Michael Dodd – The Inspirational Communications Bloke

Michael Dodd is an international speaker and communications coach who helps people get their message across – face-to-face and through the media. chinaHe’s been awarded the “New Speaker of the Year” title from the Academy for Chief Executives.

Michael served two terms as President of the Professional Speaking Association – London Region – and is one of the association’s fellows. He’s had speaking engagements on six continents. Antactica has so far eluded him.

Michael does media and presentation coaching with business people, professionals, diplomats and other officials in UK Trade and Investment in UK Trade and Investment in British embassies, consulates and high commissions around the world.

He helps frontline United Nations staff prepare to face tough media questioning in the world’s trouble spots. Michael has been on speaking missions for the UN High Commission for Refugees; the UN children’s agency, UNICEF, and the UN Educational, Scientific and Culture Organisation, UNESCO.

He works with civil servants from the Cabinet Office, all British government departments and a multitude of official agencies. Michael empowers clients to give great answers to tough questions asked by journalists, clients, prospects and others.

Helping Answer Tough Questions

giraffeHe draws upon his experience as a political and business reporter and foreign correspondent to ask “blowtorch-on-the-belly” questions – and to show clients what’s needed to answer them with aplomb.

Michael’s best known amongst international audiences for his comments in interviews on the BBC, Sky and other networks.

He’s been Berlin and London Correspondent for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and has filed reports from across Europe and the United States.  

Interviewing Revolutionaries

Michael covered Eastern Europe before, during and after the 1989 anti-communist revolutions on a freelance for the BBC World Service, Radio New Zealand, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Melbourne Age and The Canberra Times. This included interviewing the Solidarity Leader, Lech Walesa, in Gdansk during the Cold War and the Czech revolutionary leader Vaclav Havel in Prague during the Velvet Revolution. Michael has worked as a political correspondent in the Australian capital, Canberra, for national and international current affairs programs.

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Michael Dodd

Talking to the Camera