Need to know how to negotiate your way in or out of a deal?

We are now representing Richard Mullender former hostage negotiator ……. RICHARD MULLENDER Former Lead Trainer at the National Hostage and Crisis Negotiation Unit, Scotland Yard Richard Mullender worked as a detective investigating serious crimes. Then one life-changing day he trained to become a hostage negotiator.His skills were so well regarded that he was appointed Lead Trainer at Scotland Yard’s National …

We are now representing Quant Expert Damiano Brigo

Damiano Brigo is one of the few top academics with a real knowledge of the financial industry. With more than twenty years of industry experience, Damiano has worked on risk management, valuation and hedging and quantitative methods in finance in many financial institutions, from commercial banks to investment banks, rating agencies and financial services firms. He has provided executive education …

The Puzzle of Economic Progress – by Diane Coyle for Project Syndicate

Aug 13, 2019 DIANE COYLE Current academic research – into the impact of new technologies, the economics of innovation, and the quality of management, for example – may be providing ever more pieces of the puzzle. But many crucial questions about economic progress remain unanswered, and others have not yet even been properly posed. CAMBRIDGE – Do we know how economies …

Lagarde Is the Right Choice – Philippe Legrain for Project Syndicate

Jul 4, 2019 PHILIPPE LEGRAIN The nomination of Christine Lagarde to be the next president of the European Central Bank is a breath of fresh air for the stale, male-dominated institution. Incumbent President Mario Draghi may seem like a hard act to follow, but Lagarde has what it takes to succeed. She needs to be bold. LONDON – The choice of Christine …

New Speaker – Ian Robertson – Author of The Stress Test

“If you create success for yourself, you will transform your self and your brain, psychologically, physically and chemically.” Ian Robertson is Psychology Professor at Trinity College Dublin, University College London and University of Texas at Dallas and best selling author of  The Stress Test, The Winner Effect and Mind Sculpture. He  one of the world’s leading researchers in neuropsychology and …

New Speaker – Norman Ohler – Author of Blitzed – Drugs in the Third Reich

Norman Ohler is a novelist and film maker. In 2017, Ohler’s first non-fiction book “Blitzed – Drugs in Nazi Germany” became a New York Times bestseller. It is an explosive true story which uncovers an untold aspect of what fueled the Nazi war machine during World War II. It is currently translated into 31 languages, and optioned for a motion picture by Paramount. NEW YORK …

New Speaker: Steven Van Belleghem – Customer Centric Thinking

Steven Van Belleghem  studied applied economics at the University of Ghent. His summers were spent specializing in marketing at UC Berkeley. His core expertise is the future of customer centricity. The combination between customer-centric thinking, the latest technologies and the human touch is the guiding principle in Steven’s stories. He is an entrepreneur and the co-founder of inspiration agency Nexxworks and …

New Speaker: Dr Morgaine Gaye – Food Futurologist

Dr Morgaine Gaye is a Food Futurologist and director of bellwether: Food Trends, the first food trend research compendium. She has her own health-food product range of functional food blends called Dr Gaye, which are sold globally on-line.   Morgaine looks at food and eating from a social, cultural, economic, trend, branding and geopolitical perspective. Her work involves running ideation …

New Speaker – Ian Kearns author of Collapse: Europe after the European Union

Ian Kearns Topics: Economics & Geopolitics Expertise: Brexit, Europe, Collapse: Europe after the European Union Dr. Ian Kearns has over 25 years of experience working in the public, private and NGO sectors, the last 15 of them in organizational leadership positions. He is a former Deputy Director and Acting Director of the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), Britain’s leading progressive …

New Video on MiVote: Revolutionising Democracy & Adam Jacoby

ADAM JACOBY, is a serial entrepreneur, who has (co-) founded numerous businesses, including market leaders IMS Sports and Lifelounge.com. With deep expertise in innovation and fast growth business development, Adam was the CEO of BRW’s 2010 Fastest Growing Private Company (under $100M). Some years ago he pondered a new challenge:democracy. Could politics become fairer and more inclusive if he thought about democracy as …

David Rowan’s Brilliant New Book …..

David Rowan, founding Editor-in-chief of WIRED’s UK edition (2008-17), is the author of Non-Bullshit Innovation: Radical Ideas from the World’s Smartest Minds (Transworld, 2019), a global quest for bold corporate innovation in the face of technology-led disruption. David Rowan travels the globe in search of the most exciting and pioneering startups building the future. He’s got to know the founders of WhatsApp, LinkedIn, …

A CALL TO BEAUTIFUL LEADERS AND MAKERS 2019

Alan Moore The Business Case for Beautiful Business…   Every morning I walk in the countryside, during which I reflect on the many aspects of beauty, what beauty means to me as an individual, and, what beauty means for the work I do. What beauty means were we to use it as a frame and practice for ‘living’ and ‘doing …

New Speaker Critique & Support Service…

Happy New Year! Connect Speakers are now offering a “Speaker Critique & Support Service”  which evolved due to the high volume of speakers who approach us for representation with substandard marketing material. We assisted many speakers with branding and their positive feedback has prompted us to offer our services to all “want to be speakers” out there who want to bring …

We are delighted to welcome Thanos Papasavvas a brilliant geo-politcal expert to our roster of amazing speakers!

THANOS PAPASAVVAS Expertise: Trump, Brexit, Trade, Eurozone, Currencies, Volatility in Markets, Emerging Markets, Bond markets and inflation Thanos Papasavvas CFA  – (Chartered Financial Analyst) is Founder of ABP Invest, established in 2015 to provide strategic outlook and research on geopolitics, economics, financial markets and FX.  He works with asset management and private equity companies, hedge funds and family offices as well as …