Sir Peter Birkett is known for many achievements throughout his career, which spans more than 30 years to date. He is best known for his tireless work in furthering special educational needs provision in the UK.
In 2012, Sir Peter was awarded a knighthood during the Queens’ Diamond Jubilee Birthday Honours in recognition of his services to education. Sir Peter Birkett has been granted many other prestigious awards and accolades over the years, which include several for Highgate Hill House School.
Highgate Hill House School was established by Sir Peter Birkett in 2016 in response to an identified need for more specialised SEN learning provision in the Devon and Cornwall region.
Alongside his career in education and leadership, Sir Peter also works as a motivational speaker for a number of organisations, drawing on his experience in the field to inspire others.
Chartwell Speakers was founded in London in 2007 as an agency of speakers that connects specialists from multiple sectors with others in their industry. Chartwell works to provoke discussion and enrich organisations through delivering conferences and events driven by motivational people who can help establish world-changing ideas.
Chartwell Speakers currently has offices around the world in the UK, Ireland, Asia and the United States, and is expanding its geographical reach all the time. Sir Peter Birkett is on the roster of motivational speakers for Chartwell Speakers as a pioneer in the sector for education.
Champions Speakers serves clients in more than 65 countries worldwide, providing distinguished speakers from multiple industries to provide expert advice tailored to meet the needs of the target audience. Sir Peter Birkett has toured the world as part of the Champions Speakers agency, delivering keynote speeches on education and business management.
Sir Peter has also taught at the Houston, Texas-based University of St Thomas as a visiting speaker, drawing on his early career experiences as a university lecturer.
Sir Peter Birkett can also be hired through the Motivational Speakers Agency.