'Connect' with the people who matter Masterclasses | Simon Bucknall

High Impact Masterclasses

"Effective presenting is about inspiring some form of change on the part of the audience." Simon Bucknall

Choose from a range of sessions to suit your team, audience or organisation. Perfect for a Conference Breakout session.

"I just wanted to say thank you for a truly amazing workshop at LBS [London Business School].

During my eight years at different universities, we received several presentations and communication trainings but this was by far the best and most useful one."

PhD student, London Business School - November 2017


"Great experience."

Peter Osterman, Director, Global Hub, GAC, United Arab Emirates


Clients include:

  • FTSE 100 executives
  • engineers
  • doctors
  • lawyers
  • finance executives
  • FMCG
  • Oil & Gas Sector
  • politicians
  • academics
  • MBA students
  • postgraduates
  • entrepreneurs
  • leaders in the not-for-profit sector

"The best course I have ever attended. I definitely recommend it." 

Rashid Salem Al Saedi, Chief Administrative Officer, Ministry of Presidential Affairs, United Arab Emirates


S. Chivas Venture 2018

27 people seeking to change the world - Finalists from hundreds of global social entrepreneur applicants on Accelerator Week, The Chivas Venture, Said Business School, University of Oxford - March 2018


Simon delivered masterclasses and coached several contestants from the Chivas Venture 2016, 2017 and 2018 groups on public speaking skills.

May 24th 2018 he coached the 5 finalists prior to each delivering their pitches to an audience of more than 2,000 in Amsterdam resulting in $1 million awarded between them. First place: Cemal Ezel, Change Please Congratulations to all!

"If there's one man who can make public speaking sound easy, it's Simon Bucknall."

Chivas Venture - March 2017


The Art of Storytelling at The Chivas Venture Accelerator Week for finalists hosted by Said Business School Oxford - March 2018


"In the last 10 years I have never devoted so much time to a course as this one.

This is due to the quality of the presenter, Simon, who was extremely impressive as a speaker and also very personable, genuinely interested in helping participants which made the experience enjoyable." 

Nadeem Masud, Head of Corporate & Investment Banking for Middle East & North Africa, Deutsche Bank


Simon at Hult, London

 Working with students at Hult International Business School London - April 2017


Simon at The Business Storm

Onstage at 'Business Storm', Sofia, Bulgaria - September 2017


The Business Storm team

With the 'Business Storm' team


"Simon, you have this amazing ability to captivate the audience that makes your sessions such a pleasure to attend!

I thoroughly enjoyed the session and picked up some very useful tips to improve my presentation skills; the feedback from my colleagues has been extremely positive as well."

Harijot Chauhan, Director, Human Resources, Atlantic The Palm, Dubai, United Arab Emirates


"The Blavatnik School of Government is dedicated to a world better led, served and governed. These aspirations depend on a deep ability to communicate and connect and we are incredibly fortunate to have Simon guiding us on a range of techniques and skills.

His experience, counsel and passion are all hugely appreciated by decision makers from across 70 different countries."

Oliver Blake, Director and Co-Founder, Blake Evans & Co


"I first worked with Simon to create a personal impact programme that has been so successful that we are now running the event for a sixth time."

Kathryn Stubley, Event Executive, The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)



High Impact Speaking - The Executive's Online System

a comprehensive Online Coaching System for executives and professionals seeking greater impact through the spoken word...

Cima    Capita GE Renewable Energy

 Simon worked one-to-one with our entire team of speakers over several months...Key stakeholders from the audience made a point of commenting on how impressed they were by the value and impact of the presentations. Simon has made a significant and permanent difference to our people's effectiveness as speakers.


Nic Humphries | Senior Partner, HgCapital

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