Dr James Alvarez

Hostage Negotiation Expert

Dr James Alvarez PhD is a specialist in persuasion and negotiation, he has worked as an after dinner speaker across the globe and specialises in hostage negotiations; outside of his work as an after dinner speaker Dr Alvarez has been employed by both the NYPD and Scotland Yard to help with kidnap and hostage cases.

A qualified psychologist Dr James Alvarez has used his experience with real life crisis and hostage situations to develop a series of after dinner speaker presentations that focus on corporate behaviour and crisis management. An enigmatic and vivacious presenter Dr Alvarez is an expert negotiator and has experience working with political parties, medical services and even foreign militaries to diffuse conflict and assist in the easy transition of employees, staff and civilians.

Dr Alvarez offers tailored motivational speaker presentations covering topics such as business strategy, change management, training programme development and delivery and executive coaching. His dynamic presentations coupled with his own field experience make him a truly unique after dinner speaker who holds a wealth of tense and entertaining anecdotes not to mention insightful personal experiences which he is able to share with his audience.

A contributor to police manuals, quoted in the Financial Times and numerous appearances on the BBC and in other broadcast media, along with a PhD gained a Columbia University, all demonstrate Dr James Alvarez’s impressive abilities and prestigious qualifications, combine this with his dynamic after dinner speaker presentations and it is easy to see why he is one of the most sought after motivational speakers in the world.

To book Dr James Alvarez as the motivational 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.

  • Business Strategy Development
  • Change Management
  • Business Process Redesign
  • Organisational Culture Change
  • Training Programme Development & Delivery
  • Communications
  • Leadership Development
  • Executive Coaching