Paul McGee

Author & Motivational Speaker

Paul McGee, affectionately known as the ‘SUMO Guy’, is one of the world’s foremost motivational speakers. Advising professionals from all walks of life on the subjects of change, personal development, leadership, professional relationships and much more, Paul has enjoyed a rewarding career in personal development. Achieving widespread acclaim upon the publication of his book SUMO (Shut Up, Move On), Paul draws upon his background in psychology to guide his listeners on the road to self-improvement. Mixing inspirational content with a dash of humour, his keynote speeches have proven popular wherever he goes.

The author of numerous books, Paul’s success as a writer has seen many highlights. His iconic book Self-Confidence: The Remarkable Truth of Why a Small Change Can Make a Big Difference was widely lauded by audiences all over the country, helping Paul to establish himself as an expert in his field. His further works, which include How Not to Worry, SUMO Your Relationships and How to Succeed with People, make a valuable contribution to his already impressive literary output.

Paul’s SUMO approach is focused on taking responsibility for your life, taking charge of your thought process, dealing with setbacks and much more. The success of the approach led Paul to establish his SUMO approach as part of his very own company. Delivering keynote speeches, workshops and seminars across the globe, the company has helped a vast selection of clients achieve their objectives. Since then, SUMO has grown into a popular philosophy that has touched the lives of people throughout the United Kingdom and beyond.

Regularly invited to deliver speeches at corporate events and charity events alike, Paul has built up an impressive client list that includes blue chip organisations, public organisations and sports clubs. Widely recognised as a leading life coach, his extensive expertise has supplied people all over the world with the tools they need to meet their most trying challenges.

Some of his most notable clients include the likes of Specsavers, the NHS, Virgin Atlantic, Harrods, Actelion, Lloyds Pharmacy, Northampton Partnership Homes and Blackpool Council. Paul McGee is an exciting choice for all those looking to book a motivational speaker who delivers inspiration and entertainment in equal measure. Setting himself apart from other inspirational speakers, Paul’s keynote speech ensures your event is nothing short of a raging success.

To book Paul McGee as the motivational 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, Paul covers the following topics:

  • Inspiring Leadership
  • How To Survive & Thrive In Changing Times
  • How To Communicate With Influence & Impact
  • Who Cares Wins …Making A Difference To Customers

Get a taste for what Paul’s motivational speeches are like, here:

Find out what people had to say about Paul at corporate events, here:

“We were looking for someone who would inspire our colleagues and make them feel engaged about the cultural journey we want to take the business on. Paul absolutely exceeded our expectations on this. It was evident that Paul really took the time to understand our organisation and what we are trying to achieve. Paul thoughtfully referenced our key objectives into the session which made it truly meaningful to the audience. The fact that the messages were delivered with humour, simplicity and humility, made it a truly memorable session. Thanks Paul!” – LucyTesco UK

“Vero has seen significant international growth and we wanted people to embrace change and strive for new opportunities. Paul understood the brief perfectly and crafted a wonderful, entertaining presentation. With over 32 countries represented, Paul used intelligent cultural references and delivered something for everyone. The SUMO Guy will never be forgotten – A great job.” – MarcVero Software

 “I have to say that Paul in general did a great job – he definitely got the audience laughing and it was a great start to the day!!” Jessica, Amadeus

“Paul’s sumo message made a huge impact on our staff, so much so that we bought them all a copy of the book! Inspiring and engaging with a thought-provoking message that continues to help staff in both their personal and professional lives.” – Sophie, Harrods

“In our twenty years of running conferences, Paul is the only speaker we have ever invited back. That above all explains the benefit we feel we have gained from hearing his SUMO philosophy.” – Specsavers