Speakers Profile - Andrew Klein

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A former litigation lawyer, Andrew has been a Professional MC and Presentation Skills Speaker / Trainer for the past 17 years.

Using a mix of professionalism, light humour, audience interaction and lots of prior research, he has MC'd, facilitated, trained and team-built at countless events, conferences, awards dinners and roadshows for a wide variety of companies, associations and organisations.

His previous client include Ernst & Young, MLC, NSW Health, IBM, Allianz, Financial Planning Assoc, Westpac, EMC, Suncorp, Aged Care Association Australia, Bayer Healthcare, AGL, Telstra, Hotondo Homes, Minter Ellison, Dymocks, Wella and BT to name a few.

Over the time, he has become one of the most respected and sought after Professional MC's in Australia and have worked extensively in the Asia-Pacific region.

Andrew's aim is to make your event memorable by injecting energy and humour, whilst maintaining the professionalism and respect for the organisation and people.

The comments below attest to the impact that his involvement can have in making the conference different to previous conferences, ensuring a memorable time is had by all.

He does extensive research for each event so that he is familiar with the industry, people, products, sponsors, jargon etc. During the sessions, Andrew sees his role as to keep them on track, on time, on theme, do all house-keeping, including sponsor acknowledgements as well as injecting energy and fun. Bottom line, people learn more when they are engaged in the conference messages and having fun.

Kicking the sessions off with on a high note, introducing speakers in a more personal manner, interviewing sponsors, adding humour and zest to the sessions (Plenary or Concurrent), facilitating panels, running Q & A sessions, hosting dinners.....all of these elements can be run seamlessly and really ensure this component of your conference.