Penny Mallory

Penny Mallory

  • Former Rally Driver and one of the UK's top motivational speakers
  • Performance Coach and Host
  • Expert on Resilience and Mental Toughness in the Workplace

Penny Mallory is an expert in Psychological Performance and works within, and alongside, World Class Teams to improve performance. Her experience ranges from World Champions to young offenders and focuses on improving mental performance, orchestrating change and building outstanding teams.

She consults as a Psychological Performance Coach with organisations, teams (including Formula 1) and individuals on mental performance. Penny also hosts development programmesand workshops.

Penny was the first (and remains the only) woman in the World to compete in a World Rally Car (the Formula 1 of Rallying). With 12 years of Rally Driving behind her, and as a motoring expert, she has presented many high profile TV shows including the hugely successful Channel 4 show ‘Driven’, ‘World Rally Championship’, ‘The Used Car Roadshow’, ‘Accident Blackspots’, Discovery’s ‘Classic Car Club’, ‘GMTV’ and ‘The Road Show’ amongst many others.

Penny’s early years were devastated by family alcoholism and mental illness. By 14 she could bear no more and left home, never to return. She found herself in London alone, and homeless for over three years. As Penny’s life spiralled out of control, she realised that she alone could take control of her life. A chance event allowed her to realise a childhood dream of driving a Rally Car and she was hooked. She turned her life around, and against all the odds went on to become the first woman in the World to compete in a World Rally car. She made the impossible possible.

Penny’s Keynote is interactive, entertaining and thought provoking, but most importantly it compels people to take action immediately. She has an outstanding International reputation , and has worked with many blue chip clients including Coca-Cola, Grand Vision, Waitrose, Tesco, Telefonica, Klesch, Sony, Volkswagen, HPI, Jaguar, BMW, Honda, Metsec, Audi, Proctor & Gamble, Airbus, AutoGlass, P&O, Ford and many more.

Penny has completed 4 marathons (including 3 in 3 days), various hell runners and triathlons. She has entered the boxing ring for two fights and has also completed successful ascents of two of the World’s seven summits - the tough North face of Europe’s highest mountain, Mount Elbrus, and Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania.

Penny has published two books ‘World Class Thinking World Class Behaviour’ and ‘Take Control of your Life’.

To see Penny in action, please click on the following link to watch her showreel.

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