Adrian Gilpin


Adrian Gilpin is a highly-regarded after-dinner speaker, human behaviour specialist and founder of the Institute of Human Development, who has positively impacted a number of businesses. With an approach centring around inspiring yourself, others and innovative ideas, Adrian has worked with elite management teams to improve their productivity rate. An expert in personal development, Adrian uses his years of experience to devise bespoke methods of success.

He believes that it is an individual’s responsibility to realise their true capabilities, so managers need to understand how to cultivate this potential and provide an environment for growth. From the Royal Bank of Scotland and Prudential Property Investment Managers to Barclaycard, Adrian has been the pinnacle turning point for many major organisations, by designing and leading sustainable change programmes. Working with executives and directors at the top of the company, he provides high-performance leadership strategies during his coaching sessions.

In a bid to ensure his methods are accessible to the masses, Adrian published two books; Unstoppable: The Pathway to Living an Inspired Life and Unstoppable People: How Ordinary People Achieve Extraordinary Things. As the best selling author, Adrian is respected for his eloquent and clear description of maximising success. On top of his repertoire of elite clients, he has also helped a number of entrepreneurs to expand their potential, including the board of Bookham Technology. His influence of the public sector has also been beneficial, as he has aided the MOD, NHS, Housing Associations and social enterprises to run efficiently.

As a speaker, one of Adrian’s main focus is the education sector. Featuring at events up and down the country, he drastically reimagines how we should educate the youth, to inspire them to value their own personal potential. With an entertaining balance of visual stimulus, anecdotes, industry knowledge and audience participation, Adrian’s speeches are just as memorable as they are informative. Having already featured at events nationwide, Adrian’s testimonials speak for themselves.

To book Adrian Gilpin as the technology 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.

Adrian Gilpin is inspirational and challenging, knowledgeable and articulate. – Deutsche Bank

The power of your presentation was commented on by several of my colleagues and I basked in reflected glory that I was seen to work with a professional of your calibre and presence. – Kent County Council