenges faced by local SMEs in a post-Brexit and Covid-19 economy, how doors are opening to new markets and opportunities, some positive stories of resilience and a discussion about how to adapt and plan for a brighter 2021.
Further information about the event, including a list of all guest speakers can be seen here.
To date, CWLEP Growth Hub has invested over £155,000,000 in Private Sector businesses and created over 5080 jobs. CWLEP help businesses of any size, ranging from start-up’s looking for growth strategy, to established companies looking to increase profitability, and everything in-between. Since 2014, CWLEP have helped over 3000 businesses in Coventry alone.
British Chamber of Commerce: International Women’s Day 2021 Virtual Conference
On 11 March 2021, Jenny was interviewed by Kara Owen, British High Commissioner to Singapore, as a special conference titled “in conversation with Jenny Campbell”.
The event, was ran by the British Chamber of Commerce Singapore, ran across three days to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021 and featured many female industry leaders from around the world. Some of the industries included Amazon Web Services, Dyson, Barclays, ZaZaZu, and Vanda Electrics. The theme for the event was “Choose To Challenge”.
Jenny spoke about her insights on being a leader in business, the many challenges and risks including being a female business woman, her time on Dragon’s Den and advice for many aspiring entrepreneurs.
The Career Success Podcast
On 21 January 2021, Jenny was invited to appear on The Career Success Podcast from JMC Legal Recruitment. Jenny talks to Jason Connolly about how she started her working life counting cash in a bank branch, and how she climbed through the ranks to become one of the few senior female bankers at the time in the UK.
YDF Den 2020 - Live Pitching Competition Panellist
In November 2020, Jenny was approached by Andrew Griffiths to be an investors panellist at the Institute of Directors Young Directors Forum Den 2020 (IoD YDF Den 2020).
IoD YDF is an annual competition, Dragons Den style event which gives four carefully selected entrepreneurs the opportunity to pitch to a panel of expert investors, in front of a global audience of business leaders.
The event was hosted online this year, and went ahead on 18 November 2020.
A note from Andrew after the event said:
“I just wanted to reach out with a massive thank you for joining us and supporting IoD YDF Den last week. Your insights on the panel were fantastic and I’m sure were of benefit not only to the entrepreneurs who pitched, but also everyone in attendance. We had a blast and the feedback from the event so far has been phenomenal.”.
Sunday Times Interview
On 10 November 2020, Jenny was interviewed by Katie Binns from The Sunday Times.
Katie wanted to interview Jenny and other celebrities about their successful investing experiences for Times Money as part of a course named Investing for Beginners. Some of the questions asked include:
- What has been your biggest investment success?
- What other investment successes have you had?
- What advice do you have for beginners to investing?
Jenny’s answers can be read on The Times website.
Princes Trust Q&A
On 3 November 2020, Jenny was approached by The Princes Trust. She was asked to take part in an interview and Q&A with a group of their young entrepreneurs.
A note from Hannah Brewer – Head of Collective Philanthropy after the interview read:
“As I’m sure you sensed from the numbers and engagement from the young people on the call today, your time was so valued.
Thank you for talking us through your amazing experiences and advice – it means so much to us to be able to show young people that others outside The Trust really care and want them to succeed.”
BBC Radio 5 Live - Wake Up to Money
In October 2020, Jenny was approached by Claire Matheson in regards to being part of BBC Radio 5 Live’s Wake Up to Money program.
The program took place on 26 October 2020.
Talk From The Top, YouTube Interview with Alex Perkas
On 13 August 2020, Jenny was interviewed by Alex Perkas. Alex is a 13 year old boy, who has stared his own YouTube Show called “Talk From The Top” which has video interviews of high performers that young people can aspire to within the world of business, sport and entertainment.
NatWest - An Audience With...
In August 2020, Jenny was approached by Georgia Mackey from NatWest London.
On 19 August 2020, Jenny was part of NatWest’s monthly Accelerator event called An Audience With. The event takes place across 12 NatWest hubs nationally across the UK. Jenny was joined online, by entrepreneurs of the programme as well as external guests.
A note from Frank Xu – Entrepreneurship, NatWest read:
“I just wanted to say a massive thank you to yourself and to Jenny on behalf of the NatWest Entrepreneurship Team for supporting with our An Audience With event today.
NatWest Accelerator - Infrastructure to Scale
In August 2020, Jenny was approached by Pam Sheemar from NatWest Birmingham. Pam requested that Jenny take part in their Entrepreneur Accelerator Program. The aim of this event was to inspire entrepreneurs to build the right infrastructure to scale their businesses.
The event took place on 12 August 2020 via Zoom Webinar.
A note from Pam after the show read:
“I just wanted to send a note to say a huge ‘thank you to Jenny for the session today’.
