Richard Lawton


richardSenior Leadership Facilitator and Conflict Resolution Specialist
As a coach and consultant, Richard has worked with all levels of legal professionals, executive level managers, C.E.O.’s and board directors. Past clients include: Vic & NSW Bar Associations, Lander & Rogers Lawyers, Herbert Geer Commercial Law, NSW Crown Solicitors Dept, VCAT, Esso Exxon Mobil, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Telstra, Australia Post, Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Scott Winton Insurance, Workplace Training & Advisory Australia, Sugar Australia, Bouverie Centre

As a theatre director and performing arts lecturer, Richard worked with the Sydney Theatre Company, N.I.D.A., Sydney and Monash Universities (at Monash he won the Vice Chancellor’s award for excellence in teaching). That career gave him the skill of reading people deeply and helping bring out their best.. The core of his work has always been to help people become magnificent at what they do. He is a specialist in body language and voice work, which has assisted him in devising the “stand and deliver” method, a way of fast tracking clients in uncovering and re-arranging belief systems.

Richard is an accredited executive leadership coach and Myers-Briggs-Type-Indicator trainer and facilitator. Richard’s presentation skills seminars include Stepping Up to The Podium, As She Speaks, and Talking Brief Seminars. He has also delivered training on Emotional Intelligence and he taught Voice at Post-graduate level at Monash University. He runs three community choirs and has worked with many prominent business leaders, lawyers and presenters as a voice coach.

Through his coaching programs, Richard focuses on achieving preferred futures within an agreed time frame, helping clients uncover ideal choices and strategies, and supporting management of the process to a successful outcome.

Richard speaking on Creative Thinking at the Asia Pacific Professional Services Marketing Association Conference