Rimla Akhtar MBE is a sought-after speaker and commentator who communicates with quiet humility, practicality and passion. She speaks on a diverse range of topics to a diverse range of audiences in the sports, business, community, media, and education sectors.

Authentically speaking about her own personal experiences, Rimla develops and delivers a message that inevitably impresses upon each individual within the audience, leaving something that will live inside of them, inspiring positive development and the motivation to create impact in every area of their life.

a powerful speaker…who has this talent to sync ‘fractals’, or anecdotes from various moments and pull them together in a way that resonates meaningfully…


Rimla creates bespoke and organic speeches for each engagement. Previous topics have included:

  • Becoming my own Personal Champion
  • Authentic and Personal Leadership: Lessons from Sport to Business
  • Sport for Community Development
  • Overcoming the Odds – a Personal Perspective
  • Success On and Off the Field: Finding your Purpose through Sport
  • Mastery: Living your Values

The event was a standout success overall and feedback from those attending confirms your session was a real highlight.  Your contributions on the importance of resilience were inspiring and invaluable, helping us think differently about our role as leaders…


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you were amazing!  We’re still buzzing from your incredible keynote – thank you from the depths of my heart!

a great storyteller and an articulate and inspiring advocate for change…

all of the young women left the event feeling motivated and inspired…