Why it makes sense to invest in creativity and innovation

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I help corporations, government agencies, startups and rapidly growing companies reduce the cost of failed ideas and increase the number and value of innovations they successfully deliver, through my consulting projects, keynote speeches and workshops.

Everyone agrees that innovation and creativity are important in business.

Then why is it that so many companies are failing to achieve their innovation ambitions?

And why are so many employees convinced that they are not creative enough to solve problems?

Take a look at the shocking statistics about how most companies are failing to innovate:


of Innovations fail to make return on investment

only 41%

of employees believe they are creative

only 21%

of company leaders say they have the expertise, resources and commitment to pursue new growth (McKinsey)

#1, #2 skills

Innovation and Creativity skills are listed as 4 of the top 5 most important skills of growing demand and importance for the future (World Economic Forum)

Since 2005, I have worked with multinationals, governments, startups, fast-growing scale-ups and individuals around the world, including:

Deloitte | Google | Klarna | British Petroleum | Barclays Bank | TED | The NHS | Royal Mail | Sanofi | British Olympic Association | Shell Oil | National Broadband Network | University of Utrecht | Parcelforce | Lloyds Bank | Cannes Festival of Creativity | ANZ Bank | BPG | New South Wales Government | Yoox Net-a-Porter | Zeppelin| UWCSEA | Moorhouse | HAVAS | Ketchum | University of Technology Sydney | Evergrad | Funzig

Working with me, teams around the world improve their creativity and innovation capabilities.

Check out the following services I can offer your company, or check out what my clients say about me.


using my exclusive 3 dimensions of innovation framework, Transform your company's innovation capabilities and success rates for executing new ideas


Keynote speeches, Virtual Team events or Inspirational insights to unlock the passion and performance in your people

Program Delivery

Delivering the most complex projects, from traditional waterfall to Agile, Innovation and Digitisation

Sprints & Workshops

Want to see performance improvement in under 2 Days (Workshop) or 2 weeks (Sprints)?

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