Richard Woods

Entrepreneur & The Apprentice 2015 Finalist

Expert business speaker, entrepreneur and author Richard Woods achieved national acclaim after appearing as a contestant on the BBC series The Apprentice where he faced challenges set by one of the worlds most well respected business management speakers, Lord Alan Sugar. Reaching the final of the show Richard Woods demonstrated his passion for digital marketing and design as well as proving himself an insightful and thorough businessman Woods demonstrated his astute knowledge of the British digital marketing landscape. Now working as an after dinner speaker and business advisor in his own right Woods has climbed far from his humble beginnings.

Originally hailing from Surrey, England and a graduate of Southampton Solent University, Woods was an established business management speaker and entrepreneur before appearing on The Apprentice. Since leaving the show Woods has broadened his business portfolio to include a variety of companies, including Yomp Marketing Agency, Top Up Fuels oil distribution and his latest endeavour, the Digital TrailBlazer, which aims to help small service businesses expand by exploiting the most cutting edge marketing technologies.

The credentials behind his work as a business management speaker at conferences and after dinner speaker events is founded entirely in his own success as a businessman. His brand Yomp businesses include the vastly successful Yomp Marketing, a videography and photography business as well as a property and asset management consultancy.

The top seller across all tasks on Series 11 of The Apprentice, Richard Woods has been applauded for both his work as a business speaker and as an entrepreneur, heralded as the brains behind the “The best Advertising Task ever seen on The Apprentice” by Lord Sugar himself Richard Woods frequently headlines business conferences and functions.

To book Richard Woods as the business management 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, Richard is known to cover the following topics:

  • Technology & Innovation
  • Business Management Speaker
  • The Apprentice
  • Retail & Shopping Habits
  • Digtital Businesses
  • Videography & Photography