Leadership & Education Speaker
Richard Gerver is considered to be one of the most inspirational leaders of his generation having turned around a failing school into one of the most acclaimed learning establishments.
He is best selling author, respected thinker and award-winning speaker, and is always in demand to speak at events across the world.
Richard background is in education, most notably as headmaster of the failing Grange Primary School. In just two years, he famously transformed it into one of the most acclaimed learning environments in the world. He was celebrated by UNESCO and the UK Government for its incredible turnaround.
His first book, Creating Tomorrow’s Schools Today, has become a must-read text around the world for those engaged in the transformation of education. His other books are explorations of human potential, leadership, and success. In Change and Simple Thinking, Richard explores the world beyond school, through the eyes of an educator. Both have received critical and public success; both achieving global bestseller status.
Richard Gerver is a natural speaker and draws upon his first-hand experiences, and unique insights gathered from frontline education to explore the links between great leadership, human potential, change, and innovation. His ability to connect experiences across many seemingly different environments helps people to expand their thinking and perception of potential. It is this authenticity and uniqueness which has helped Richard win him global acclaim and invitations to speak on the most recognised stages, including TED, the RSA and BBC radio.
Some of Richards keynote speeches include –
• Simplicity – This session will leave participants with a clarity of the mindsets, behaviours, and attributes needed to aim higher and achieve more.
• Creating Tomorrow’s Schools Today – Richard address precisely what skills, behaviours and attributes our children will need to not only survive but thrive in their futures.
• Change – Richard explores why change and uncertainty are becoming so challenging for organisations.
• Resilience – Richard helps audiences understand what holds people back and how to unlock their full potential.
Richard we absolutely wonderful and positive comments have not stopped flooding in. He was a real crowd pleaser.
— New Zealand Principals Federation Conference Committee
Everything was wonderful. Richard is one of the most inspiring, fantastic people I have ever met. Richard was able to motivate, inspire and to engage the students positively.
— University of Teacher Education, Syria
Enthusiastic and passionate, Richard also has the knowledge and experience to back his thoughts up.
— Wokingham District Council