CC19: Richard Stephenson - "Leadership and communication"
Stephenson has ongoing leadership development programs in five countries and is the communication training partner for numerous national Olympic committees.
Richard is a persuasive communication expert at TrueNorth Consulting in Oslo, Norway. Originally from Canada, Richard has 20 years experience as a trainer and consultant in sales, leadership and strategic communication for global heavyweights including Accenture, Microsoft, Sony and Shell.
He began his career as a corporate communications consultant at Polaris Institute. Within four years Richard had worked his way through senior consultant and managing director positions to owner. Richard helped establish Norway’s first rhetoric skills training company, Logografia, becoming managing director and senior partner within three years.
Today, Richard is a founding partner at TrueNorth Consulting, which specialises in sales, leadership and strategic communication performance development. He has ongoing leadership development programs in five countries, is the communication training partner for numerous national Olympic committees, trains and consults for 16 of Norway’s 20 largest companies, and regularly speaks on leadership and communication to MBA students at numerous universities.