Become a confident, engaging and influential speaker in every situation

Public speaking, presentation skills & influencing training and coaching to help you or your organisation…

  • Think and speak coherently, competently and professionally
  • Overcome fear and resistance in front of groups, large or small
  • Prepare easily in less time with clear, easy-to-use systems
  • Engage and influence any audience – even unmotivated ones – using easily implementable techniques
  • Make impromptu speaking a natural event, not an ordeal

As well as helping people come across as clear, credible and authoritative when presenting or public speaking, I also help them to be confident and influential when:

  • Speaking up in meetings (personal speaking)
  • Having conversations and dealing with colleagues (private speaking)
  • And for individuals or groups in current or emerging leadership roles, there’s my Speakers Confluence® program

Online coaching and training options are always available.

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Some of the organisations I've trained in public speaking and presentation skills


If you’re not getting the results you want from speaking, it’s because either your content, structure or delivery isn’t working as well as it could.

And you may want advice and support on one of these two levels:

  • External: visible behaviours and skills
  • Internal: mindset – including nerves – and identity around public speaking

If you need to present – or speak up at work in any way – your levels will vary from avoidance or “I stuffed up again!” to something like “My skills are great, now I want an edge”.

Or you may be somewhere in between.

I’ve spent 12 years helping clients either to gain the confidence they need, or upgrade their skills with techniques they may not have heard of until we worked together.

You can then show up and step up fully, knowing that what you’re doing works. Things like:

  • Clear content, structure and through-line
  • Crisp key messaging
  • Dynamic delivery
  • Solid Q and A
  • Great visuals
  • Impact and influence techniques

Located in Australia, I coach and mentor people all over the world – recent and current international clients are with organisations like the UN and Deutsche Bank.

Methodology Framework – where do you sit? 

Staircase graphic showing the 5 levels of Speaking Skills from Confidence to Impact and Influence

Eight results to expect when you upgrade
your speaking skills with me

  1. Researched techniques tested and proven on over 4,500 clients
  2. A high-level edge, through my Speakers Confluence® program
  3. Ability to say ‘YES’ to future speaking opportunities
  4. If introverted, increased willingness to step up and be ‘visible’
  5. If extroverted, ensure relate-ability for every audience member!
  6. Positive confidence and communication spin-offs into other areas
  7. A skill for life, no matter what you’re doing
  8. Friendly, respectful and enjoyable environment
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