Matthew Syed – Keynote Speaker

One of the world’s most influential thinkers in the field of high performance and cultural change

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Specialist Subjects

  • Cultural Diversity
  • Growth Mindset
  • High Performance
  • Psychological Safety
  • Teamwork
  • Motivation


  • English


Matthew Syed is one of the world’s most influential thinkers in the field of high performance and cultural change.

Matthew has written seven bestselling books on the subject of mindset and high performance and has worked with many leading organisations to build a mindset of continuous improvement.

Matthew’s book titles include Rebel Ideas, Black Box Thinking, Bounce, The Greatest, and his celebrated children’s books, What do you think?, You Are Awesome and Dare To Be You. He is also a multi-award-winning journalist for The Times and The Sunday Times and presenter of the popular BBC Radio 4 programme, Sideways. Matthew is a regular contributor to television and radio and, in his previous career, was the England table tennis number one for almost a decade.

Matthew’s work explores a thought-provoking approach to high performance in the context of a complex and fast-changing world. By understanding the intimate connection between mindset and high performance, organisations can unlock untapped potential in individuals and teams, driving innovation and agility to secure a future-proofed environment.

Matthew is also the co-founder of Matthew Syed Consulting and Mindset Analytics Ltd. Mindset Analytics Ltd has worked with an impressive portfolio of clients to build growth mindset cultures and drive higher performance in individuals, teams and organisations. Mindset Analytics Ltd’s cutting-edge thought leadership programme and digital learning tools are becoming a catalyst for real and lasting change within business and the public sector.

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