Robert Holden

Dr Robert Holden travels the world coaching leaders in the field of business, education, healthcare and sport. Considered the 'expert on happiness' Dr Robert's Happiness project has been featured in documentaries and cited in studies around the world. 

Dr Robert Holden travels the world coaching leaders in the field of business, education, healthcare and sport. His services are retained by some of the world's leading entrepreneurs and organizations. He is the Director of the Happiness project which has been featured in documentaries across the US, UK and numerous countries across the world.

Robert is a pioneer in the field of positive psychology and personal wellbeing. He is the Director/Founder of The Happiness Project – a unique project featured in the highly successful BBC TV QED documentary called “How to be Happy” - now shown in 16 countries to over 30 million television viewers. Robert holds a Ph.D. in the Psychology of Happiness.

Your programme for building high performance teams has been a revelation: timely, relevant and forward thinking. Thank you

Robert's innovative work with leading businesses on Success Intelligence has won him international acclaim. He has designed and delivered major training seminars to thousands of professionals over the years. His chief clients include BBC, British Telecom , The Body Shop, BAE Systems, The FA, Sony Corporation and Marriott Hotels. He has also personally coached the Directors of many Fortune 500 companies.

Robert's work has been the subject of hundreds of radio, television and press features. He has appeared on BBC Newsnight, been interviewed by Michael Parkinson for radio, and his work has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show.  He has been a spokesperson for many national campaigns on communication, health and well-being.

Dr Robert Holden caused a stir with his humour, authenticity, wisdom and ability to talk about Happiness & Success with Oprah Winfrey on a rare live broadcast of her show. As a result, sales of Dr Holden's book ‘Happiness Now!' reached number 4 in the Amazon list of bestsellers which illustrates the huge positive reaction to his appearance and has seen his profile rise enormously.

His in-depth knowledge on the psychology of happiness puts Robert in the unique position of being able to angle this to keynote talks on corporate vision, leadership, motivation, and change management. He is also the ideal choice for companies wishing to harness the creativity and innovation of their workforce. 

For further information or to book Robert Holden, please call us at Speakers Corner on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email

What people said about Robert Holden

Thank you for your contribution to this year’s conference. As you can see, the feedback for your talk is outstanding.
Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development
Your work with us has been a complete tonic - the buzz you have created is terrific. We are uplifted and full of hope for the future.
The Body Shop
Brilliant presentation, very engaging, captivated the audiencecs attention
Unilever Best Foods UK Ltd
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