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I'm a lecturer and coach at the world leading Judge Business School, part of the University of Cambridge, and a former BBC News Correspondent with 20 years' experience.
I've worked in government departments, the finance industry, universities, with small and large businesses, and across the public sector in all areas of communications, including:
I teach all areas of communications for the Civil Service College, working with governments both in the United Kingdom and overseas.
I'm also a communications consultant for the University of Cambridge, a tutor in public relations, presentation, and media skills for the Cambridge Network, and a writer with eight novels published.
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I went horseracing last week, and was reminded of an important lesson in the communications, business, and writing trades.
I was at Newmarket, as the guest of a business I’ve worked with, and got to see the unveiling of a statue to one of the great figures (reputationally, rather than physically, of course) of the sport, Lester Piggott.
While I was there, to get into the spirit of it, I thought I would have a small bet on a few races.
But, far from it being my thing, how to decide which horse to back?Read more
Is my voice good enough to be a powerful public speaker?
That was the question I was asked this week after teaching a session on presentations.
I was at Homerton College, Cambridge, watching students give five minute talks on subjects which were important to them, and our world.