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Kevin Gaskell


Business Leader and Turnaround Speaker.

Recognised as ‘the man who fixes businesses’ Kevin Gaskell has an impressive track record in building and leading successful companies. As CEO of Porsche, Lamborghini, and BMW, Kevin led hugely successful turnarounds.

Today he remains actively involved in numerous companies worldwide, as both an investor and founder, including the UK’s fastest-growing alternative fibre network provider.

Kevin Gaskell’s entrepreneurial approach to business has earned him numerous accolades. He was recognised as one of the UK’s Top 40 leaders reflecting his exceptional ability to inspire teams to transform companies and achieve extraordinary results. His focus on developing innovative strategies and building high-performance cultures has been instrumental in driving business growth and success.

In addition to drawing on his extensive experience, Gaskell’s speaking style is engaging, energetic, and thought-provoking. His presentations are designed to provide practical insights and actionable strategies that audiences can implement immediately to drive business success. He has delivered keynote speeches and masterclasses at some of the world’s most prestigious conferences and for some of the world’s leading brands including Google, Shell, Oracle, Volkswagen, Close Brothers and Proctor & Gamble.

Alongside his business successes, Kevin Gaskell has climbed the world’s highest mountains, walked to the North and South Poles, and in 2020, was a member of the crew setting a new world record for the fastest row across the Atlantic Ocean. His most recent book, Catching Giants, is shortlisted for Business Book of the Year 2023


Kevin Gaskell is a natural speaker and his warmth and enthusiasm always engaging audiences – and inspires them to take action.

His speaking topics include –

• Inspired Leadership – Achieve extraordinary results
• Corporate Culture – Develop your invisible advantage
• Build a World Class Brand – Entice customers, breed advocates
• Successful Digitisation – Survive and thrive
• Business Transformation – Innovate to long term success

Specific examples of Keynotes include –

BUILD A WORLD CLASS COMPANY – Drawing on my extensive experience as a business leader in good and bad times, I look at the significance of a clear vision, robust strategy and effective execution in this talk, along with the importance of aligning goals, building trust, and empowering individuals, to help transform and build world-class companies. Whether you need to build or reenergise an organisation, I will provide the approach and the tools.

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF DISRUPTION AND TURBULENCE – Overcoming a fear of disruption and change allows leaders to recognise opportunities, set goals and dare to dream. This speech highlights the significance of embracing turbulence as a lever for growth, shares the tools and processes used to inspire and motivate teams, instil a sense of purpose, and generate positive excitement in the face of uncertainty.

BE A SUCCESSFUL POST PANDEMIC LEADER – The business world continues to grapple with the aftermath of the pandemic and ongoing turbulence. Consequently, leadership styles and processes have been forced to adapt to a more a trust-based approach, where employees feel valued and supported. I demonstrate how to adapt to post-pandemic operational and logistical challenges and inspire leaders to embrace this new reality.

DELIVER EFFECTIVE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION –To successfully navigate the ever-changing digital era, companies and employees need to be on guard and agile. This talk explores the importance of a clear vision for a companies’ digital journey, and the alignment of team activities in driving successful digital transformation initiatives.


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We have worked with Matthew for many years and will continue to do so. His knowledge of the Speaker Market and ability to interpret our clients requirements is quite exceptional.

He is incredibly thorough in his approach and always goes that extra mile to ensure everything is exactly as required.

I am always happy working with Matthew, he has great credibility, he is very diverse in his ability to make things happen.

Matthew Fisher and I have worked together for many number of years. I have always found Matt to be honest, good natured and willing to work hard always carefully selecting the best appearances to suit my personality and lifestyle. The work Matthew has delivered for me over the years has varied from schools, colleges, attending film premiers, guest speaking  to name a few all of which I have lots of memories and thoroughly enjoyed.