Chris Wilkinson


Chris is the founding director of Gifted Recruitment, a recruitment company based in Reading. Chris also specialises in helping candidates with dyslexia from CV writing to interview skills. His knowledge and experience is based on his own challenges.

Following years of struggling and leaving school with no qualifications, Chris was diagnosed with severe dyslexia at the age of 31. Despite having a reading and writing age of a 6 year old he gained a Private Pilot’s License and went on to become a qualified commercial pilot. Chris also enjoyed a successful career in finance, working for several top banks.

By learning to manage and deal with his dyslexia, Chris took the next step in his career to set up his own company and help others like him. Chris is available for motivational, business, entrepreneurial and career talks. He specialises in advice and methods for dealing with dyslexia and overcoming this to achieve your ambition.

To book Chris Wilkinson as the business 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, Chris is known to cover the following topics:

  • Business Speaker
  • Motivation
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Recruitment