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Peter Thompson

Peter Thompson is a broadcaster, educator and author and currently hosts the program ‘Talking Heads’ on ‘ABC TV’, examining and exploring the lives of well-known and notable Australians. Previously, he presented programs on ‘Radio National’,...

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Peter Thompson Travels from NSW
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Peter Thompson's Biography

Peter Thompson is a broadcaster, educator and author and currently hosts the program ‘Talking Heads’ on ‘ABC TV’, examining and exploring the lives of well-known and notable Australians. Previously, he presented programs on ‘Radio National’, including ‘Breakfast’ for eight years and the renowned current affairs program ‘AM’ for six years.
Peter Thompson is a Fellow and Professor of the Australian and New Zealand School of Government, teaching executive programs in communication and public policy. He is also an adjunct Professor at Macquarie University's Department of International Communication. Peter Thompson is Director of the ‘Centre for Leadership’ which is a leading provider of communication advice to public and private sector organisations.
Peter Thompson is the author of several acclaimed books, including ‘Persuading Aristotle: The Timeless Art of Communication in business, negotiation and the media’ and ‘The Secrets of the Great Communicators’. Peter Thompson has an extensive academic background, holding a Master of Public Administration from Harvard, an MBA from the prestigious Australian Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts from the Australian National University.
His front–line roles for 20 years in radio and television have made him a highly recognisable and welcome guest at conferences at events where audiences are keen to share their experiences in listening and watching his programmes. Peter is often called on to speak on topics such as leadership, the art of persuasion and communication, following the success of his books Persuading Aristotle, and The Secrets of the Great Communicators.
Now, in line with the Centre for Leadership's broadening range of expertise and interests, Peter has been addressing audiences on topics such as behavioural change, social cohesion, global warming, social marketing, and ethics and the media. Peter Thompson is a highly experienced speaker and an authority on leadership. He has hosted events and presented for some of the world’s largest organisations. His warm, dynamic and interactive style engages all types of audiences.

Speaking Topics Include

Your Power to Persuade - The Five Secrets of Business Presentations
The Astute Negotiator
Handling the Media To Get Your Message Across
The Corporate Hypothetical - Seeing the Big Picture