Alex Balfour head shot

Alex Balfour – speaker headshot, click for downloadable/full size, credit: Matt Locke

Alex Balfour is a renowned speaker and is often invited to speak at conferences and events in the UK and further afield.

Current topics:


  • Sport and Coronavirus
  • The future of media consumption
  • Technology and Innovation in Sport
  • Your digital channels work, but how do you make them perform?
  • Designing, building and managing world class digital services and teams
  • London 2012: the digital games

Please contact┬áhim if you have a speaker request – he works with Jo at the Atlantic Speaker Bureau.

Past events include:

Alex Balfour at the ACC

Speaking at the Asian Cricket Conference

Alex Balfour interviews Adam Silver of the NBA


  • UEFA masters education programme, London (with F2 Freestylers)
  • UEFA sponsors summit, Monaco
  • UEFA sponsors workshop, Nyon


  • Operational Delivery Profession Event (UK Senior civil servants)
  • Entrepreneurs Organisation, Bahrain, keynote
  • Chemistry Club, London, guest speaker


  • AXA Wealth digital leadership speech
  • Symantec security symposium
  • NHS Foundation Trust Network Communications leads
  • Canadian Olympic Committee partner workshop, Toronto
  • ESSEC Business School MBA class, Paris
  • Presentation to global business team, Reed Elsevier
  • Presentation to global digital team, HSBC
  • DMX Dublin, Irish Marketing Institute
  • The Story conference 2013, London
  • Judge business school, Cambridge University
  • Cambridge Union, Cambridge University
  • Presentation to global comms teams, GSK
  • Mobile World Congress, Barcelona
  • Presentation to UK Govt Digital Leaders
  • Presentation to BT Sport leadership team


  • Bocconi business school, Milan
  • International Tennis Federation, international coaching seminar
  • UEFA annual national marketing managers meeting, Rome
  • European Business Group (Paris)
  • Communicate Magazine – Olympic Comms legacy
  • Inbound Marketing UK 2012
  • Maximising Social PR, PR week London
  • Association of International Broadcasters Post-Olympic briefing
  • Econsultancy ‘Jump’, London
  • Apps World Europe, keynote, London
  • Royal Television Society, Digital World, London
  • IAB mobile conference, keynote, Amsterdam
  • Social Media Week, global keynote, London (video)
  • Social Media Influence, London
  • Open Mobile Summit, London
  • London Business School Global Leadership Summit, London
  • Digital Media Europe – World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers
  • Sport Tech UK, London
  • SXSW, Austin (World Domination, new media for Global Events)


  • Nesta Hot Topics (video)
  • Ubercloud, Cologne (video)
  • Futuresource, London
  • Hill and Knowlton’s Demistifying Digital, London
  • Real World Digital, London
  • MEI, London
  • Editorial Intelligence “networked nation”, London
  • Podium, London (video)


  • IBC, Amsterdam
  • iMedia Agency summit, Brighton
  • Social Media Influence, London (video interview)
  • TVC CUTEC, Cambridge, UK


  • International Sports Management Conference, Lausanne
  • Mobile Entertainment Market, London
  • Media Futures, London
  • Association of Online publishers summit, London


  • IIR PR Conference, London
  • Pinkerton lecture, “using social media to inspire change” Institute of Engineering and Technology, London
  • Media and Sports, New Rules of the Games, IOM, Athens, Greece