Anthony Bennett

Anthony Bennett

  • The Miracle Man
  • The Power of Teamwork
  • Dealing with Setbacks

Anthony Bennett is an inspirational and motivational speaker & fundraiser who learned how to walk, talk and speak again after contracting three virus infections at the same time

After what many would consider being a miracle, Anthony was given only a 10% chance or survival, but has made a full recovery and is inspiring businesses, schools, and organisations with his optimism and bubbly personality.

In 2006, after returning from a trip to Disneyland Paris Anthony fell extremely ill and was left fighting for his life.

The cause was narrowed down to the air conditioning within the coach and affected 80% of students on the trip but left Anthony with:

• 10% chance of survival after contracting 3 viral infections – Streph-Pneumonia, Influenza, and Staphylococcus

• His white blood cells reduced to zero

• He suffered from a seizure whilst in a coma

• He was resuscitated and brought back to life an amazing 12 times

• He relearnt how to walk, talk, and breathe again after spending 3 weeks on an Extra Corporal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) machine

After making a full recovery, Anthony played a major role in winning a £7.5m Charity Partnership between Whitbread PLC and Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, where he spent 4 years traveling the UK and Inspiring teams to get involved in raising the much-needed funds for the children’s charity. The money raised went towards the construction of a brand new cardiac hospital wing, helping at the children’s hospital to treat up to 20% more children.

He went on the be named one of the happiest people in the UK in the Independent on Sunday’s 2015 Happy List, a programme recognised by the Prime Minister for his efforts in enriching the lives of others, making Britain a better place.

Now an International Speaker, Anthony Bennett inspires audiences globally with a highly infectious and positive outlook on life, Anthony takes his audience on a crucial journey on how he turned a huge negative situation and used it to fuel positive outward ripples in his daily life.

His Speaking Topics

• The Power of Teamwork
• Dealing with Setbacks
• Using and Sharing your Superpower
• Maintaining Motivation
• Resilience

Anthony speaks on the importance of saying yes to opportunities and how taking leaps into the scary unknown can lead to some amazing results. To book Anthony for your next event, please call a Prime Performers Booking Agent on 020 3500 3331 or email

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