Chris Baréz-Brown


Chris Baréz-Brown is a best selling author and entrepreneur who is fascinated by people and what makes them tick. His aim is to teach people how to think differently in order to make their lives and businesses more energetic and technicolour. Along with writing best selling books he is also the founder of Upping Your Elvis which offers workshops, talks and events to businesses to help them become more human, energetic and creative.

Chris’ work has clear rewards within the business with huge brands such as Nike, Coca-Cola, Diago, Roche, Unilever and WPP returning to his services time and again as a result of his work improving returns on investments. Chris’ impact on Unilever was so amazing that he was featured in the Harvard Business Review.

Chris has authored a range of successful books such as Free! Love Your Work Love Your Life, Wake Up! And Shine which rewarded Chris with Penguin bestselling author in 2014. Chris’ work is so influential it has been covered in various publications such as BBC, The Sunday Times and The Guardian.

Chris is a highly sought after speaker, in January 2016 Chris spoke at TEDx Utrecht and in May 2016 he spoke at the largest leadership event in the world, Leadercast where he interviewed Steve Wozniak, Apple’s co-founder. Chris is also a keen philanthropist working with The Nike Foundation which works towards helping African girls escape the poverty cycle along with being the co-founder of Street Wisdom and Executive partner to Sine4Women.

Chris can offer an after dinner speaker experience like no other being described by The Guardian as ‘a long-haired twinkly-eyed cross between Richard Branson and a wizard’. He’s a one of a kind man whose life mission is people and to deliver interactive, memorable and human presentations. Gaining a wealth of experience in innovation and leadership from around the world, Chris is a unique individual who can make you see a whole new perspective on the world. With a delivery style full of humour , expertise and charisma Chris has the power to bring out the potential in anyone and he leaves every audience energized and inspired.

To book Chris Baréz-Brown as the motivational speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.

When at corporate events, Chris is known to discuss the following topics:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Motivational Speaker
  • Mindset Master

“I had a clearer perspective on what is important to me in my life and work.”

“It felt like a weight had been lifted from my shoulders. I feel calmer and a bit more alive.”