Alan Barker is Managing Director of Kairos Training Limited, a training consultancy specialising in communication skills and creativity. He is the author of 16 books, including Improve Your Communication Skills, How to Manage Meetings and How to Solve Almost Any Problem.
Alan read English at the University of Cambridge and spent 15 years as a professional actor before becoming a consultant and author. His extensive experience in theatre and radio gave him unique insights into the skills of effective communication, influencing and persuasion. Kairos Training has made those insights available to individuals and organisations around the world since 2006.
Alan’s clients include commercial organisations, public sector bodies and not-for-profit enterprises. Find out more from the Kairos website.
Alan is a member of the UK Speechwriters’ Guild and the European Speechwriter Network.
His blog, Distributed Intelligence, features articles on issues of interest, skills tips and book reviews, as well as videos of Alan running training sessions.