Welcome to the official website of Simon Hall


If you're struggling to make an impact with your message, I can help.

I coach business executives, politicians, emergency services' leaders and senior civil servants in all areas of communications, including:

  • Public speaking
  • Media training
  • Creating a compelling image
  • Pitching for investment

I also help businesses, the public sector and charities with:

  • Social media strategy
  • Speech writing
  • Branding
  • Websites
  • Videography and photography
  • Report writing

My qualifications and experience:

I'm a 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 teach all areas of communications for the Civil Service College, working with governments both in the United Kingdom and overseas.

I'm also a consultant in communications for the University of Cambridge, a tutor in public relations, presentation, and media skills for the Cambridge Network, and a writer with seven novels published.

For all your communications needs, I'm here to help.

Lastest Post

Space, The Creative Frontier

Excuse the title, but I’ve always loved Star Trek.

Why? Much because of the remarkable imagination and talent that went into creating it.

Any show that can stand the test of time like Star Trek, and spawn so many offshoots, has to be worth admiring.

And, indeed, learning from.

What am... Read more

Monologue Slog, Dialogue Agog

A good friend of mine went on a date with a girl he liked a lot. 

How did it go? I asked him the next day. 

Great, he replied. I told her all about my job, my family, my hobbies, my life, the lot. 

And what did you find out about her? 


Has she messaged you about getting together again?

That's the funny thing... no. 

I mentioned that story to a group of lovely Scottish Government Civil Servants I was talking to about communications in Edinburgh this week.

The reason? They'd been... Read more