Georgie Okell is a personal trainer, ultra-runner, broadcaster, writer and mental health advocate.
For the last five years, Georgie has been putting people through their paces as one of London’s most sought after PTs, working with clients from the world of music and TV including Clara Amfo, Jessie Ware, Nick Grimshaw and Miquita Oliver. They most recently spent six months living in Sweden working as a trainer at the iconic Barrys Bootcamp. Georgie has written about fitness and mental health for several outlets including Grazia, i-D, the Telegraph, and has shared their experiences around addiction and exercise for The Guardian. They are currently writing a book on the subject.
In 2010, Georgie started a presenting career on Channel 4’s T4. For Channel 4 Georgie also hosted the music breakfast series, Freshly Squeezed and fronted youth campaigning series Battlefront. They co-presented programming around the Mercury Music Prize, NME Music Awards and Cannes Film Festival. In 2013 Georgie co-devised, co-hosted and co-produced the first ever live online talk show series in the UK The Fox Problem.
Georgie lived in the States between 2013 and 2016. In New York they hosted a weekly new music show titled Pop Goes the Future on the iconic East Village Radio and for the US Fuse TV network became host of their nightly music news programme Fuse News in January 2014. Moving to LA in 2015, Georgie worked for the global app Headspace to create and host their podcast, Radio Headspace.
On moving back to the UK in 2016, Georgie retrained as a personal trainer and in 2017 presented for BBC2’s legendary Ski Sunday, achieving a lifelong ambition. A regular marathon runner, having completed the London and New York marathons amongst others, Georgie is also an ultra-runner, competitive skier and calisthenics obsessive.