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Miracle Man – Inspirational & Motivational Speaker
- Change Management ,
- Leadership ,
- Mental Health ,
- Motivation and Inspiration ,
- Overcoming Adversity ,
- Resilience ,
Anthony Bennett is an inspirational speaker on teamwork, mental health and resilience in businesses, healthcare and schools. He has been delivering motivational speeches across the UK and parts of the world since 2008, two years after his recovery, giving him the nickname Miracle Man.
Meet Anthony Bennett
Anthony Bennett is an inspirational speaker and motivational speaker & fundraiser who learned how to walk, talk and speak again after contracting three virus infections at the same time.
After what many would consider being a miracle, Anthony was given only a 10%chance or survival, but has made a full recovery and is inspiring businesses, schools, and organisations with his optimism and bubbly personality.
In 2006, after returning from a trip to Disneyland Paris Anthony fell extremely ill and was left fighting for his life.
The cause was narrowed down to the air conditioning within the coach and affected 80% of students on the trip but left Anthony with:
- 10% chance of survival after contracting 3 viral infections – Streph-Pneumonia, Influenza, and Staphylococcus
- His white blood cells reduced to zero
- He suffered from a seizure whilst in a coma
- He was resuscitated and brought back to life an amazing 12 times
- He relearnt how to walk, talk, and breathe again after spending 3 weeks on an Extra Corporal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) machine
After making a full recovery, Anthony played a major role in winning a £7.5m Charity Partnership between Whitbread PLC and Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity, where he spent 4 years traveling the UK and Inspiring teams to get involved in raising the much-needed funds for the children’s charity. The money raised went towards the construction of a brand new cardiac hospital wing, helping at the children’s hospital to treat up to 20% more children.
He went on the be named one of the happiest people in the UK in the Independent on Sunday’s 2015 Happy List, a programme recognised by the Prime Minister for his efforts in enriching the lives of others, making Britain a better place.
Now an International Speaker, Anthony inspires audiences globally.