Katie Ledger

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Katie Ledger

Katie is a former TV news presenter for Five News, ITN and the BBC. Drawing on her experience in the media and corporate life, she provides services in performance and presentation coaching, facilitating conferences and workshops and speaking that have a high impact on audiences.

She has delivered extensive coaching and conference facilitation work in companies such as Microsoft, Xerox, Gazprom, Continental Tyres, Dixons Group, ACI Worldwide and The Police Federation. She is therefore well-equipped to help people to get to the heart of the matter and communicate clearly in high-pressure situations. Katie enables people to feel at ease, be true to themselves and yet be able to share their messages in a memorable way.

Katie has created a portfolio career in the last few years as she believes there are no more jobs for life. She has co-written a book "And what do you do? 10 steps to creating a Portfolio Career" with Barrie Hopson. Check out their blog.

Facilitation

Katie interviewing Ursula Burns

Katie Ledger interviewing Ursula Burns

Photos of Katie Ledger interviewing Ursula Burns CEO of XEROX Worldwide. Photos courtesy of Michael Riebesehl www.redseatphoto.com

Client testimonials

“Katie’s coaching and direction enabled SMSP UK to deliver a great event for 1,000 UK Microsoft Partners. Her early engagement enabled her to play a pivotal role in structuring the event, including interviewing, and coaching internal and external presenters. Katie’s professional on stage delivery, and her strong partnership with the production team ensured a seamless and valued event demonstrated by attendees’ above average evaluation feedback. It was a pleasure working with Katie and her engagement delivered enhanced results”
Barry Ridgway, General Manager, SMSP, Microsoft Ltd.

“This is the 4th time we have invited Katie to facilitate one of our global events. She works hard ahead of the event to ensure she understands the nature and issues of the business, and so keep the intelligent conversation going with the presenters. On the day, she was engaging, kept to timings very well, and always acted as the voice of the audience; not afraid to ask the silly but obvious questions. Katie’s easy-going personality, sense of humour and professionalism made it very easy to work with her.”
Simon Garcia
, Head of Global Comms, Gazprom M &T Ltd

Having worked with Katie for several years now on large event projects at Xerox, she continues to add huge value to Xerox and our clients in delivering highly regarded events to multi-national audiences.
I particularly like Katie’s ability to challenge our thinking and the status quo and work with us to deliver ever better projects. Katie manages to always bring a sense of fun mixed with a line of serious questioning in her on-stage and interviewing techniques.
Roger Chitty – Xerox

Portfolio Careers

Read And what do you do? by Barrie Hopson and Katie Ledger

Would you like to find work that uses all your skills and passions? That can help you experience a great work/life blend? And that is flexible enough so you can thrive in difficult economic times?
If your answer is yes, we encourage you to consider a portfolio career essentially doing two or more jobs for different employers.
It begins by reframing work around YOU and playing to your greatest strengths. Part-time, full-time, working for yourself and/or for an organisation, the choice is yours. In the UK, at least a million people are already experiencing the benefits of a portfolio career. In 10 practical steps, this book encourages you to explore another way to find health, happiness and fulfilment in your work.
Welcome to your brilliant new portfolio career...


Katie Talks about Portfolio Careers at TedxPortsmouth