Robert is a first-class, international keynote business speaker, author and consultant who enthusiastically shares his ‘free of nonsense’ approach with his audiences.
Setting up and running his first business, age 21, and now advising PLCs and multinationals, Robert has seen most every aspect of running and growing a business. Robert has worked on designing and implementing strategy and marketing projects with household names such as Virgin, Barclays and BlackBerry and has contributed to success stories such as Nando’s, Mitie and Dickies.
Robert delivers presentations that are highly relevant and action-focused: a unique blend of hard facts, latest thinking, intuitive insights and good old-fashioned common sense with a healthy sense of humour. All focused on actionable takeaways that the audience can and will be able do after the event. Obsessed with customers, Robert will get the whole conference to think hard about the who, what, why, where and how of winning and keeping customers and clients.
Robert is also Managing Director of The Directors’ Centre – the consultancy for growing businesses. The team of been-there-done-it consultants and entrepreneurs work with a select number of directors to grow and develop the client’s business for the long-term. The focus is on delivering results. Recent clients include FTSE 100 as well as Fast Growth 100 businesses, from Barclays to Bigham’s.
Author of six business books, Robert’s work has been acted upon by thousands. Books include:
“Robert Craven wows, enthuses and educates audiences every time he takes the stage. We were delighted to have him do a keynote at the Professional Speaking Association in London as he shared great business insights, illustrated his points by juggling, knife wielding and telling captivating stories. I have seen Robert perform five times so far and always look forward to hearing him again.”