Pete Cohen

After Dinner & Event Speaker (in association with SpeakOut)

As one of the World's leading keynote speakers, Pete Cohen is an accomplished, professional business coach, public speaker, TV presenter, author and consultant who has helped, large companies, SME's, individuals and executives to achieve their very best.


             "To inspire people to accomplish far more than they ever thought possible..."

This is Pete's passion and mission "to inspire people to accomplish far more than they ever thought possible." He firmly believes that when people are inspired, they are much more likely to give and be more. Pete is a leading inspirational speaker and coach, specialising in leadership, maximising human potential and performance.

He has been dedicated to supporting organisations and the people within them to take the lead, use their personal initiative, be more resilient and self-confident. As a coach, he knows exactly what holds people back. Pete explains, "What holds people back is the interference in their minds and self-limiting beliefs."

Pete offers quick, powerful interventions that can easily be applied and make a significant difference immediately. Pete says "It's always a pleasure to come into an organisation and share my experiences, learned from keynote presentations and coaching with top companies throughout the world.

When it comes to keynote speaking, the mistake most people make is trying to go biggest and best when it comes to speakers. It is not about being the brightest, funniest, sexiest or smartest, the crucial element is the ability to connect with the audience and this is an art form.

After all, keynote speaking is about more than simply conveying a message-anyone can do that. It's about leaving a lasting impression, which will ensure the message is more than simply conveyed, it will guarantee it is remembered and acted upon. Pete is renowned as the most inspirational speaker available and has a real and positive message to deliver. He works with leading global brands delivering fantastic keynote presentations, workshops and seminars.

He is the perfect choice for any audiences in all industries because his work focuses on what makes us all human. He is a recognised authority on personal and professional development, leadership development, motivation and health and well-being. Pete will work with you to craft a program that works perfectly for your event agenda.

Pete coaches business leaders, executives, corporate teams and sporting stars to achieve their best. He excels at getting the audiences to think outside the box, believe in themselves and get motivated to take positive actions.

He is the author of 19 published books, several of which have been best-sellers across the world in multiple languages, including Shut the Duck Up, Habit Busting, Fear Busting, Life DIY and Sort Your Life Out and his most recent publication, Inspirators - Leading The Way In Leadership.

This book focuses on many of the leaders in business, Pete has coached, mentored and worked with. These included, Alistair McAuley - Managing Director, AksoNobel, Delphine Rive - Managing Director, Accenture UK, Glyn House - Managing Director, Caffè Nero, Neal Stephens - Managing Director, Willmott Dixon South.

Pete had his own show on TV called The Coach and was the resident Life Coach on ITV's GMTV for 12 years. Pete has coached numerous world-class sporting stars and teams reach their peak performance, including Sally Gunnell, Ellen MacArthur, Roger Black, the Kent Cricket Team and the Arsenal Football team. Pete also undertook a one on one programme with World Snooker Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan helping him to win his second World title in 2004.

To book Pete Cohen, contact Emkay Entertainments Agency via Alternatively, speak to a booking agent directly on 01506 855 555.


"Pete Cohen joined us for an international conference with participants from more than 40 countries. Aim of the conference was to implement our new company vision to all our partners. Pete is an outstanding motivator and brilliant coach who made our conference a remarkable event. Furthermore Pete Cohen assisted actively in transporting change management and critical issues thus transforming old structures into new ways of thinking and is committing to new corporate strategies. We received all positive and enthusiastic feedback from all conference delegates. Pete's enthusiasm has been a significant contribution to create a team spirit which surely will increase our performance and potential. We thank Pete for his excellent job and for his friendly and warm attitude that made our conference a great success."
Michael Schummert CEO, Babor

"On behalf of The Dell Leadership Team we wanted to express a massive thank you for delivering such a powerful session. It was incredible and the feedback was exceptional. We had no choice but to give you an extra 20 minutes as everyone was hanging on every word you said. Your message was totally on point and you delivered an outstanding keynote presentation."
The Leadership Team Dell Global Sales Learning & Development

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