You’re planning an event and you need a speaker you can trust. One who’s credible, engaging and memorable.
Someone who can inspire and teach. Someone who gets great reviews. If you find a speaker like that, your event will be a success. If you don’t, not so much.
As a former national Learning & Development Manager for a large law firm and an international pharmaceutical company, I get that. I’ve hired speakers for many an event.
Now, as a speaker myself, I work with event planners and organisers to help deliver successful events that are talked about for ages afterwards.
Whether you’re planning a small event like a team workshop, a medium-size event such as an association meeting, or a large event like a conference, I have the experience and track record to help you achieve a great outcome.
What can you expect if you work with me?
- A free, no-obligation initial consultation to establish your goals.
- Complete reliability and prompt replies to your calls and emails.
- A professionally prepared talk delivered within the allocated time.
- Relevant content that works towards your objectives.
- Professionally designed, high-quality visuals.
- A link for your attendees with slides and resources from the talk.
- A post-event evaluation to ensure your objectives were met.
My Background & Speaking Experience
I’ve been speaking publicly since about 1980 and I love it. I’m a professionally trained broadcaster with years of experience in radio. For the past 20 years, I’ve been teaching presenting and public speaking to professionals in major banks, corporates and professional service firms in New Zealand.
I’ve spoken at casual events as well as professional retreats, seminars, conferences and workshops of every shape and size. My smallest audience was a group of about ten people, while my largest was approximately 2,500 people. I’ve spoken around the world in countries including New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, India, and Malaysia.
Topics I Speak On
- Leadership is a Choice You Must Make.
- How to Build Your Profile and Professional Network.
- 10 Tips for Powerful Presenting.
- What it Takes to Influence Others.
- How to Thrive on Change and Become Resilient.
- Living a Life That Matters.
- Doing Work That Matters.
There are just a few of the topics I cover. Of course, if there’s a specific topic you’d like me to speak about, please get in touch.
“I was struck by how Rob’s presentation resonated with the audience. The Executive Assistant role in particular is one that demands very advanced influencing skills. Afterwards, I recommended that he deliver a similar session to the administrative professionals at AMP.”
Jenny, Office of the Managing Director, AMP
“Rob presented confidently, with humour and a great deal of relevance. He has an engaging style to which the audience responds well. Rob is an excellent choice to have as a speaker or presenter.”
Claire, HR Director, Merck Sharp & Dohme
“You are an exceptional person, with an incredible capacity to change the world and the place people occupy within in. I believe you have a gift for connecting, for storytelling, and for supporting others to be their best.”
Melanie, Senior OD Leader, Fonterra
My Commitment to You
I’ll work with you to develop and deliver an outstanding talk that will inspire and challenge your people to excel. You’ll have 110% commitment from me before, during and after the talk to ensure it’s a complete success.
The next step is to have a free, no-obligation talk about your upcoming event and how I can play a part in helping it succeed. To arrange your free initial consultation:
Email me at email@example.com.
Call me on +64 21 768 402 (New Zealand).
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