The Consultancy Academy Team

Welcome Packs

6th August, 2018

The Consultancy Academy will be led by Richard Nugent with members of the TwentyOne Leadership team supporting throughout the year. We are also delighted to have a number of specially selected guests leading sessions including the internationally renowned author and keynote speaker Michael Heppell, Kimberley Hare who has been Richard's guru for the last 20 years and brand expert Ross Aitken who has developed the TwentyOne Leadership brand over the past 6 years.

Richard Nugent – Founder and Managing Director of TwentyOne Leadership, consultant, best selling author and creator of the Consultancy Academy

Michael Heppell – International Sunday Times No.1 best-selling author, one of the top 3 professional speakers in the world and coach to celebrities, CEOs and to Richard

Ross Aitken – Branding expert and founder of ‘The Product Room’. Clients include Virgin Money, the NHS, Tesco Bank and Formica Europe

Brian Lumsdon – The original TwentyOne Leadership Team member and expert in Engaged High Performance and Time Based Coaching

Ben Morton – Best selling author, founder of and TwentyOne Leadership team member

Matt Williams – Former Global Talent Director, TwentyOne Leadership team member and international musician

Kimberley Hare – Successful entrepreneur, gifted coach, genius facilitator and Richard’s guru for almost 20 years

Joanne Nugent – Director and driving force behind TwentyOne Leadership

Amanda Scurr – Executive Assistant to the TwentyOne Leadership team and owner and founder of Adminiscurr

We will announce more guests before the programme begins.


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