Falling In love with public speaking

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Our Team

Annik – Talent Scout & Founder
Annik, Founder of Pony Express

Annik has over 30 years experience in being scared of speaking, declining speaking opportunities due to the fear of looking silly in front of peers and other nerve related issues. This all reached its climax in 2011 at a speaker training course – enough of wasting time worrying about what others might think – PONY Express Speakers Club was born. In between chatting-up inspiring speakers and judges, Annik loves promoting other public speaking related events and spends her time doing IMPROV, clowning or running the PONY Express Members Club and her famous ‘How to Fall in LOVE with Public Speaking’ series. In her model of the world, everyone loves public speaking as much as she loves unicorns!

Elliot Kay – Head Judge & Speaker Mentor
Elliot Kay

Elliot (aka The Coach with the Hat) has been doing stage performances and public speaking since he was 11. During 2010 Elliot became 3rd in the ‘Britain’s Next Top Coach’ competition. He has worked with a number of athletes and corporation such as Sky, Talk Talk or the NHS. At PONY Express, Elliot knows how to stretch speakers to reach their full potential. Elliot is also a peak performance coach and the founder and lead facilitator of Power to Succeed. He is known for his passion, high energy, live interventions from stage and ability to get results from people fast, be it public speaking or general performance. – Power to Succeed Today

Emily – Event Director
Emily

Emily is our organisational talent. She will probably be your first contact when you come to a PONY Express Speakers Club night. With her charming personality and extensive NLP experience Emily knows how to keep the team in check. As the author of Elemental Magic, a children’s book teaching inspiration through nature, Emily uses speaking to promote her own business either on the radio or in interactive workshops. She is a living example of making dreams come true and is looking forward to supporting you on your journey to spread your message to a wider audience.

Little Pony –
Little Pony

Don’t let his youngish appearance fool you: Little Pony is probably one of the most experienced ponies on the London speaking circuit. He is best known as the co-creator of PLP (Pony-linguistic programming) and has the ambition to create his own unique programme, re-framing speaker mind-set, building up our very exclusive Members Club and simply make everyone falling in love with public speaking.