Dynamic keynote speaker and event MC, brilliant interviewer and live conference audience facilitator
Rob Brown Biography
Rob Brown is a world-leading authority on building and leveraging powerful connections for profit, profile and influence.
Rob Brown is a popular and highly professional presenter at conferences worldwide on stand out branding, high performance and character-based leadership.
A black belt in kickboxing and survivor of a major brain haemorrhage in 2016, Rob is a bestselling global author of Build Your Reputation with the world’s largest business publishers, Wiley. A featured TEDx speaker, Rob’s talk The Personal Brand of You has generated over 160,000 views on YouTube.
Rob is known for his high energy and audience interaction, particularly with international audiences. He is an accomplished MC and conference moderator and specialises in enhancing the engagement and connectivity of large, diverse audiences. If your audience comes from different countries and cultures, and you want them to bond, network and collaborate, Rob Brown is the perfect choice for your event.
A natural communicator and onstage interviewer, Rob is the host of a highly successful podcast for the accounting and finance profession called Accounting Influencers. The show interviews global leaders and experts about what makes the good companies great and the best ones world class.
Rob’s global clients include Deloitte, RBS, Royal Mail, HSBC, Experian, Lloyds and GE. He has spoken on stages with FW de Clerk and Lord Digby Jones, and he is also a regular media contributor to TV, radio and national newspapers including BBC, ITV, Huffington Post, Telegraph, Times, Guardian and Financial Times.
A world authority on communication, Rob is also in demand as a speaker on the softer leadership skills such as trust, reputation, likeability, mental toughness, personal branding, and selling yourself for more growth and profile.
Rob is social media literate (23K connections on LinkedIn and 30K followers on Twitter) and has a lot to say on how to add value and build relationships in an online, digital world. His best audiences are leaders, top talent, senior executives and professionals in competitive, technical environments.
Personally, Rob is based in Nottingham, UK (home of Robin Hood) with his wife and two teenage daughters. He is a committed Christian, proud Yorkshireman and plays 4 musical instruments to a fairly decent standard. He loves chess, chocolate and backgammon, is allergic to grapefruit and cannot whistle.
If you want a highly accomplished presenter with just the right amount of humour, content and inspiration, booking Rob Brown as your keynote speaker, facilitator or MC is an excellent choice.
Current / Past Roles & Positions
- CEO of the Networking Coaching Academy, the world’s #1 training company on business networking
- The world’s most recommended networking expert on LinkedIn
- Featured TEDx speaker
- Bestselling author of How to Build Your Reputation – The Secrets of Becoming the ‘Go To’ Professional in a Crowded Marketplace (foreword by Lord Digby Jones)
- Klout Score of 70+ – influential thought leader on social media
- Fellow of the Professional Speaking Association
- B.Ed (Hons) – qualified educator and presenter
- A regular media contributor to TV, radio and national newspapers including BBC, ITV, Huffington Post, Telegraph, Times, Guardian and Financial Times
- Spoken on stages with FW de Clerk and Lord Digby Jones
- Founder of the Global Networking Council – the world’s top thought leaders on networking, relationships and high level connecting
- Host of the successful online Networking Giants Radio Show
- Clients include HSBC, RBS, Lloyds, Deloitte, GE and the Academy of Chief Executives
- MC’d and spoken at conferences internationally; trained and coached over 20,000 business people globally
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Testimonials for Rob Brown
“Rob’s dedication and expertise will do wonders for your reputation, your wallet and your opportunities!”Lord Sir Digby Jones
“Worked with our top bankers and helped us add £millions in new business through more effective networking, referrals and word of mouth!”
“Gave us a clear formula get in front of more of the right people and turn our contacts into introducers and clients!”
“Rob’s ongoing intervention is helping us develop connected, influential leaders to drive our international business forward!”
“100% excellent feedback from all of our delegates. Rob is a consummate professional!”
“Rob’s work is highly relevant in every sense. Completely committed to our success – a terrific partner!”
“Hugely entertaining and interactive. Gave us invaluable insight into building rapport and reputation with our key stakeholders!”
“Rob’s keynote on reputation building and networking turned us into much more confident and effective networkers and connectors! He makes you want to get out there and do it!”
“Just one of Rob’s power scripts landed me a $2m contract!”
“Rob’s inspirational approach is so relevant to what we do. It’s all upside, even if you are already good at networking. Great ROI!”
Rob Brown‘s Topics
Networking & Connections
Making you more confident and effective in building high level networks and trusted relationships
Likeability and Trust
Making you more liked and trusted by customers, clients and stakeholders
Word of Mouth Marketing
Getting people talking about and recommending you and making you more valuable to others
Corporate Executive Presence
Helping leaders develop that board level charisma and gravitas that leads to more influence and engagement
Personal Branding and Reputation Building
Making you the number one obvious and stand out choice for what you do
Collaborative Connected Workforces
Showing big companies how to network their people across countries, cultures and divisions for greater engagement, innovation and loyalty