Vince Stevenson (The Fear Doctor)


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Vince Stevenson (The Fear Doctor) - Speaker - Trainer - Author 

Vince is a well known speaker/trainer and has won a number of awards for leadership, education and development. He is a founder of the College of Public Speaking and works as Education Director managing all aspects of course delivery and content. He is also one of the UK's leading speech coaches and has worked with leaders across the spectrum of politics, industry, finance as well as featuring largely in a humanitarian role.

Vince is an avid learner and in recent years has accomplished a number of certificates in Learning and Communication Science with the University of California, San Diego, the University of Amsterdam, and Instructional Design with the Institute of Adult Learning, Singapore.

Vince is a qualified teacher/trainer and over the last fifteen years his enthusiastic membership of several voluntary organisations has helped to raise the awareness and standards of effective communication. He is the trusted adviser behind the College's outstanding 'pro bono' service to the Third Sector. 

In recent years Vince has delivered sessions for the Civil Service in Mauritius, various programs at Insead International Business School near Paris and at the Asia Foundation and Save the Children in Bangladesh. He has assisted the development of the TEDx Storytelling project in Bucharest and Sibiu. He has also been guest speaker at LSE, UCL, KCL and SOAS as well as the University of Malta. He is a regular contributor at St Mungo‚Äôs Recovery College, Changing Faces and Medecins Sans Frontieres. In recent years he has been guest key note speaker at the Chartered Institute of Management Accounts Executive Academy, key note speaker at Royal Bank of Scotland, London, key note speaker at the Women's Fabian Society at the House of Commons, London and the Zajel Peace Project, Nablus, Palestine. He's also  been a judge at the world final of the English Speaking Union's junior competition. He has recently committed his efforts to a team of academics from Canterbury University reviewing the use and misuse of rhetoric in modern politics.

Vince is also a specialist in vocal development techniques and runs regular workshops. He loves helping people overcome their fear of public speaking and is facilitator for the College of Public Speaking's ground breaking Fear of Public Speaking Retreat. He also coaches groups and individuals in achieving excellent interview results.

If you need help with technical presentations or the role out of a communications strategy across your organisation, why not give Vince a call on 07731-876304 or email him at

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