Nigel Barlow is one of the world's most dynamic and innovative business speakers. His unique gift to convey vital messages with humour, insight and passion. He has worked with some of the best speakers and clients in the world - and aims to match or exceed the highest expectations. The sectors he has worked in include Media, Financial Services, Pharmaceuticals, Engineering, Government, Retail, and IT.
An Oxford-educated barrister, he has run his own enterprises for over 20 years. In the 1980s he was founding director of the European Tom Peters Company. He has worked on every continent with groups as diverse as Korean engineers, Swedish bankers, American beer retailers , British civil servants and Irish oil men. Working with multi -cultural groups is something he does particularly well.
Innovation, Creative Change, Leadership, Legendary Customer Service, and Shaping the Future are the themes most sought after by clients. Nigel's business presentations are well-known for their freshness, challenge and humour, one client remarking that he was able to induce an alchemy of change in his audiences. He coaches and provokes senior teams to be more creative and adventurous in the goals they set for themselves as well as speaking to business audiences of up to 1000 delegates.
Nigel Barlow is passionate about tailoring his inputs to the tone, content and real aims of your conference. High energy, interaction and excitement are the hallmarks of Nigel's sessions. He's even foolhardy enough to favour the after-lunch spot!
Nigel Barlow is also available for chairing and facilitating. He has many years of international experience in bringing events to life. He's a world-class facilitator who draws the best out of your home-grown speakers as well as delivering knock-their-socks-off inputs himself.
His particular skill is to ensure that messages are received, understood and translated into action.
Nigel Barlow has been the keynote speaker at events worldwide for leading organisations, including Apple, Danone, GSK, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, Nestle, Roche, Shell and many others.
The topics on which Nigel is most often asked to speak are:
• Disruptive thinking
• The Mindset Of An Innovator
• Inventing the Future
• Agility, Culture and Digital
He is often the opening speaker at conferences, where he also gives delegates the mental tools to be more receptive, engaged and open about the topics and presentations that follow.
When he closes a conference, Nigel typically sits in on other sessions and brings learning and insights together in a dynamic and memorable way, leaving attendees inspired and excited.
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