Why hire Campbell Macpherson

Unlock the secrets of successful change for your people.
Energise them to embrace change.

Why hire Campbell Macpherson

Unlock the secrets of successful change for your people.
Energise them to embrace change.

It is rare to find a renowned change expert who is both entertaining and motivational. Campbell’s insight, anecdotes and high-energy delivery will keep your delegates on the edge of their seats and motivated to change.

“Unique ability to blend humor with deep insights into strategy and change leadership.”

Campbell Macpherson is an inspirational keynote speaker, international business adviser, change leader, workshop facilitator and author of the 2018 Business Book of the Year, ‘The Change Catalyst’. His second book, ‘The Power to Change’ (how to harness change to make it work for you), has just been published worldwide by Kogan Page (October 2020).

He has ‘been there and done it’ when it comes to leading and embracing change – enabling organisations to successfully instigate sustainable change for almost thirty years across the UK, Europe, US, Australia, Asia and the Middle East – as a board member, Strategy Director, HR Director, Marketing Director, eBusiness Head, internal change leader and NED.

Through his consultancy, Change & Strategy International, he is the trusted adviser of CEOs and leadership teams worldwide, enabling leaders to clarify their strategy, create cultures that are ready to embrace change and accomplish one of the most difficult tasks of all – the leadership of successful and sustainable change.

Change :: Leadership :: Culture :: Strategy

Campbell believes passionately in the power of clarity and the power of purpose to align people to deliver. What drives him is a burning desire to make a positive difference to the way that organisations work – and the impact they have on their customers, employees and shareholders.

He is an adjunct faculty member of Henley Business School and runs ‘Leading Change’ and ‘Embracing Change’ workshops for organisations worldwide – to equip leaders with the ability to lead change and employees with the ability to embrace change. Click here for more details.

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SPEECH TOPICS & TITLES

Subjects that Campbell can explore with your audience include:

  • Resilience and The Power to Change

  • Business success post Covid-19

  • The Secrets to Successful and Sustainable Change

  • Mission Impossible: leading change in successful organisations

  • The secrets of successful Organisation Design

  • Embracing change: the secret to success at work and in life

  • The secrets to elusive M&A success

  • Change is inevitable: successful change isn’t

  • SME Rampup: Creating a $50m forecourt business

  • 5 key truths about change

  • Leadership in an age of purpose

  • 21st Century leadership

  • Leadership in an age of uncertainty

  • Building a change-ready business culture

  • What does a great strategy look like?

  • Culture change: Teaching people to walk in the rain

  • All in the family: The challenge of family businesses

  • Responsible Capitalism: An oxymoron or a new dawn?

EXPERIENCE

As an executive

  • Senior Adviser, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

  • Strategy Director, Zurich Global Life Emerging Markets & Zurich International Life

  • Board Director & HR Director, Sesame (UK’s largest IFA Network)

  • Marketing Director, Virgin Wines, Smartlogik and Brightstation

  • Head of eBusiness, AMP Group (Pearl, Henderson Investors, NPI, London Life, Cogent, Virgin Direct)

  • Senior Manager, Change, Andersen Consulting

  • Founder, InterMark Multimedia

  • Sales, NCR & Ultimate Computers

As an advisor

Campbell has also advised dozens of other companies on strategic and organisational change including Tag Media, Endsleigh Insurance, A Plan, The College of Policing, Henley Business School, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Invesco, iPipeline, IFDS (State Street & DST), Robert Half, James Hay, St James Place, International Personal Finance, Friends Life, Aviva, Gocompare, Cofunds, Sesame, Misys, Openwork, Centaur Media, Capital Radio, BBC, Telewest.

Campbell founded one of Australia’s first multimedia marketing companies. He was a NED of BP Northbound, a family-owned business that grew to be BP’s largest independent Queensland forecourt.

He also flew jets (poorly) in the RAAF.

He has a Physics degree from Melbourne University.

Campbell lives in Oxfordshire, UK, and is married with two adult children. He divides his time between the UK, Australia and wherever his clients need him to be.

WHAT’S NEW

Give your people The Power to Change

The last 12 months and the continuing pandemic has proven that the ability to embrace and accept change is the key life skill. It has taught us so many things about our ability to cope with and embrace change. We have learned that we can change – if we have a strong emotional reason for dosing so. We have learned that everyone copes with change differently. We have been reminded that every business is a people business and that mental health really matters.

But most all of all, we have learned that the power to change lies within every single one of us.

WHAT’S NEW

Ensure your organisation is ready for success once the Covid-19 lockdown is lifted.

Returning to the status quo is not an option: it does not exist. Some of your competitors will not capable of getting airborne again post Covid-19. Others will only just get off the ground. This paper will ensure your business is able to soar.

Watch the video and download the ‘Preparing for take-off’ white paper.

Preparing for take-off

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Author of
THE CHANGE CATALYST

2018 Business Book of the Year
2018 Leadership Book of the Year

Author of
THE POWER TO CHANGE 

How to harness change and make it work for you. Out Oct 2020

Author of
THE CHANGE CATALYST

2018 Business Book of the Year
2018 Leadership Book of the Year

Author of
THE POWER TO CHANGE 

How to harness change and make it work for you. Out Oct 2020