Carole Spiers – International Stress Management Consultant
Author of Show Stress Who’s Boss! and Tolley’s Managing Stress in the Workplace published by Lexis Nexis, Carole is an acknowledged authority on Corporate Stress Management and is a BBC Guest-Broadcaster.
Her focus is on developing a healthy workplace culture through the successful management of stress and organisational change – all of which is underpinned by a philosophy that has been reinforced by her professional experience as an Expert Witness before the UK Courts.
Carole’s credibility is rooted in twenty years’ success as CEO of the Carole Spiers Group, an International Stress Management and Employee Wellbeing consultancy working with equal success with leading corporations in the contrasting cultures of the UK and the Gulf by bringing proven benefits to clients such as House of Fraser in London to Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company in the UAE.
Stress Management Expert and Consulted by all Media
As an acclaimed weekly columnist for the prestigious Gulf News, the Emirates' leading daily newspaper, writing on topical issues facing Middle East management, she is regularly called upon by the national press and media for comment.
Motivational Speaker and Awards Host
Carole is a high-energy motivational speaker able to combine inspiration with insight, Her charismatic style and ability to engage emotionally with audiences has made her a sought-after keynote speaker and her inspirational style and range of high-impact presentations are equally suitable as a curtain-raiser, closing speech or major keynote. With her vibrant personality and unique flair for establishing rapport with any audience, Carole handles sensitive issues with empathy and understanding born out of experience, encouraging that crucial two-way dialogue that brings about a positive change in people’s lives.
Acclaimed Also Within the Profession
In the UK, Carole launched National Stress Awareness day on behalf of the International Stress Management Association of which she was past Chair. She is also Past President of the London Chapter of the Professional Speaking Association.
Carole has repeatedly visited battle-zones to train humanitarian aid workers in crisis intervention and post trauma stress as well as to counsel refugees. She was also a Samaritan for over 20 years on its vital telephone listening service. For the past five years, Carole has motivated and inspired local entrepreneurs on South African townships and provided marketing expertise for whose wishing to develop their businesses in communities of the Western Cape.