Rita Clifton


Rita Clifton

Rita Clifton CBE is a British advertising professional who currently works as a speaker, facilitator, writer, and non-executive director of a portfolio of companies. She has been called ‘the doyenne of branding’ by Campaign Magazine, a ‘brand guru’ by the Financial Times, and ‘the brand leading the brands’ by the Daily Telegraph.

Rita has vast experience on the speaking circuit, having travelled the world delivering speeches on retail, corporate reputation, sustainability, branding and marketing. She knows how to build a world-class brand in the digital age as well as how to create innovative leadership to sustain your success.

Between 1997 and 2012, Rita held the position of London Chief Executive and Chairman at Interbrand, a world leading brand consultancy. She now has a portfolio of chairing and non-executive directorships with Bupa, Nationwide, Dixons and Populus.

A regular commentator to national and international press and magazines, Rita has written for the Financial Times, The Observer, Admap and The Marketing Week, and has featured on numerous television and radio programmes including BBC Breakfast, Channel 4 News, CNN, Radio 4 Today and Radio 5 Live.

Rita’s friendly and approachable delivery of her keynote and after dinner speeches makes a highly-sought after member of the speaking circuit. Equally at home as an event and conference host, her interaction with audiences is informative, witty and goes down a treat.

To book Rita Clifton as an after dinner or keynote speaker, or to host a conference or event with Champions Motivational Speakers, simply fill in our online form or call us on +44 1509 85 29 27.

  • Retail Speaker
  • Marketing
  • Branding
  • Leadership
  • Corporate Innovation

“ ..Interesting, informative, stimulating…convincing”  – CBI

“..the highlight of the conference”  – Marketing Society

“Fascinating and thought provoking” – BT conference

“A complete star…brilliant presentation”  –Rothschild Business Conference

“….really fabulous.  Relevant, informative, inspiring” – National Trust

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