Book – A Wizard of Earthsea – Ursula LeGuinn
Singer / Band – Jeff Buckley
Place – Yarra Valley
Food – Thai Duck Curry
Drink – Icy cold soda water
Movie – Death at a Funeral
Animal – Wolf
Superhero – Dr Strange
Simon Oats is a critically acclaimed storyteller, presenter and teacher. Drawing on a background of 20 years of captivating crowds and teaching creativity, performance, writing and the art of storytelling, he helps leaders and organisations to grow culture and super-charge their communications through neurologically targeted stories.
Simon brings together cutting-edge research from neuroscience and psychology with years of direct experience as a live storyteller and presenter to deliver an approach to communication that is strategic, practical and evidence-based.
Simon is highly regarded for his work in team-training and facilitation and also for 1 to 1 presentation coaching. He is the author of Storytelling for Intercultural Connections – a handbook for Australian Schools.
Simon’s clients include: City West Water, Yarra Valley Water, Westpac Bicentennial Foundation, beyondblue, Each community health, IAG, Fred Hollows Foundation and Oxfam