Richard has been working with advanced communication since 1995, as a presenter and coach. Recently one of Richard’s clients won over £1.2 billion in new business, by using advanced communication techniques, winning 100% of the bids they pitched for.
He specialises in showing leaders how to speak with greater influence and impact, allowing them to make ideas happen. Richard’s work has recently been featured on BBC Radio discussing recent elections, in Forbes Magazine, on Heart FM, SKY TV, Channel 5 News, as well as being featured in the Daily Telegraph. He was also chosen by 20th Century Fox and Warner Brothers to help them promote two TV shows based on body language, in media interviews across the UK.
In 2014 he won the Cicero Award, the most coveted award in the world for speechwriting. Professional speechwriters from around the world enter, across 36 categories. The award is decided by a panel of 8 judges based in Washington DC. Richard won the overall Grand Jury Prize for best speechwriter of the year. Richard began by ‘Teaching English as a Foreign Language’, living in a Tibetan monastery in India for six months, teaching the monks English. He then studied professional acting in London for three years.
Richard worked as an actor on stage and screen, while continuing to study communication skills. He went on to found Body Talk Training in 2000 and began by working with the McLaren Formula 1 Team for five years, hosting over 1000 presentations and VIP meetings. His team have worked with 50,000 clients from 45 countries around the world including events in London, Dubai, Montreal, Paris, Delhi, Madrid, Milan, Atlanta, Singapore, Las Vegas, Sydney and across the UK.