Tim Fearon

Charismatic, entertaining and inspiring, Tim Fearon is an accomplished speaker who, in the words of one client, can hold large audiences in the palm of his hand. He has a rare ability to deliver serious messages with humour and a light touch. Tim Fearon is a trainer, coach and conference presenter, working with a range of companies from major blue chip organisations to small, entrepreneurial businesses. Clients he has worked for include Lloyds TSB, Birmingham Midshires Building Society, The NHS, ITV, The Economist Group, David Lloyd Leisure, Astra Zeneca, Arthur D Little, Standard Chartered Bank, Coca Cola, Unilever and Swiss Re.Tim Fearon has also served as a Board Director with Cannons Health and Fitness Plc, establishing for them a training academy unique in the industry and is currently a non-executive director of the Tessera Group PLC.Tim Fearon trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and went on to either direct or perform in over seventy productions in the UK, North and South America and Hong Kong. After eight years, searching for more challenges, he left the theatre to take on the directorship of a major UK arts project converting a derelict building into a fully functioning arts centre. Following this he formed a company which equipped young unemployed people with significant learning difficulties for the working world. The company, now a registered charity, achieved a success rate of getting 70% of the young people into full time employment.From there Tim Fearon joined The Industrial Society, then Europe's leading independent provider of training and development in the workplace, becoming both Head of the Voluntary Organisations Unit working with organisations such as Oxfam, Save the Children and British Red Cross and Head of Youth Development, establishing the structure of the Student Industrial Society and recruiting organisations such as BP, KPMG, Barclays Bank and The Army as sponsors.He then joined Mercuri International, the world's largest sales, marketing and customer service consultancy, where he helped to form the UK's most successful team before leaving, twelve years ago, to found the Extraordinary Coaching Company, the training and development company through which he has earned his reputation amongst the UK's most sought after speakers, trainers and coaches.Tim Fearon is a Certified NLP Trainer and qualified hypnotherapist. Married to the author Emma Sargent, he has six children and lives in the New Forest.He is the co-author, with Emma Sargent, of "How To Talk To Everyone With Confidence" to be published in Autumn 2010 by Pearson. [+]