Liz Johnson

Liz Johnson

Liz Johnson is one of the UK’s most well-known Paralympic swimmers, winning an impressive 13 medals at various events over her career.

Since retiring in 2016, Liz has become a popular contributor to sporting broadcasting on Channel 4 and the BBC and a familiar face on entertainment shows, including Celebrity Masterchef (2016) and The Last Leg (2021).

She is the Managing Director and Client Ambassador of The Ability People, a specialist employment company which aims to encourage employment for those with disabilities.

She is also a popular motivational and sports speaker, offering an insight into her competitive past, her broadcasting experience and her disability, aiming to inspire the next generation of sporting stars.

When speaking, Liz’s warm personality and charisma shine through. She demystifies disability, drawing from her own experiences both within sport and business.

Contact Great British Speakers today to book Paralympic swimmer and workplace disability & inclusivity expert Liz Johnson for your next event.

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She opened our session very well with her inspirational story.
Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland

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