Motivational Speaking

Hannah Russell is a well known motivational and inspirational speaker across the UK, travelling from schools to universities and big groups of adults to give talks on her business experience and life story.

Hannah Russell first became known to the business industry when she was just 17 years old, after her first book was published about Little Alf her miniature Shetland pony. After leaving college she wasn’t sure what to do but always had a passion for business and writing. When Little Alf came along she knew he was the perfect character for a children’s book series. Hannah began writing a blog about Little Alf which grew very popular, she now has 8 books published about his adventures and a children’s clothing & gift range. Hannah also owns a ‘Little Alf shop’ in Leyburn Market Town which welcomes thousands of visitors each year.

As well as been a successful author Hannah is also the director and founder of 3 other companies 'Quirky cows,' 'Pink Fitness boutique' and 'Russell Rhino' all growing successful business which she spends time running and managing from her offices in Yorkshire.

Through Hannah's work, she loves supporting charity and has taken on the role as ambassador to 'Helping Rhinos' and 'Brooke' charity.

On the speaking circuit, Hannah is known for working with Schools, university students and adults to create an inspiring and motivational talk. Hannah has worked with many organisations across the UK including ‘Oxford school of Royal and North Yorkshire Country council’

Hannah can cater talks for your audience and usually tells her life and business story and how she got to where she is today.

To book Hannah for a talk and see availability please get in touch via the contact page.


    "I highly recommend Hannah for talks. I have had the pleasure of working with her twice now as part of our school book festival. She is very professional in everything she does and always very reliable, punctual and helpful. Hannah has a lovely manner with young people and shows a genuine interest in them. she is committed to reading and promoting reading for pleasure in the lives of young people. Hannah is a pleasure to know and I have no reservations in recommending her for events and school talks"

    - Simon Asked - Head of Juniors Newcastle school for boys

    "Hannah Tells her personal story with kindness and witting humour. She is an inspiration and had the children hooked throughout her talk. We hope to work with her again soon in the future"

    - Aysgarth Primary school

    "Hannah recently did a talk for me at a social media workshop I organised. I asked her along to share her personal experience with social networks and provide advice to other like minded business people. Hannah's talk was outstanding and was delivered in such a way that was very engaging, very informative and overall incredibly inspiring"

    - Catherine, Director Reflection Media

Little Alf and Hannah

Little Alf and Hannah

Little Alf and Hannah