Benita Matofska is a world-leading speaker and changemaker. She helps businesses and organisations to build back better for people and planet. Benita is the author of Generation Share, a ground-breaking book, published in June 2019, containing the world's first collection of inspiring stories of the changemakers building a new, sustainable economy. A global changemaker and Sharing Economy expert, she is the founder of The People Who Share (TPWS). TPWS is a non-profit on a mission to demonstrate that sharing resources can alleviate poverty, tackle isolation and protect the planet.
Benita delivers her unique insights to people and companies, helping them to become changemakers themselves and ensuring their future survival. In a world with challenges such as Covid-19 and climate change, companies can no longer focus on profit alone and Benita helps business to stay relevant and secure their future by helping them to create social and environmental value. Based on a decade of research, Benita uses social innovation techniques and global intelligence to inspire transformation for businesses, people and planet.
WHO IS BENITA MATOFSKA?
Benita Matofska is is a world-leading speaker and changemaker renowned for her ability to captivate audiences worldwide with her knowledge, dynamism and passion for changemaking, sustainability and the Sharing Economy. The Sharing Economy is a 21st Century phenomenon that is causing the most significant shift in society since the Industrial Revolution and is the biggest business trend of all time. An award-winning social entrepreneur, she is the founder of global charity The People Who Share and Global Sharing Week, reaching over 100 million people worldwide.
Driven by a passion to create global change and transform business into a force for good, Benita delivers her unique insights to people and companies seeking to future-proof their businesses and organisations and build back better, changing lives in the process.
Benita is a seasoned public speaker and has spoken to audiences worldwide including: European Parliament, IKEA, AMEX, VF Corp, M&S, Virgin, UBS, Mandiri Bank, Rabobank, LSE, RSA, RCA, FT, UNESCO, Nesta, the House of Commons, the House of Lords and Number 10 Downing Street.
Benita’s incredible 30-year career has also seen her receive multiple awards including: Ogunte Best Social Business Leader UK and World, Venus Inspirational Woman of the Year and the Cabinet Office/Nesta Innovation in Giving Award. She is also an RSA fellow, a social commentator, blogger and is featured regularly in the international media.
"Inspiring, powerful, innovative. Benita captivated our global audience."
"Excellent speaker. Knowledgeable, distinctive, future thinking."
Festival of the Future
Mayors and business leaders were challenged and inspired."
“Bold, forthright, unforgettable. Benita captivated the 1,400-strong global audience."