Carole Spiers

International Motivational Speaker, Industry Expert On Stress & C-Suite Mentor

Carole’s charismatic style and ability to engage emotionally with audiences has made her a sought-after business speaker working with equal success in the contrasting cultures of the UK, the Middle East and internationally. She delivers keynote presentations and Masterclasses at either conferences or seminars and to audiences both large and small. Carole demonstrates why the physical and mental wellbeing of an organisation’s workforce is the key to a healthy workplace culture and her professional insight and practical advice gains the attention of her audience when she delivers proven strategies that can be implemented immediately.

Being an industry expert on stress, health and wellbeing, Carole also offer personal coaching to senior executives and the C-suite team who often need to perform under pressure. She offers practical solutions that enable businesses to improve employee communication, to retain their top talent and importantly, to reinforce their competitive advantage. As CEO of an international Stress and Wellbeing consultancy, Carole is author of Show Stress Who’s Boss! and Tolley’s Managing Stress in the Workplace, commissioned by Lexis-Nexis. As a popular BBC guest-broadcaster, she is the media’s first choice for comment on matters of work-related stress.

Carole’s focus is on developing a healthy workplace culture through the successful management of stress and organisational change – all of which is underpinned by a compelling philosophy reinforced by her own experience as an Expert Witness before the UK Courts. Carole is a Fellow and Past President of the Professional Speaking Association, London. She is currently Chair of International Stress Management Association (ISMA)UK, (a charity and professional association) and founder of National Stress Awareness Day. The objectives of ISMA is to reduce the stigma associated with stress and mental health. Carole is UK-based, but is regularly contracted to speak in the Middle East and Europe.

To book Carole Spiers as the keynote speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

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

  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Resilient Leadership
  • Stress Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Organisational Change

‘Within the global container industry, we are well aware of the importance of resilience but Carole was able to powerfully dramatise it as a theme whilst at the same time providing and delivering proven strategies that have been successfully implemented by team members in order to work and thrive under pressure.  I was greatly impressed that her audience was so absorbed in her presentation and in these times of rapid organisational change within the industry, I am sure that her keynote address will soon be inspiring and motivating other groups within the Maersk organisation.’ Kevin Furniss, VP, Head OF HSSE, APM Terminals Management B.V.

‘Carole delivered the final keynote on entrepreneurship to our European convention and here is a lady who lives and breathes enterprise in every aspect of her delivery.’ Peter Rossegg, Marketing Manager, Re/Max Europe

‘Thank you for providing us with an excellent insight into stress managing stress, health and wellbeing.’  Brendan Noonan, Senior Vice President Training and Development, Emirates Airline Group.

‘No visiting speaker could have been better positioned to address the Women in Leadership Forum at the Atlantis in Dubai. Carole is a supreme example of achievement through self-development, and I know that this registered vividly with the audience in that packed hall.’ Sophie Le Ray, CEO, Naseba

‘Carole’s dynamic presentation style with real life examples made the session invaluable.  I enjoyed it and learnt a great deal from the presentation’  Peter Day – Area Manager – WH Smith Ltd.

‘To chair a Women of Independence conference requires a particular blend of assertiveness, charm and humour.  At our 2-day event in KL, Carole’s performance was a triumph in every way. Behind her dazzling platform skill, you could spot the signs of the tested professional, as confirmed by her own riveting presentation on stress. Throughout two exceptionally full days, Carole was tireless both in radiating her unique charisma and in the discipline of ensuring a smooth, seamless programme. We greatly hope to have her on the IBN platform again in the future.’  Sam Selveraj, CEO, IBN International

‘Carole Spiers has made a measurable difference to the skillset of our senior team at Gasco.    She regularly delivers Masterclass programmes that develop excellent insights into many of the human challenges that are experienced within the oil & gas industry.  Popular and highly regarded, Carole invariably inspires and motivates as she delivers her presentations with impact.  A distinct advantage is that our teams have been able to implement her strategies back into the workplace with immediate effect.  Carole Spiers comes highly recommended from major industrial clients.” Dr. Jenny Lea-Hewson, Leadership Development Department Head Talent Management, Gasco

‘Your innovative keynote presentation on Organisational Change for our Top Team was really an eye-opener, and an ignition to what I call a ‘mindset change process. We all felt thoroughly engaged and involved in this important issue. In particular, we now focus carefully on the needs of those who may be challenged by new systems and methods. Truly we understand your main message that no-change is no option and have the strategies to take us forward.’  Hayyan Al Habib, Director, Al Habib Group (Oman)

‘Carole Spiers’ energy, experience and knowledge was greatly appreciated….the value she added was immeasurable. Her presentation was intelligent, interactive and energetic – just what we needed as the closing keynote to our Family Business Forum in Abu Dhabi’.  Purva Hassomal, Director, Leaders of Abu Dhabi, Family Business Forum

‘Holding the attention of a multicultural audience for two hours is hard enough. Leaving them with a set of practical stress management tools ready to implement at once is Professionalism Plus! Our Top Team at Phoenix Pharmahandel has learned important techniques from your three presentations, and looks forward keenly to the prospect of more star appearances by Carole Spiers, as well as the solid information that they convey.’ – Florian Hohagen, Head of Personnel Development, PHOENIX Pharmahandel Aktiengesellschaft & Co KG, Mannheim, Germany