"One of the stars of his generation."

– Campaign Magazine

"Chris’ thinking on leadership is a breath of fresh air."

– Aykan Azar, MD APAC, Octagon

"Brilliant leader, sound insights. Simple yet effective"

– Sachin Mehta, Country Manager India, William Grant & Sons

"A new rubric on leadership"

– The Evening Standard

"One of my favourite books on leadership."

– Kim Faura, COO Giff Gaff

"Right guy; right leader; right time."

– Jeff Charney, CMO Progressive Insurance

"Memorable and effective."

– Samantha Yap, Founder & CEO, Yap Global

"A rare breed."

– Nina Bibby, SVP Consumer Segment Marketing Verizon

"Highly relevant and refreshing."

– Lindsley Ruth, CEO RS-Components

Change agent Chris Hirst is a speaker focussing on the power of great leadership, building world-class cultures and business transformation. After more than a decade in CEO positions he speaks of his first hand experience leading organisational change to deliver record growth and cultures of enduring success. As Global CEO Havas Creative Group and UK CEO Grey Group UK (WPP) he also worked directly with the world’s biggest businesses and brands.

His first book, No Bullsh*t Leadership, won Best Business Book of the Year 2020 and has been at the top of the WH Smiths sales charts for three years since publication. His new book, No Bullsh*t Change is out now.

Speaking Topics

No Bullsh*t Leadership

Based on the best-selling and award-winning book of the same name.

Leadership is difficult but not complicated. Chris wipes aways the guff and bullshit to get to the heart of modern leadership: the life-changing, career-transforming power to get stuff done.

    Leading Change

    The only constant we now face is change, and the demand for those who can grasp its opportunities has never been greater.

    Drawing on over a decade of experience leading successful change programmes around the world, Chris shares his proven strategies for team, organisational and cultural transformation. 

    Chris’ new book, No Bullsh*t Change is published through Profile Books in Spring 2023.

    Superpower: What culture is and why it matters

    Culture is the environment the leader creates in order for their teams to out-perform.

    The defining experience for people in organisations big and small is the culture yet it is so often miss-understood, or even forgotten about all together. Culture is the environment the leader creates in order for their teams to out-perform. The ability to change, nurture and sustain a world-class culture is a leader’s superpower, here Chris shares the secret to how to do it time and again.

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