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Richard Gerver


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.


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.