Lisa Åkesson

Associate Partner
Executive Presentation, Voice & Impact

Lisa is a Personal Impact, Presentation Skills and Voice coach with extensive experience helping CEOs, C-Suite and Global Leadership from a wide range of sectors to communicate with confidence, credibility and presence.

With a career spanning more than 20 years, Lisa’s experience ranges from working with actors to public speakers, politicians and executives across the public and private sectors. Her clients have included Cisco, Amazon, EY, Barclays, JP Morgan, Shell, Bloomberg TV, Metropolitan Police, the Ministry of Defence, Harry Winston Watches and Space NK Apothecary.

Originally from a theatre-based background, Lisa is now CEO of an independent communication skills consultancy and achieved her Postgraduate Diploma in Voice Studies at the renowned Royal Central School of Speech & Drama (RCSSD). She has had training posts at other leading institutions including the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA in Business) and the Webber Douglas Academy. Alongside her voice credentials, she is a Master Practitioner of NLP.

Having co-launched the Executive Presence for Women curriculum at RADA in Business, Lisa has appeared as an expert guest on BBC Radio 4’s Women’s Hour to discuss effective use of voice for women in Leadership positions.