Matt Ellison is a highly sought-after, entertaining and thought-provoking transgender speaker. His life experience as a trans man has fascinated and inspired audiences of all kinds in both private and public sectors in the U.K. and internationally. His insights on change, as someone who has made such a huge and fundamental change himself, apply to everyone in all areas of professional and personal life.
Organisations who have invited Matt to speak include Lacoste, KFC, NHS, Lloyds of London, City of London Corporation, Fidelity International, HM Courts and Tribunals, South Wales Police and many more.
Matt has been consulted and interviewed on many occasions. He was recently seen on TV in the high-profile Channel 4 documentary ‘Me and My Penis’, which broke many taboos, covering sex, psychology and men’s mental health issues.
Tailored towards the audience, Matt has something to offer all audiences, including healthcare professionals, businesses, educational institutions, emergency services, political and religious groups, plus more. Depending upon requirements he can delve deep into the mind of what it feels like to be transgender with a story full of highs, lows and humour. He can educate the audience around such things as the medical interventions, social aspects, safe practices for service providers and employers, as well the legal implications of the Gender Recognition Act and the popular Q&A if requested gives the opportunity to answer all those burning questions.
With an increasing number of trans folk having the courage to transition, yet with so many still facing discrimination and ignorance, transgender issues and diversity & inclusion, are currently more relevant than ever.
Matt’s Clients include:
“One of the best talks I’ve ever heard at a conference!”
“You know you’re seeing a *great* talk when you don’t think to tweet about it”
“Matt Ellison is an engaging performer and an inspiring teacher who has been changing lives for years. He has courage, integrity, passion and a unique story to tell. “
“I have known Matt for many years. During which time I have observed him speaking to a variety of groups and audiences. What can I say… Interesting, informative and engaging. Often thought provoking always honest.”