With over 25 years’ experience presenting on television, video, radio and stage, Alastair helps corporate clients become more effective communicators. As an accomplished communications speaker and consultant, he delivers a range of keynote speeches including Make Business Personal and Stop Paying Lip service To Communication, and with his company Present Yourself Ltd, he leads insightful and interactive communication skills workshops.The training sessions are tailored for each client on a one to one basis or in small groups and cover Confident Communication, Presentation Skills and Media Training. Recognised as a member of the Professional Speaking Association (PSA), and full member of the actor’s union Equity, he has developed exceptional training skills.
As a presenter on television, video, radio and stage, he’s appeared in documentaries, corporate videos and commercials in the UK and USA. He’s currently the senior journalist for Business Reporter, where he has interviewed over 500 business leaders.Alastair is also an event host, master of ceremonies and moderator, having hosted conferences, charity auctions, dinners and award ceremonies in the UK and Europe.
A farmer’s son from north Cornwall, Alastair spent 16 years leading a team of over 100 professionals on Cruise Liners, such as QE2 and Queen Mary 2, while being the face and voice of numerous training videos for three different cruise lines. He also represented the cruise industry as a spokesperson on media road shows and press conferences. Now based in London he loves travel, hill walking and renovating houses.
Some of the points discussed in this episode:
- How do you create a better relationship with your customers
- What Alastair learnt from interviewing over 1,000 people
- Why he stills remembers the service received in a restaurant from 15 years ago
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