Known internationally for his work with the legal profession, Simon speaks to audiences from a range of industries. His versatility enables him to fill a number of important roles at events including keynote speaker and facilitator. In each role he makes a difference.
"Simon was the keynote speaker and facilitator at our Partners' Conference. He was well researched, well prepared, and his delivery was excellent. He put a huge amount into the Conference, and we took a huge amount away from it. Simon opened minds as well as eyes. We will certainly be continuing our relationship with him." - Managing Partner, Andrew M. Jackson, Hull, England
When the occasion calls, he also blends his unique legal, corporate and presentation background to deliver highly credible hoaxes that will not only fool your audience but will also have them in stitches!
"Given the limited time frame to prepare for your presentation, the depth of knowledge regarding our industry and products was all the more remarkable. Your impersonation was unforgettable and dare I say that the lasting memory that many of our delegates have is the fact that they have never laughed so much." - AIM Australia Pty Ltd, Melbourne
Whether the brief is serious or light, Simon draws on his considerable experience as a lawyer, court advocate, management consultant and professional speaker to deliver the right message at the right time. Accomplished at taking difficult briefs, he comprehensively researches the issues behind every presentation to ensure his message is customised exactly to meet each client's objectives. His MBA coupled with over 20 years of presenting and consulting gives him a high level of corporate awareness and a deep appreciation of the individual needs of each client and conference organiser.
A delightful mix of humour, motivation and down to earth, sensible, subtle advice.
- CS Company
A very entertaining speaker.
- Macquarie Bank
Thanks for your outstanding contribution and professionalism.
- Citibank N.A.
The response to the session was excellent. Anyone considering Simon for their conference could be confident that he would provide an enlightening, enjoyable presentation.
- Assoc of Investment Advisers and Financial Planners
Your understanding of our business and the professionalism with which you presented have left a strong positive impression on all those that attended the conference.
- Coopers ' Lybrand FinServ
Your amusing, but subtle stories communicated the message to everyone present...your presentations were truly professional.
- General Manager AIM Australia Pty Ltd
Thank you for your presentation 'Who Cares Wins' at our recent National Tax Conference in Melbourne. The feedback from delegates was excellent, exceeding the rating of speakers from prior years.
- Managing Partner, Tax, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, Sydney
What else can I say but that you were a triumph.
- Business Development Manager, Clarke ' Kann
Your easy delivery, good humour and thoughtfulness are notable and quite effective. Perhaps what is so powerful in a presentation such as yours is that what we learn or relearn with respect to operating effectively in our organisations, we can apply to our families and other groups we are part of.
- Association of Legal Administrators Convention, San Antonio, Texas
Your presentation was a great success. In spite of the fact that we had a broad range of participants, each found what you had to say of direct relevance. They were able to take way with them ideas to apply in some practical way subsequently.
- CEO, Jackson McDonald
Having attended many seminars and read dozens of books, I truly believe the few hours we spent with Simon were the most valuable to date.
- Manager, Accor Pacific Hotel Group
Your closing presentation struck a deep chord with all of our people. It was professional, relevant and inspiring. I have no doubt we will see a big leap in sales performance as a result.
- Sales and Marketing Manager, Sunspirit Aromatherapy
May I pay tribute to your craftsmanship, both as a speaker and analyst. Your presentation captured the essential issues of the present business environment, confirming for attendees the messages and themes of the day. Many thanks for a sparkling conclusion to a very successful convention.
- Financial Planning Association
Many thanks indeed for your wonderful contribution to our recent Round Table in Fiji. The feedback has been exceptional with many delegates saying how your different stories and examples showed just how dangerous it is to make judgements in selling.
- Associate Director, L.J. Hooker
I want to express thanks for your part in making this event such a winner for the FTA and all those who attended. Success usually comes from a mixture largely of preparation, ability and dedication. Your professional approach combining all of these qualifications ensured a result that exceeded our expectations.
- Finance and Treasury Association
You were inspirational and those attending very much enjoyed the training. Having personally attended many presentations and workshops on similar topics, I felt you were able to get across in two hours what can sometimes take several days training in an interesting and enjoyable manner.
- Bell Gully, Auckland
A very belated end-of-year note to thank you for the presentations you have given to our clients in both London and Sydney. All attendees left the presentation feeling both motivated and recharged!
- Managing Director, Learned Friends