Katie Piper is a best-selling international author, inspirational speaker, TV presenter and charity campaigner. Katie made the decision to share her story in a remarkable film for the Cutting Edge strand on Channel 4 called 'Katie: My Beautiful Face' which was watched by over 3.5million viewers and nominated for Best Single Documentary at the BAFTA Television Awards in 2010.
In 2009 she set up a charity The Katie Piper Foundation to help people with burns and scars to reconnect with their lives and their communities. Simon Cowell supported Katie by becoming the patron and remains actively involved to date. The charity's vision is a world where scars do not limit a person's function, social inclusion or sense of well-being. In the summer of 2019 they achieved their goal to open a rehabilitation centre in the UK to offer other burns survivors the treatments that Katie received in France.
In addition to her charity and writing commitments, Katie is also a TV presenter. Katie has just joined the presenting team for the BBC1’s much-loved ‘Songs of Praise’ from September 2020. She is also a regular contributor and guest presenter on ITV 1’s Lorraine show. Prior to this Katie recently hosted ‘Never Seen a Doctor’ on W where she helped people overcome their fears around medical procedures and guided them on their journey back to good health, and joined the Crime and Punishment strand on ITV1 with a documentary called ‘The Death of Aimee Spencer’. Katie also featured in Channel 4’s ‘Famous and Fighting Crime’ where she trained as a special in the police force. Her other credits include ‘Katie Piper’s Face to Face’ where she invited women with facial conditions to London’s Harvey Nichols for makeovers with makeup artists who shared the same facial condition and three series of ‘Body Shockers’ where she met people planning major body modifications and introduced them to someone who had already had the modification done and regretted it. In 2018, she also graced the dance floor in BBC1’s hit show ‘Strictly Come Dancing’.
Katie has a weekly podcast called ‘Katie Pipers Extraordinary People’ which has been sponsored by brands as diverse as The Economist, Twinings, Meatless Farms and Bose with guests ranging from Zoella to George Shelley. And she has talked all over the world about her journey and how to be happy and confident to brands like Google, Facebook and at events like WE day.
Katie has partnered with a number of brands to create her own range of products and she is very excited to launch her own fragrance in October 2020. She is also the face of a number of beauty brands including Pantene and L’Oreal.
Katie has also written a number of bestselling books, two autobiographies ‘Beautiful’ and ‘Beautiful Ever After’, an affirmations book called ‘Start Your Day With Katie’, a self-help booked called ‘Things Get Better’ and then ‘Confidence: The Secret’ with an accompanying journal and most recently a book written with her Mum ‘Things I’d Tell My Child’.
Katie Piper gives truly inspiring, uplifting and motivating talks that help put into context some of the issues we all face from time to time, professionally and personally. To book her for your Event, call Prime Performers on 020 7251 8222 or fill in the contact form on the website.
I just wanted to say a huge thank you once again for your help in securing Katie for our event today. We’ve worked with you for a long time and you have always recommended brilliant speakers but today’s event was one of the most inspiring and uplifting we’ve ever hosted. I’ve seen some brilliant feedback and I know so many people will have a renewed sense of positivity after listening to Katie speak and share her experiences and outlook on life. I look forward to speaking soon. Thank you once again,
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