Figen Murray

Figen Murray | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Figen Murray | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker Advocating for Mandatory Security Legislation, OBE for Counterterrorism Contributions
Prevent future terrorist attacks and promote peace with Figen Murray OBE, speaker, mental resilience expert, and advocate for mandatory security measures.
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Figen Murray | Speaker Biography

Advocate for mandatory security and counter-terrorism plans
Mother of Manchester Arena attack victim
Promoter of Martyn's Law for venue security

Figen Murray OBE is a passionate advocate for mandatory security and counter-terrorism plans at large venues. After her son was killed in the Manchester Arena terrorist attack in 2017, Figen has dedicated herself to preventing similar attacks in the future. With a background in counseling and life coaching, she uses her personal experience of tragedy and grief to help others facing their own challenges. Figen is an expert speaker on mental resilience, overcoming adversity, and counter-terrorism. Born in Istanbul and later moving to Germany and then the UK, Figen has had a successful career as a counselor and life coach, providing support and listening to others for over two decades. Since her son's death, Figen has been actively promoting peace and positive change in his memory. She has authored a book called Bears Have Issues Too, which shines a light on adult mental health, and she has also been instrumental in advocating for Martyn's Law, which aims to improve security procedures at entertainment venues. Figen's efforts in counter-terrorism have been recognized with awards and honors, including the Outstanding Contribution Award at the 2020 Counter Terror Awards and an OBE in the 2022 New Year's Honours List. She has appeared on national TV, sharing her story and spreading messages of resilience and strength. Figen is a sought-after speaker for corporate events, schools, universities, and conferences, where she shares her journey of overcoming adversity and how individuals can make a positive impact on the world. If you are looking for a speaker who can inspire with a powerful story of mental resilience, coping with grief, and overcoming adversity, consider booking Figen Murray OBE.

Why Should You Book Figen Murray?

Book Figen Murray OBE to inspire your team with her powerful story of resilience, overcoming adversity, and advocating for safety. Her personal experience and expertise in mental health and counter-terrorism will leave a lasting impact. Elevate your event with her compelling message of hope and positive change.

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