Em Stroud – Keynote Speaker

The Corporate Clown Speaker, Best Selling Author and the Co-founder of the New Global Movement, Laugh, Think and Play

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Specialist Subjects

  • A New, Brave Way of Leading - Laugh, Think and Play
  • Mindset Matters – Shift your mindset and performance to engage more effectively
  • Time for You – Why it matters for business success
  • Conversations Count – Talk and be heard
  • Entertainment
  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion
  • Event Host
  • Mental Health
  • Health & Well-being


  • English


Em Stroud is uniquely positioned between the creative and the business worlds. An Entrepreneur, Performer, Clown, MC, best selling author and a two times TedX speaker, she works with a roster of CEOs of SMEs and global businesses using personal and business improvement techniques, including those mastered from the art of Clowning and Improvisation. Em helps business leaders and their teams to put the fun back into work so they can be more confident, creative, collaborative and ultimately, more successful. She is the author of ‘Lessons from a Clown’ and ‘Lessons from a Clown Playbook’ and hosts the UK top 30 podcast ‘Clowning Around’.

Em explores the relationship between culture within organisations and the human element, how we can collaborate more successfully and shift our own personal choices when it comes to engagement, communication, impact and storytelling. Em comes from having worked with a compelling list of previous teams and leadership groups in companies including Bloomberg, Bayer, Barclaycard and other firms that do not begin with a B such as Airbus, King and Fisher German!

The following can be delivered as keynotes, workshops, team away day sessions or at business retreats. They are all delivered in a highly energising, engaging and interactive style.

Popular Talks by Em Stroud

A New, Brave Way of Leading - Laugh, Think and Play

To lead ourselves and our organisations we need to understand and develop our own growth mindset, and we need to think about how we improve the culture within our business. In this engaging, energy filled talk you will learn how to change the way you lead yourself, your team and your business so you can have more success in ways that might just surprise you.

Mindset Matters – Shift your mindset and performance to engage more effectively

In a competitive market place it is vital that everyone understands how to improve their performance, their attitude and how they connect. In Mindset Matters your people will learn how to shift their mindset, grow personally and focus on delivering brilliant customer experiences. This will energise your team and your conference to think and behave differently.

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