Benita Matofska - The Sharing Economy


Expert, Speaker & Consultant

Benita Matofska is a world-leading speaker and change-maker renowned for her ability to captivate audiences worldwide with her knowledge, dynamism and passion for change-making 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 and social enterprise 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 travels the globe delivering her unique insights to people and companies seeking to future-proof their companies and organisations, changing lives in the process.

Matofska is the winner of the Natwest Venus Entrepreneur of the Year 2015, Winner Mass Challenge 2015, Winner, Ogunte Women’s Social Leadership Award for Best Social Business Leader UK & World 2013, Winner of the Natwest Venus Business Award, Inspirational Woman 2013, Finalist in the G8 Innovation Summit DNA Profit with Purpose Prize, and selected for Google’s Blackbox Connect programme of born global ventures.

Recently named as one of the top 10 people in the Sharing Economy to follow, she is a former BBC TV executive and media entrepreneur, she has presented at TEDx LeWeb, World Forum for a Responsible Economy in Lille, European Commission, Brussels, Guardian Media Summit, FT European Sharing Economy Summit, Sustainable Brands and the House of Lords.

She has shared a platform with Desmond Tutu, presented at Number 10 Downing Street and features regularly in the media worldwide.