Andy and Max recording in the pod.

Launched in 2022, Tea with the Changemakers is fast becoming essential listening for people from all over the world who want to make a difference.

Inclusive, informative and with unquenchable optimism, each 20-to-30-minute episode takes a deep dive into the way tenacious leaders are tackling the challenges of the day and bringing hope to those without voices.

Tea with the Changemakers is presented by hosts Kelly Evans and Andy Senyszyn. Our specially selected guests include CEO’s, founders, charity leaders, business leaders, activists, campaigners and more. From Beirut to Canada, we have sought out engaging speakers and fascinating stories with a universal relevance for those of us with a thirst for doing things differently.

Recent guests include Kate Lee, CEO of Alzheimer’s Society; domestic violence campaigner, David Challen, HIV activist, Mercy Shibemba; and founder of The Silver Line Helpline and Childline, Dame Esther Rantzen.

Our episodes

Zoe Burnett - Mental Health & Eating Disorder Warrior

Episode 31

“Life is more than self-hatred and celery sticks” – Zoe Burnett

Zoe Burnett has first-hand experience in conquering atypical anorexia, and depression and is a suicide survivor. Now as a published author, TEDx speaker and charity worker (at First Steps Eating Disorder Service) she uses her lived experience to educate others, and rebel against unhealthy social norms.

Jess Visser - Strength & Stem UK

Episode 30

“Where flowers bloom, so does hope”

— Lady Bird Johnson

This week on Tea with the Changemakers we're chatting with Jess Visser, founder of Strength & Stem, the charity that utilises floristry to empower women who have survived modern slavery.

Bobby Kolade - BUZIGAHILL

Episode 29

This week on the podcast we’re joined from Uganda by ex-Balenciaga designer Bobby Kolade, who has set up his own fashion house BUZIGAHILL in Kampala, to challenge the Global North's consumption of fast fashion.

Our B-Corp Journey - In Conversation With Kelly Evans

Episode 28

This week Kelly Evans, your usual host, joins Megan our Marketing Executive for a chat about how Social Change became a B-Corp.

Listen to the interview here, or watch it on YouTube.

Dame Esther Rantzen - The Silver Line Helpline

Episode 27

Arguably one of the most influential changemakers in the UK joins us on the show this week, founder of The Silver Line Helpline and Childline; Dame Esther Rantzen.