alastair campbell.jpg

Alastair Campbell

Writer, Speaker, Strategist

Speaker Themes

  • Resilience and Wellbeing

About Alastair

Alastair Campbell is best known for his role as former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s spokesman, press secretary and director of communications and strategy. Still active in politics and campaigns in Britain and overseas, he now splits his time between writing, speaking, charities and consultancy.

Speaker Biography

In recent years, Alastair has become increasingly involved with mental health charities and causes, speaking about his own experience of depression, psychosis and addiction, and of his brother Donald’s lifelong struggle with schizophrenia.

A former ‘Mind Champion of the Year’, he is an ambassador for the Time to Change campaign to raise awareness about mental illness, ambassador for Alcohol Concern, patron of Maytree, the country’s only charity for the suicidal, and of Kidstime, which supports the children of mentally ill parents.

In November 2017 Alastair was awarded an honorary fellowship of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in recognition of his leadership role in breaking down the stigma surrounding mental illness, and in fighting for better services.

wavelength-testimonials-1500x650-web9.jp

Every time I work with the SpeakersHub team, I'm blown away by the quality of people on their roster and the access they have to a who's-who of innovative, provocative and leading edge thinkers and leaders.  If you want to build knowledge and get insight from people who are at the very top of the latest thinking and leaders in their field then Sarah and the team are the people to talk to.  

Jeremy Phillips-Powell, Group Talent Director, Rentokil Initial

Book one of our Speakers

If you would like more information on any of the speakers featured or to check availability please email Sarah or contact her on 07717716952