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Thomas Skipwith

Expert in Rhetoric & Presentation Skills, European Champion of Public Speaking

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Biography

Walk the Talk ‐ in the Field of Public Speaking

Thomas Skipwith specializes in rhetoric and public speaking, is a four time European Champion of Public Speaking, co‐founder of the "Rhetoric Center" at the University of St. Gall HSG and founder of several Toastmasters clubs. 

Both major international corporations as well as small and medium‐sized companies are his regular clients.

He lectures at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH) as well as at the University of Lausanne. In 2013 he was elected the president of the Swiss chapter of the German Speakers Association GSA and accepted into the Club 55 (European community of experts in marketing and sales). 

He walks his talk.
Nowadays Thomas Skipwith is a sought after expert for public speaking and presentation skills Thomas studied at the renowned business University of St. Gall HSG in Switzerland and graduated with an MBA. He was then hired as a business consultant by Accenture and collected seven years of international work experience in the fields of change management and human performance. During this time he saw that those had most success, who could present well. From this experience he decided to establish the DESCUBRIS Institute in Zurich in 2002.

The goal: "To rid the world from boring presentations."

Through his seminars, key note speeches and coachings he makes sure his clients present with confidence and courage. His goal: "To rid the world from boring presentations." As a speaker, trainer and coach he teaches his clients the best techniques out there to perform on stage as well as in the meeting room. His specialty: Speaking live in front of an audience.

Half American half Swiss, Thomas grew up in Switzerland speaking both German and English like his mother tongue. In addition he speaks fluent French for the occasional course in French. His key topics: rhetoric, presentation skills, public speaking, speaking off the cuff. Thomas delivers these key note speeches full of fun and facts: The Power Presentation Principle Impromptu speaking ‐ Speak unprepared without fear! The Do’s and Don’ts of PowerPoint

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