Doug uses stories, music, and rhythm to boost energy, break down barriers and build connections.
Driving innovation in businesses, successfully leading them through times of change and providing business insight at all levels—from Prime Ministers and CEOs to front-line staff.
With a CV that the Times described as “takes some beating”, Hamish Taylor is an award winning CEO 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.
Hamish’s energetic, thought provoking and humorous keynotes are based on a rare combination of real stories and 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.
As the self appointed “chief dumming down officer” in each of his roles, his approach is simple – but highly effective in delivering breakthroughs.
Hamish’s keynotes will demonstrate the major breakthroughs that can be achieved by changing your approach.