Small Business Podcast
In July 2020, Jenny was approached by Anna Jordan, a reporter from SmallBusiness. Jenny took part in Anna’s podcast, called Small Business Snippets on 5 August 2020. They discussed tips for investment in the time of COVID-19, exit planning and whether your business should still be accepting cash.
You can listen back to the podcast here.
Great British Expos - Entrepreneurial Online Empowerment Sessions
In June 2020, Jenny was approached by Alec Jones-Hall – Director, Great British Expos.
Jenny took part as a Keynote Speaker at one of their Entrepreneurial Online Empowerment Sessions. The aim of these sessions were to inspire, empower, motivate and equip entrepreneurs and business owners during these turbulent times of COVID-19.
You can watch Jenny speaking on GBE’s YouTube channel.
A note from Alec Jones-Hall after the event read:
“We were so inspired by Jenny’s down to earth, real, and open approach. The mixed audience of entrepreneurs and SME owners were not only motivated but also empowered to succeed through the advice and her own experiences that she generously shared.
The interview was insight-laden and incredibly inspirational!
The audience were riveted throughout, and the feedback we have had has been fantastic – Thank you!”
Some feed back from the audience includes:
- Wow.. Love that quote “No such thing as glass ceilings, just sticky floors”.. Very true – thank you Jenny!
- Love Jenny being hands-on, real, grounded etc.
- My 9 year old daughter is very inspired by how you started off your career so young.
- Inspired! Just what we need at this point in time. Well one Jenny and well done GB Expos
Enterprise Nation - Amazon Academy
In June 2020, Jenny was approached by Emma from Enterprise Nation. Jenny was invited to join an online Amazon Academy event for an on-stage interview & Q&A about Jenny’s business journey. Part of Amazons response to supporting small businesses through coronavirus.
Jenny was interviewed on 26 June, with a slot called “How I Made It”.
Champions Speakers Partner With Jenny Campbell to deliver a Keynote Speech at HSBC UK's New Headquarters
Champions After Dinner Speakers are joining up with HSBC UK for their upcoming event. Our management team will deliver the services of the award-winning businesswoman, entrepreneur and Dragons’ Den investor, Jenny Campbell. Jenny is going to be the Keynote speaker at the bank’s spectacular new headquarters in Centenary Square, Birmingham.
The speaking engagement takes place on Wednesday 12th December 2019, welcoming numerous key figures from HSBC UK’s banking empire. Addressing delegates with a keynote speech remarking on her own experiences in banking, Jenny is set to give a powerful and authoritative speaking performance.
Delving into her personal journey which saw her elevate her career from an entry-level cash counting role at 16 to CEO and Business Woman of the Year in 2014, Jenny will inspire guests with the story of her remarkable rise. Weighing in on her personal development and rise through the banking system – Jenny’s experience and insight will be proved beneficial to all in attendance.
Jenny was perhaps most noted for her role in turning Hanco ATM Systems into a profitable institution following years of failure, rebranding it as Your Cash, circumnavigating the financial crash and later selling the business for £50 million.
The Champions Speakers agency specialise in bringing high-profile speakers for various corporate and private engagements.
Gordon Poole Agency partner with Jenny Campbell to deliver a keynote speech for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland.
The UK’s longest established Talent Agency and Speaker Bureau Gordon Poole Agency are working with Jenny to deliver a speech at a Ladies Corporate Breakfast for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland.
The breakfast meeting is taking place on Wednesday 23rd October 2019 in Belfast to celebrate its 50th birthday.
Established in 1969, Cancer Focus NI is the oldest cancer charity in Northern Ireland and provides care and support services for cancer patients and their families, carries out cancer prevention work in the community and advocates for better health policy.
October is breast cancer awareness month and the proceeds from the Ladies’ Corporate Breakfast will go towards funding pioneering new breast cancer research at Queen’s University Belfast.
In her speech, Jenny Campbell will inspire businesswomen across Northern Ireland to be successful in the corporate world, empowering them to aim high and achieve their goals.
Agent and MD, James Poole said, “we love working with Jenny and her team. As an in-demand motivational speaker, business leader and mother of two, Jenny is well placed to provide inspiration and advice on how to juggle work with the demands of family life”.
Gordon Poole Agency partner with Jenny Campbell to deliver a keynote speech for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland.
In April of 2019, set in Luxembourg City, Arch Summit is the premier event for connecting tech startups with corporate decision-makers. Enabling the ambitious to take their business to the next level by allowing determined startups real time and direct introductions to Vodafone’s powerful network including Top C-level executives, partners, suppliers and customers. Arch brings together innovators and influencers in a dynamic 2-day programme of startup pitches, tailored meetings, keynote speeches, tech roundtables, and exhibitions on the latest in technology.