Caspar Craven

Leading Authority on the Mindset Needed to Achieve Big Bold Goals Through Effective Leadership & Teamwork



The Big Bold Mindset

The Big Bold Mindset

Be More Human: Rethinking the Rules of High-Performance Teamwork

Be More Human: Rethinking the Rules of High-Performance Teamwork

Caspar Craven received a 5 star rating across 10 events in 2023

Operations Director

"Caspar Craven is an exemplary figure in transforming leadership and teamwork to achieve ambitious goals. His proven approach empowers individuals and businesses to transcend limits, fostering innovation, focus and drive. Through his adventurous spirit and practical strategies, Caspar ignites transformative growth, making him an invaluable asset to any event or organization seeking to excel."

How to hire Caspar Craven

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Caspar Craven's official speaking topics are listed below:

The Big Bold Mindset: Why You Can't Navigate a New World Using an Old Set of Charts

What are the mindset shifts needed by leaders and teams to achieve your Big Bold Goals? Using techniques from his latest book The Big Bold Mindset® Caspar explores why we need to think differently to adapt to change and disruption to thrive in a fast-moving world. Caspar shares a series of principles and a set of easily actionable frameworks to guide ambitious leaders at all levels, on the mindset needed to lead ourselves and lead others when it comes to tackling hard challenges.

Think Big. Think Bold. How to Achieve the Impossible

Caspar explores what shifts in leadership mindset and culture are needed to achieve Big Bold Goals, in order to move from impossible to possible. Caspar can create engagement with your team around your vision of the future to form the crucial mindset shift needed to handle setbacks in challenging times in a way that catapults you past your competitors.

Be More Human: Put People First

Caspar Craven takes you on a journey to discover the power of unleashing the most potent force in your organisation, your people, through understanding what it means to be more human. He understands, firsthand, the importance of putting people first to achieve big bold goals. He understands because he has made every mistake in the book on the way to achieving several big bold goals. He has truly lived what he talks about. Caspar explores some simple actionable techniques for shaping your daily habits and building resilience as a team. And how to empower each person to feel aligned and ignited when it comes to overall objectives, to make brave decisions and work collaboratively.

Official Feedback from In-Person & Virtual Events

Feedback from In-Person Events:

"I have organised and attended many speaking engagements in the past, but none have come close to being as engaging. Caspar managed to grip the attention of Burberry colleagues from all over the globe with his captivating stories and easy-to-follow practical steps deemed “worth their weight in gold” by the leadership team." - Hannah, Senior Internal Communications Manager, Burberry

"We recently invited Caspar Craven to speak at the annual user conference for my company, Kareo. Caspar shared the lessons he learned through building a successful business while preparing for an extraordinarily audacious goal to sail around the world with his wife and three young children. It was an inspiring, uplifting, and enriching speech about leadership and life that made a profound impression on our customers, employees, and me. As a member of YPO, an international CEO organization, I've had the opportunity to hear many amazing speakers over the years and I think Caspar is among the best I've seen. I'm a big fan of Caspar and enthusiastically recommend him to leaders in business and community that want to create a unique and powerful experience at their next event." - Dan, Co-Founder & CEO, Tebra

"You have inspired the whole team with your legendary and spectacular speech (for the second time in as many months). I have shared that with the VP of our Africa operations to contact you." - Biomerieux

"Thanks so much for joining us today Caspar Craven, it was an absolute pleasure. You truly inspired our people to think and act differently." - Head of Learning, Intuit

"Having very recently booked Caspar for one of my high-profile client engagement events, I cannot recommend him highly enough. His talk was extremely engaging and exciting whilst at the same time delivering some key messages on winning teams which were so relevant for the audience. If you want a speaker who will make people listen and engage, Caspar is the one!" - Holly, Marketing Director, Nuffield Health

"We were blown away by his charismatic presentation and experience in achieving Big Bold Goals with a human touch. Caspar was exceptional to work with. He hit the perfect balance between strategy and making it real for the team. We loved it!" - Louisa, Head of Field Sales, Suntory

"Thank you so much for such an inspirational session. You challenged us to think Big and Bold, to take extreme ownership as we embark on being an independent company and to be resilient. The feedback from the team was amazing. We loved the provocation and all felt super inspired. Thank you!!" - Sophie, VP EMEA, Johnson & Johnson

"Caspar, hi! End of a long but great day! You have been brilliant today, the team felt so inspired, and they referenced your session so many times during the breakouts ideas presentations! Thank you so much!" - VP, Europe Commercial Lead, GSK

"Caspar is an inspiration. His message of being more human and putting people first has definitely changed my management and leadership style. Having #bigboldgoals, focusing on we not me and doing all you can to get rid of those why nots is key to success. Caspar delivered an amazing, inspiring talk to 42 members of our senior leadership team and left them fired up to really deliver big goals. - Robert, UK Operations Director, Kloeckner Metals UK

"Caspar recently spoke at our virtual annual conference event and was a massive hit! His approachable, knowledgable and practicable style meant that ‘Big Bold Goals’ resonated fantastically well on a very personal level, as well as aspirationally from a team and company culture perspective" - Board Director, Shared Services Forum UK

"A privilege to have Caspar present at our Financial Services kick-off event. It’s how an ‘ordinary' person can achieve the ‘extraordinary’ through thinking ‘big and bold’ which will inspire and motivate all!" - Global MD, BAE Systems Inc

"Caspar delivered an incredible keynote at our customer event. Seldom do I see speakers create such a level of engagement with their audience, I honestly believe people would have stayed for hours to ask questions! I cannot recommend him highly enough" - Head of Channel Management & Partner Enablement, Sage

"The feedback was phenomenal - he kept us captivated on how to achieve Big Bold Goals through effective high-performance teamwork" - Managing Director, Protiviti

"I wish I could've heard him talk all day. His speech is full of optimism, great advice that can be applied by anyone and very enriching!!" - Marketing Lead, Hager Group

  • 2023 - Author of "The Big Bold Mindset: Re-Thinking the Rules of Leadership"
  • 2023 - Commercial Lead & Advisor of MOAI Health
  • 2020 - Author of "Be More Human: Rethinking the Rules of High-Performance Teamwork"
  • 2020 - Founder & CEO of Big Bold Goals
  • 2020 - Connector, Advisor & Investor of Pathogen Reduction Systems
  • 2018 - Delivered the TEDx Talk "Why Appreciation is the Essence of Humanity"
  • 2018 - Development Board Member of the British Exploring Society
  • 2016 - Co-Founder of In Start Up Mode
  • 2014 - Started a two-year-long trip circumnavigating the globe in a 53-foot sailboat
  • 2013 - Director of the Managing Partners Forum CIO Group, MPF
  • 2008 - Co-Founder & Director of Trovus
  • 2006 - Interim CFO of BigHand
  • 2001 - Associate Director of KPMG Corporate Finance
  • 2000 - Watch Leader of the BT Global Challenge Yacht Race
  • 1996 - Manager of KPMG Corporate Finance
  • 1993 - Executive for Baker Tilly