Gavin Presman is a best-selling author, a Master Practitioner of NLP, a Master Trainer and EMEA Partner for Lumina Learning, and a Graduate and Former Coach on Landmark Education’s Curriculum for Living. He is also Chair of Governors at Eden Primary, a free school in London he helped to found. He has a law degree from Liverpool University, and is a recent graduate of the One Thought Professional Institute.
As a co-founder of Inspiring Insight, and a Street Wizard for the Street Wisdom Programme, he enjoys pioneering innovative learning environments. He is also involved alongside the Innate Health Centre in schools, helping bring productive states of mind to young people through the i-heart programme.
As a European Lead Trainer for Microsoft he was celebrated in their excellence awards in 2013 as their highest rated global trainer. Gavin had a successful sales career, working for brands such as Canon, Capital Radio and Kiss FM and in 2002 he launched his personal and professional training venture, Inspire. Clients now include many of the world’s leading media and technology businesses including Microsoft, JCDecaux, Guardian Media Group, DMGT and Twitter, as well as many creative businesses such as Global Radio, Publicis, Contagious, The How To Academy and Social Chain.
Gavin has also designed tailored influence programmes for global businesses including Global Radio, Microsoft and Sony, and delivers Negotiation and Influence training across the world.
His first book, Negotiation - how to craft agreements that give everyone more, was published by Icon Books in July 2016 and outsold Donald Trumps book on Negotiation for a short time after its launch. His second book, How to sell with complete confidence, will be published by Macmillan in September 2017.
Gavin lives in London with his wife Jools and 3 children, Yasmin, Ziggy and Saffi.