About Us

Who are London Olympians?

London Olympians is a branch of Toastmasters International, a non-profit educational organisation that has been developing public speaking and leadership skills through practice and feedback in local clubs since 1924.

There are currently over 55 Toastmasters Clubs in London and more than 14,350 worldwide.

London Olympians was formed in 2002. We meet at Grange Strathmore Hotel in South Kensington on the 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursdays of the month. For more details about what we do at our meetings, click here.

Current Committee:

President: Paola Podesta
VP Education: Saul Parkinson
VP Membership: Ingela Karlberg
VP Mentoring: Chin Kin Ong, CC
Treasurer: Anna Podchashynska
Secretary: Orpa Haque
Sergeant at Arms: Patrícia Pessoa, Kanika Thevendran & Dominik Toth
Webmaster: Gabor Barany
Immediate Past President: Abellona U, CC