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Akabusi MBE

Kriss Akabusi MBE is an engaging, inspiring and transformational speaker, ideal for keynotes, endnotes, and award ceremonies.

Kriss will focus on topics such as goal-setting, teamwork, living in the moment, how to manage transitions and how to deliver peak performance.

Through discussions with your team during pre-event briefings, Kriss will tailor his speech to deliver on your key messages.

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Kriss is famous for his achievements in athletics where his greatest individual triumph was his gold medal in the 1990 European Championships, beating David Hemery’s 22-year-old British record for 400m hurdles, a record which Kriss still holds to this stay.

He began his international athletics career in 1983 as a member of the 4x400 metre relay squad and will probably always be remembered for helping Britain clinch the gold, beating ...

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Thank you so much for the brilliantly delivered presentation you did for us at the Platinum Property Partners Quarterly Workshop; you were truly Incredible! In all our years of booking speakers, we have never dealt with someone who cared as much as you did, to give our people what they wanted and needed. Your preparation was genuinely world-class and a real reflection on the passion, commitment and dedication that you applied to your sporting career. A very deep, heartfelt thank you from myself and the team at the Platinum Property Partners.

- Platinum Property Partners

We at Innocent had a brilliant time with Kriss. His energy and willingness to get involved was incredible- we feel very lucky to have worked with him.

- Innocent Drinks

Fantastic session with Kriss - very engaging and high energy. Kriss took the time beforehand to really understand our company and our values and so his messages on the day were very aligned. The delegates loved the surprise and many commented on the value Kriss added to the overall conference.


I just wanted to say a quick thank you for your contribution for our VA Live event this year, without you all it would definitely never have been the success it was. The teams returned to their clubs fully engaged, inspired, educated and super-charged to finish the year strong!

- Virgin Active