The Closer
Hamish Taylor

Hamish Taylor

Keynote mic


£5k to £10k


Business & Management
Change, Innovation & Creativity
Leadership & Motivation


With a CV that the Times described as “takes some beating”, Hamish Taylor is an award winning CEO and now an inspirational speaker/broadcaster whose career has taken him from International consumer goods giant Procter and Gamble, consultancy firm Price Waterhouse and British Airways to become CEO of the channel tunnel railway Eurostar, and then CEO of Sainsbury’s Bank … all before he was 40!

In all cases, 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 energetic, thought provoking and humorous keynotes are based on a rare combination of real storiesand 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 even Governments) assisting with specific innovation projects, customer focus and/or people leadership.

Whatever we do, there is always a “customer” (often internal as well as external) – and it is these customers (not us!) who decide if we are adding value. How we engage with others is, therefore, as critical to our success as our skill-set, product or service!

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