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Hamish Taylor - Keynote Speaker

Book Hamish Taylor as a keynote speaker. With a CV that the Times described as “takes some beating”, Hamish Taylor is an award-winning CEO and inspirational speaker/broadcaster whose career has taken him from international giants such as Procter and Gamble, PwC and British Airways to become CEO of Eurostar and then CEO of Sainsbury’s Bank ... all before he was 40!

 

hamish taylor

former ceo of eurostar and sainsbury's bank


SPEAKING THEMES

  • The Customer Promise: Lessons in putting the customer at the heart of all activities within your organisation (or department)

  • Masterthief: Lessons in driving innovation and change by “stealing” ideas from outside

  • Playing Reverse Football: Lessons in making sure you take the organisation with you!


TRAVELS FROM
Edinburgh, UK

 
 

BIOGRAPHY

With a CV that the Times described as “takes some beating”, Hamish Taylor is an award-winning CEO and inspirational speaker/broadcaster whose career has taken him from international giants such as Procter and Gamble, PwC and British Airways to become CEO of Eurostar and then CEO of Sainsbury’s Bank ... all before he was 40!

In each case he left behind a record of significant business growth triggered by a willingness to challenge the normal way of doing things – so much so that his advice and assistance is now sought by organisations all over the world in many different industries. The Inspired Leaders Network gave him the title “Masterthief” based on his record of transferring ideas between sectors.


HAMISH'S TALKS

Hamish’s energetic, thought-provoking and humorous keynotes are based on a rare combination of real stories and a fantastic ability to inspire audiences with tailored advice and practical tools. Regularly featured in broadcast media, today Hamish acts as an advisor to some of the world’s largest companies (and governments) assisting with specific innovation projects, customer focus and/or people leadership.

Hamish’s keynotes, tailored to each specific audience, demonstrate the major breakthroughs that can be achieved by changing your approach. 

VIDEOS

A summary of Hamish's key methods for achieving effective organisational change.


MasterThief: Hamish explains how stealing ideas from the most unlikely of sources can provide essential breakthroughs.