David Griggs

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David Griggs is a successful speaker, speaking coach and business pitch consultant with a difference. He works with leaders, CEOs and other professionals to transform them into persuasive and inspiring speakers.

David’s unique feature is his combined experience in theatre and business. A graduate of the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA), David has taught acting and drama as well as directed many fine productions for the Adelaide Theatre Group. He then went on to manage, grow and successfully sell a family-owned business.

David teaches public speaking skills drawing on the techniques of the professional actor, and helps business people access their ‘inner performer’. He has helped many individuals and organisations to achieve confidence, credibility and a competitive edge through more effective public communication. His technique is not just to help produce confident speakers; it is to allow you the freedom to inspire others.

David is the principal and founder of The Speakers Studio. He is Past President of the National Speakers Association of Australia, and has represented Australia on the board of the International Federation for Professional Speakers. In 2007, David was inducted in to The Australian Speakers Hall of Fame.

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