Richard Charles Lawrence

Former Captain and Operations Officer of Taskforce Helmand in Afghanistan

The Captain and Operations Officer of Taskforce Helmand in Afghanistan at the height of the conflict with the Taliban, Richard Charles Lawrence is one of the most influential and revered figures within the armed forces. A born leader that excels in a host of skills, Richard Charles Lawrence’s ability to effectively solve complex problems has time and time again proved to be the difference between life and death on the battlefield. Continually operating with the highest of stakes on the line, Lawrence’s problem-solving techniques that he successfully implements to combat ever-changing high-pressure environments translate wonderfully through to both business and life.

In incredibly high demand to share his expertise and knowledge, Richard is often called upon to deliver incredibly energetic, thought-provoking and perspective-altering seminars which are focused on topics such as Resilience & Discipline, Effectively Managing Pressure & Stress, Management & Leadership, Planning & Innovation and Culture & Ethos. A household name that is held in the highest regard, Richard Charles Lawrence is available to hire as an after dinner speaker for a wide range of events, functions and conferences across the UK.

Richard followed his incredibly successful military career with a Masters Degree in Philosophy and in doing so went on to become a qualified hypnotherapist, award-winning salesman within the pharmaceutical industry and the UK Chief instructor for the martial art called ‘Keysi’ which was depicted within critically acclaimed films such as James Bond, The Dark Knight and Jack Reacher. Also the author of a fantastic book, Awakening The Warrior, Lawrence’s book supports the improvement of willpower through physical challenge and much like his keynote speeches, has helped to transform the lives of people worldwide.

An incredibly demanded and sought after speaker that is breathtakingly inspiring as well as being an infinitely thought-provoking trainer, Richard has a tremendous ability to tailor his training, talks and team building events to suit your requirements, with topics ranging from how to cope with pressure and be more robust in mind, body and emotions through to being more effective in leading and thinking. A figure that captures the attention of any room he walks into before delivering some of the most memorable tales you could ever wish to hear, the mightily impressive Richard Charles Lawrence has a host of tales and anecdotes to share that will have your guests gripped and on the edge of their seats. The chance to hire this unique talent through the Champions Speakers agency certainly is one not to be missed!

To book Richard Charles Lawrence as the leadership speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Richard is known to cover the following topics:

  • Resilience & Discipline
  • Effectively Managing Pressure
  • Management & Leadership
  • Planning & Innovation
  • Culture & Ethos

Get a taste for what Richard’s keynote speeches are like, by watching the video below: