Dr Gary Crotaz is an executive coach, award-winning author, keynote speaker and host of the hit podcast The Unlock Moment. Formerly a doctor, a professional dancer and a senior retail executive, when it comes to personal growth and transformation, he’s ticked most of the boxes!
Thinkers 360 named Gary the number 2 global thought leader in coaching for 2023. His book The IDEA Mindset was named Coaching Book of the Year by Henley Business School in 2022. Gary has worked with highly-talented people in over 20 countries, from senior executives to entrepreneurs and performers, unlocking their potential to achieve extraordinary goals.
He was featured at CarFest 2023 on a panel with Dr Rangan Chatterjee and Simon Alexander Ong, and has spoken at conferences, leadership summits and corporate workshops for emerging and established senior leaders. Formerly a member of the executive committees of both Mothercare and Selfridges Group, and on two non-executive boards, Dr Gary has truly walked the walk in leadership.
As a former world-class dancer, representing England 7 times in World and European championships in professional ballroom dancing, Dr Gary knows what it takes to deliver ultra-high support and ultra-high challenge for ultra-high performance. Some of his most memorable podcast episodes are with world-class athletes and sportspeople such as Stevie Ward, former captain of Leeds Rhinos, and George Mumford, mindset coach to Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant.
Dr Gary’s inspirational keynotes are illustrated with insights from some of his world-class guests on The Unlock Moment, ranging from world-leading coaches and business leaders from the UK and US to a Nobel Prize winner, a NASA astronaut and an Olympic gold medallist. Dr Gary truly has a unique perspective on the biggest questions around building authentic and impactful leaders.