Dr Gary Crotaz, PhD, is an extraordinary polymath – a medical doctor and PhD, a world-class dancer, and later a C-Suite corporate leader with global retailers Mothercare and Selfridges Group.
Now he is a sought-after executive and strengths coach in the UK, Us and Europe, award-winning author, and inspiring leadership speaker. He is also the host of the hit leadership podcast ‘The Unlock Moment’, where he interviews many of the leading thinkers on finding purpose, achieving peak performance, and building leadership effectiveness from around the world.
He has featured in Forbes, the Telegraph, the Sunday Times and on TalkTV, and has spoken at events including CarFest, alongside Dr Rangan Chatterjee, Clive Branson, and Simon Ong.
His innovative self-coaching book The IDEA Mindset by Dr Gary Crotaz was awarded Coaching Book of the Year by Henley Business School in 2022.
Contact Great British Speakers today to book corporate leadership & performance speaker Dr Gary Crotaz for your next event.
Dr Gary Crotaz holds a medical degree and PhD from Cambridge and trained in coaching at Henley Business School. He is a member of Forbes Coaches Council and Thinkers 360 has named him as a Top Ten global thought leader in coaching.
Having performed as a dancer and also sat at the boardroom table in two global retailers, a higher education institution and two scale-up technology businesses, Gary is smart, quirky, entertaining and provocative. He is an accomplished facilitator of both small and large group sessions, in person and online, and loves to engage the audience with interactive elements in his keynotes.
He works with large businesses, leaders, and what are known as UHNW (ultra-high net worth) families. He focusses on identifying opportunities to build upon strengths, maximise performance, and succeed at work and home. Available for both in-person and virtual coaching sessions, Gary is an accredited coach with the International Coaching Federation (ICF).
He has a wealth of fascinating personal experience to draw on and has interviewed over 50 of the world’s leading coaches and management thinkers from sectors including science, athletics, business, and performance, for his leadership podcast ‘The Unlock Moment’, from the world’s number one executive coach Dr Marshall Goldsmith to the CEO of WD-40 Company Garry Ridge and the founder of Harvard’s Institute of Coaching, Dr Carol Kauffman. Since it’s inception, the podcast has been downloaded in over 90 countries worldwide.
He is also the co-host of ‘The Coacharium’ podcast alongside US coaches Wendy Willard and Dana Williams. At just 15 minutes long, this pocket-sized podcast covers innovation, coaching, teamwork and leadership.
In 2023, Dr Gary participated in a panel session on the future of work for the UK launch of the global #3 freelancer marketplace, Malt. He also delivered a session on resilience in leadership for a division of the NHS.
The Unlock Moment – Discover Remarkable Clarity About The Path Ahead
Target: an audience keen to achieve an inflexion point in their personal and professional growth for work happiness and career fulfilment.
Outcome: understand the keys to clarity of thought, decision and action that enable a fundamental shift in how you approach what comes next.
How To Be A Peak Performer – When Only World-Class Is Good Enough
Target: high performers, or employees in a high-performance culture, motivated to achieve
Outcome: create an ultra-high support, ultra-high challenge culture individually and as a team that unlocks world-class performance.
The Coach Mindset – Unlock The Maximum Potential In Your Team
Target: emerging and established leaders in the organisation.
Outcome: understand and unlock the pivot from ‘boss mode’ to ‘coach mode’, driving engagement
and performance from the team.
Further details of Dr. Gary’s keynotes for 2023 can be shaped to suit the specific needs of the client and audience.
Dr. Gary Crotaz will leave your audience energised and inspired, with practical and actionable ideas they can put into place straight away to find clarity and change their thinking, their decisions and their actions, both at work and at home.
Clients of Dr Gary Crotaz include:
– C-suite leaders at ASOS and Jigsaw Fashion
– SVP of Bayer AG
– NED of Bristol Myers Squibb
– Managing Director of global consulting firm
– C-suite of high -tech business
– Various UHNW family business owners
“Gary is a highly energising and inspiring strengths coach. Who better to show you how to change your future working life than the one who has developed himself from a doctor to a consultant, dancer, business leader and coach?”
Viola Werner, Head of Global Next Generation and Families, Credit Suisse
“Dr Gary Crotaz delivered one of our Highlight Sessions at the Climb23 Investor Summit with 1,600 attendees. Feedback was incredible and he inspired the room with his powerful Unlock Moment keynote – we are looking forward to welcoming him back next year.”
Gordon Bateman, CEO of CRSI and Investor Ladder
“You spoke brilliantly and I look forward to doing more events with you in the future.”
Suzie Walker, MD and Founder at Suzie Walker Executive Search
“A totally unique way of coaching.”
Raine Peake, Digital Director (ExCo), Jigsaw Fashion