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Richard Newman

Empowering you with practical communication and storytelling techniques that build your influence.

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Richard is the rockstar of communication! Not only is he a master at teaching these skills, I have seen his strategies turn ordinary people into superstars. It’s remarkable!

- Di Macdonald, former Head of Learning at Apple and L’Oreal

Richard is the rockstar of communication! Not only is he a master at teaching these skills, I have seen his strategies turn ordinary people into superstars. It’s remarkable!

- Di Macdonald, former Head of Learning at Apple and L’Oreal

Richard travels the globe delivering world-class conference sessions, bringing energy, inspiration, motivation and REAL skills that transform teams and grow businesses through the science of communication.


Interactive masterclasses
for your whole team


Transform your business results and compel people to listen in your meetings, with the power of effective business storytelling.

Peak performance mindset

Learn how to overcome challenges and achieve a peak performance mindset, so that you are able to perform at your best

Personal impact, gravitas and influence

Discover advanced body language and voice techniques that allow you to increase your influence
and impact

Why book Richard?

Richard will work with your team to devise the perfect session. He will deliver a lively and interactive event, filled with practical strategies that deliver real-world results.

  • Your audience will be captivated from start to finish, by Richard’s inspiring style and audience engagement.
  • Everyone will gain proven, practical strategies that they can use immediately at work to boost your business results.
  • Richard’s talks are almost always voted as the No.1 highest rated talk given at a conference, so you can rest assured that your team will be delighted.
  • He will work with you before your conference to understand your key challenges and goals, and tailor his session to complement and align with those goals.

“Richard is without doubt one of the best presenters, thought leaders and story-tellers I have experienced in my 30+ years sales career – and that includes attending ‘Unleash the Power Within’ with Tony Robbins for 4 days. Richard helped me more in a 45min event!”

Paul Glynn, Account Manager UK and EU

Richard Newman’s story

  • Richard lives and breathes his practices, and has done for his entire life. In doing so he has shared his practices with hundreds of thousands of delegates all over the world.
  • His story started at just 18, when he rejected university offers and went to live in a Tibetan Monastery, teaching English to monks. Body language and voice skills suddenly became absolutely essential to Richard’s work, as the monks spoke no English when he arrived.
  • When he returned to the UK, Richard continued to study advanced communication skills while working as a professional actor on stage and screen. Combining his passion for communication with his love of storytelling, Richard founded UK Body Talk in 2000.
  • From Las Vegas to London, Barcelona to Bangkok, he has been inspiring audiences around the world with lively and interactive events that have received standing ovations from many Fortune 500 companies.


You were born to speak

In December 2018 Richard launched his best-selling book ‘You Were Born To Speak’. Covering everything he has learned in his 23-year journey, while building a multi-million-pound communication training company.


See first hand what others had to say about Richard’s masterclasses

Senior Vice President
“The technique Richard and his team teaches are world class. He has electrified our team and boosted our results”
“This was the best training I have attended in 10 years at KPMG. Everyone in our company should do this”
Senior Trainer
“The best training I have experienced in 16 years as a professional trainer. Truly an outstanding event. Thankyou so much.”


Master the art of communication

Develop your training and development requirements with one of our friendly advisors today. We’ll be delighted to discuss your needs and deliver a programme bespoke to you.

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    Richard specialises in communication – focusing on Presentations, Pitches and Storytelling. His training is scientifically proven to increase your ratings for leadership qualities and personal influence. We were proud to work with the University College London to create one of the largest studies on the influence that has ever been conducted. This involves 2,000 people aged 18-65 from Europe, America, and India to determine the most effective way to communicate in business. The results were published in the Journal of Psychology so you can be assured that you will gain measurable results from our events.

    Richard has an electric personality and a real passion for sharing his knowledge with others. There will be no yawn breaks and numb bottoms; his sessions are incredibly interactive and highly engaging.

    Yes. Richard tailors his conferences to cover and resonate with the challenges and opportunities facing your audience.

    Everything learned during your session can be applied to real-life experiences immediately after the session. Usually, attendees find the tools shared impact both there personal and professional outlooks.

    Yes! Richard has spoken at events in 46 countries across the world and counting.

    Due to the bespoke nature of Richards conferences, his time will be priced on an individual basis taking into consideration the focus, amount of attendees, and location. No talk is too small or too large. He only believes in providing dynamic presentations that get attendees the results they deserve.

    After speaking with our team, we can share videos from past events so that you can see a relevant video of Richard speaking at an event. You can also see Richard’s communication style on our resources page, hosting our podcast.