Suzie Imber

Winner of ‘Astronauts, Do You Have What it Takes’ & Planetary Scientist

  • Winner of ‘Astronauts, Do You Have What It Takes’
  • Associate Professor of Space Physics at the University of Leicester
  • Only UK Member of NASA’s MESSENGER Science Team
  • Former NASA Intern
  • Expert on Mercury’s Magnetosphere
  • Writer of the First Computer Code that Identifies Mountains in the Andes
  • Accomplished Mountaineer

When Suzie Imber is booked for webinars and virtual events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

NASA and Space Weather
Planetary Science
Overcoming Adversity
Mental and Physical Resilience
The Future of Space Travel
Risk Mitigation
Climate Change and the Environment
Motivation and Peak Performance

Planetary scientist, Suzie Imber has enjoyed an extraordinary career, from astronaut training to summiting undiscovered mountains. Driven by her wealth of impressive scientific qualifications, Suzie has led a life of exploration, both on land and in space, making her one of the most remarkable speakers available on the circuit. Hear firsthand about her work for NASA, mountaineering exploits and television debut when you book Suzie to inspire a mindset of peak performance in your virtual audience.

Rising to public prominence in 2017, Suzie took part in ‘Astronauts Do You Have What It Takes’ where she was put through her paces by Chris Hadfield in a series of challenges, that an astronaut could encounter. Testing her mental resilience, leadership and physical abilities, Suzie completed the course and was named the winner, receiving a recommendation to join the European Space Agency and head to space. Since, Suzie has become a regular expert on news outlets, Red Bull TV and various radio broadcasts.

Throughout her career, Suzie, who studied a physics degree, has made key contributions to space exploration. As a planetary scientist, Suzie has conducted research on behalf of NASA and is the only UK member of NASA’s MESSENGER Science Team thanks to her expertise on Mercury’s magnetosphere and space weather.

When she’s not conducting ground-breaking research, Suzie can be found enjoying her passion for the outdoors, which has seen her become an accomplished high-altitude mountaineer. From the peaks of Alaska to the unclimbed terrain of the Andes, Suzie has even developed a computer code that identifies mountains in the Andes that are yet to be explored. A highly motivated individual, who has achieved incredible feats I science, space and beyond, Suzie is captivating and inspiration as a virtual event speaker.

Most recently, Suzie Imber was inducted into the Top Virtual Speakers Available to Hire, celebrating her extraordinary research and career journey as an empowering female astronaut.

Official Testimonials

Suzie Imber is regularly booked to engage audiences at virtual events, read their latest feedback below:

“We were delighted with Suzie, thank you. The lunch went really well and the pupils (and staff) enjoyed what Suzie had to say, she was a great blend of humour and inspiration. Thank you very much for the connection!” – Shirley, St Joseph’s College

“Thank you so much for coming to our event last night and for your wonderful and inspiring presentation to our crowd. You hit absolutely the right notes for what we are hoping to achieve with Antarctica In Sight – to engage with Antarctica, its past, present and future and how we might understand and protect it – I couldn’t be happier. The feedback we have had from the event has been tremendous, and we owe that in no small part to you, the room was buzzing afterward.” – Camilla, UKAHT

“[The event] was incredible. A few technicalities threatened to throw us off course, but we managed them all in the end and Suzie was calm and collected and gave a fascinating presentation.” – Chris

To enquire about Suzie Imber for your next virtual event or webinar, simply contact The Online Speakers Agency via or call a booking agent on 0203 9317 391.