Frances Edmonds is a truly international expert in the business of communication. A gifted entrepreneur who helped create and run a successful building business which she sold in 2004. In addition, Frances was voted Britain’s most amusing and entertaining after-dinner speaker in a survey by The Times. Frances is a gifted communicator who uses her extensive international experience and creative skills to understand, entertain and inspire her audience.
Frances Edmonds is a truly international expert in the business of communication. A presenter, gifted entrepreneur and best-selling author she is an acknowledged practitioner in cross-cultural communication. In addition, Frances was voted Britain’s most amusing and entertaining after-dinner speaker in a survey by The Times. Frances is a gifted communicator who uses her extensive international experience and creative skills to understand, entertain and inspire her audience.
A modern-languages Cambridge graduate, Frances joined the Commission of the European Union in Brussels as an interpreter, where she was responsible for breaking down barriers between the heads of state and ensuring the smooth communication of the most senior figures from every country at their World Economic Summits.
The pressure of time, high level content and VIPs, only encouraged Frances to perform to the best of her abilities and created the momentum she needed to be her best – a lesson she imparts to businesses who feel they flounder under pressure.
Her broadcasting career was a natural progression and drew on the skill she demonstrated in thriving under the pressure of a ‘live’ event.
As a Fellow of the Distinguished Careers Institute, Stanford University, her reserearch focussed on the social, health and financial issues surrounding longevity. She is also a founder member, fellow and award-winning speaker of the UK's Professional Speakers Assocation.
She has published many non-fiction titles including Samson and Delilah; Star of Heaven, and a handful of self-help and motivational books, including Winning the Game of Life. These works have won Frances great respect and high-acclaim.
Frances was elected as an Honorary Fellow of the British Association of Women Entrepreneurs, as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Founder Member and Fellow of the Professional Speakers Association.
She is also passionate about jazz and one of her ventures is jazzbizz, a jazz band devoted to delivering emotive business messages.
Internationally acclaimed, inspirational and engaging, Frances is both a great business keynote and astute presenter.
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What people said about Frances Edmonds
- "She started off strongly with some well received jokes and remarks about members of the audience and finished on a similarly high note."
- Perspective Publishing Ltd/Corporate Insurance & Risk/Charity Times