Business motivational speaker Ricky Martin is a highly-sought after addition for a wide range of events, thanks to his confident presenting style and range of topics which he can discuss. Ricky is eloquent and knowledgeable, with years of business experience his success speaks for him. He is a rewarding after-dinner speaker who, with the expertise gained from his multi-million-pound recruitment agency, can inspire professional development in his audience.
Ricky graduated from the University of Cardiff with a degree in biochemistry, which led him to become a qualified member of the Royal Society of Chemistry. A man of many talents, Ricky has used his passion for science to improve his business opportunities with a meticulous, calculated eye. In his early career, he found technical experts for companies within the science sector nationwide, starting his journey into the recruitment industry. From there, he was accredited by The Recruitment and Employment Confederation, as their Vice-Chair of their Life Sciences Committee. As a speaker, Ricky reflects upon his experience building a unique business from the ground up, sharing his tips and tricks to professional success.
Upon entering The Apprentice in 2012, Ricky was the fan favourite from the first episode, so it was no surprise that he took the £250,000 winning prize. With Lord Sugar's investment, he set up Hyper Recruitment Solutions, an extension of his passion for science and technology. Ricky explains that in his business "we provide recruitment solutions which change lives”.
The company earns an annual revenue of over £5 million, and is regarded as one of the most prominent recruitment agencies in the country. With his combination of scientific knowledge and business experience, Ricky can confidently discuss his secrets of the sector. As a speaker, he explores such topics as retail, management, teamwork and leadership, sharing his strategies to motivating employees and negotiating business deals. Those who witness Ricky speak are impressed with his unbeatable knowledge and passion for business.