Gail Emms MBE

Gail Emms MBE

  • Former British Badminton Player
  • Inspirational Motivational Speaker
  • Alone We Are Smart, Together We Are Brilliant


Gail Emms MBE is a former British badminton player with a string of gold, silver and bronze medals and has achieved international success at the very top of the game.

A badminton player since the age of four, Gail was first chosen to represent England in 1995 and along with partner, Nathan Robertson, she has been World Champion, No. 1 in the world rankings at mixed doubles, European, Commonwealth and All England Champion and Olympic silver medallist in Athens 2004.

Since retiring from the game after the Beijing 2008 Olympics, Gail has proved herself as a talented and versatile sports presenter and has honed her own self motivation skills and is an excellent and enthusiastic motivational speaker as well as an engaging and entertaining after dinner speaker. Gail is keen to promote the positive impact sport can have on life and wellbeing, inspiring young people to be more active and healthy in their lifestyle choices through her work as an ambassador for the Youth Sports Trust and Badminton Sport England.

Speaker Topics

  • Secrets to Success
  • Self-Belief
  • Resilience
  • Goal Setting
  • Happiness and Wellbeing
  • Keeping Focus and Motivation
  • High Performing Teams

To book Gail for your next event, please contact a Prime Performers Booking Agent on 020 3500 3331 or email


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