Nigel Smith – ★ People Catalyst - equipping people & teams to Innovate, Relate, Sell & Lead better ★ Facilitator, Speaker & Consultant
Nigel Smith – ★ People Catalyst - equipping people & teams to Innovate, Relate, Sell & Lead better ★ Facilitator, Speaker & Consultant • Nigel is a vibrant and dynamic international facilitator and speaker with a vast and unique array of expertise and experience in the fields of Innovation, Thinking, Motivation, Leadership, advanced Selling, Negotiation, Coaching, Presentation skills, Strategy, and more. He delivers valuable insights with practical solutions and is gifted to make business simultaneously serious and fun! • After graduating from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, with a double major in Sports Science & Psychology, Nigel began his career in the Healthcare industry with Pfizer Laboratories. After a fantastic track record in both the Sales & Training arenas, his career with Pfizer culminated in him holding the position of Head of Sales Training & Development for Pfizer South & Central Africa. Nigel then took the opportunity to found his own company, Performance Catalyst Corporation, in 2003, and also officially embarked on his Professional Speaking & Facilitation career. • Nigel was also an associate of Deloitte Human Capital, SA, for a few years where he won Associate of the year in 2006 within the Human Capital business. He was also certified on all the HCC program offerings within Deloitte. • Through his association with BRG (Business results Group) Nigel has been personally trained by the world’s leading authority on Lateral Thinking and Innovation – Dr. Edward de Bono, and has obtained international Master level certification on Dr. de Bono’s programs. He brings this unique expertise into all his work. • Nigel is also a guest lecturer at GIBS (Gordon Institute of Business Science – Pretoria University's Business School), and Henley Business Schools. His clients are as diverse as commerce and industry itself, and he has been privileged to work across the spectrum, and across very diverse cultures and countries in more than 12 countries. • As an avid sports and adventure enthusiast, together with his Sports Science, Psychology and Thinking skills knowledge, he provides excellent thought provoking insights and an incredible understanding of the concepts of what it takes to Create Cultures of Innovative Thinking, Motivation, Success and Leadership within business, teams and the individual! • In addition to the above mentioned certifications, and others which he has obtained, Nigel is also currently in the process of obtaining accreditation in Relational Analytics, Thinking & Management with Dr. Michael Schluter. UK.