Richard Gerver

Richard Gerver

Richard Gerver is a world-renowned expert on human leadership and organisational transformation. With years of experience as the headteacher of Grange Primary School – one of the most innovative schools in the country – Richard offers an exciting insight into the levels of human potential and coping with change in uncertain times.

Now a prominent expert in the industry, Richard has been named the UK Business Speaker of the Year at least three times, contributes courses to LinkedIn Learning, and has published several books on key themes to great acclaim.

From his years building up a failing school to working alongside Google and Microsoft, Richard has a rare ability to connect his experiences to each client. His speeches are informative, humorous and entertaining, with delegates inspired to expand their own thinking and increase their potential.

Contact Great British Speakers today to book leadership expert Richard Gerver for your next event.


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The event was a great success! Richard was one of the favourite speakers and the workshop went great. We are happy to have him with us and are hoping to collaborate again.

Richard was absolutely wonderful and positive comments have not stopped flooding in. He was a real crowd pleaser.
New Zealand Principals Federation Conference Committee

Richard was inspirational! He did an incredible job in presenting to 350 educators and engaging in conversations that motivated and challenged all participants.
St Joseph’s School, Melbourne

Richard was engaging, thought-provoking and dynamic. We would certainly recommend working with him again.
Creative Partnerships Tees Valley

Richard was truly sensational…everything went  very smoothly and he received rave reviews from our delegates.
London Borough of Sutton and Merton

We were tremendously impressed with Richard’s evident passion, energy and originality.
British Council, Portugal

We know the day will have a real impact across our organisation and we genuinely believe that Richard’s message has launched a period of transformation that will see our students learning in an environment that truly prepares them for the challenges they face in the future.
Mortimer College

We have received nothing but positive comments about Richard’s presentation. It chimed in perfectly with so many of the aim and aspirations of the organisation to move forward. Everyone has talked about how they left feeling energised and optimistic.
West Herts College

Enthusiastic and passionate, Richard also has the knowledge and experience to back his thoughts up.
Wokingham District Council

Richard’s presentation was fantastic and very well received – so much energy, passion and fresh thinking! Just what we wanted to inspire our staff and ourselves.
NAHT Staffordshire

Everything went extremely smoothly. Richard captured the mood and exactly the right messages for the event.
Walsall Community Health

Everything was wonderful. Richard is one of the most inspiring, fascinating people I have ever met. Richard was able to motivate, inspire and to engage the students positively.
University of Teacher Education, Syria

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