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Nigel Risner


Business Speaker – Peak Performance and leadership

Nigel Risner has been speaking for over 20 years and is a leadership specialist and business speaker on peak performance.

Respected by his fellow professionals, he is the former president of the London Chapter of Professional Speakers Association, and has been voted Speaker of the year by the Academy of Chief Executives, and is a Companion of the Institute of Sales and Marketing Management.

Many of his speeches are based around his Book – “It’s a Zoo Around Here’, where delegates are categorised according to four communication styles—lion, elephant, monkey, and dolphin—to highlight how companies can benefit from the interplay of its different members.

Nigel’s goal is the make companies, and organisations be the best they can be by sharing his techniques and tools the break through boundaries we put up around us.

Always animated and always interactive, Nigel Risner has inspired a number of FTSE 100 companies, Fortune 500 delegates, and groups from 10 to 5000 all over the world, into taking positive steps in their work and personal life.


Nigel’s keynote speeches include –

• Leadership Skills for Turbulent Times
• Leadership Can Be Taught – Nigel’s High Impact Leadership presentation explains the skills all leaders must develop to impact their people and organisations.
• The New Rules for Getting and Keeping Clients
• Change is Inevitable; Growth is Optional
• It’s a zoo around here – the new rules for better communication
• How to Create IMPACT for you and your team


Nigel Risner is now also running webinars and zoom presentations so that people and their organisations can become Champions in their own right.

Nigel‘s new programme “CHAMPIONS” covers the following topics:

C           How to deal with CHANGE and feel resilient in these uncertain times
           Giving people a piece of your HEART not mind
          Your ATTITUDE has never been more important in dealing with people and their customers
          Having a MISSION statement that is compelling
P            We all want to give up but Champions have massive PERSERVERANCE
             Without INTEGRITY we have nothing
O            Companies with great ORGANISATIONAL skills will be the ones who survive
N            If you can hold your NERVE and show you trust your team you will be a winner


Customer Engagement
Winning Mindset/performance


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.