Geoff Knight

Tenor, Storyteller, Entertainer and Keynote Speaker

Geoff Knight was born into adversity. His life journey has taken him from bullied choirboy to notorious bikie to international operatic tenor. It has been one of prevailing through perseverance, passion and practice.

As speaker, Geoff Knight is vastly more than just the story he tells.

His larger-than-life stage presence, authentic and vulnerable delivery, and compelling narrative connects deeply with audiences. The operatic interludes interspersed throughout his keynotes infuse the room with energy and delight.

He is utterly unique.

Despite being a seasoned and magnetic performer, his keynotes are rooted in real, lived experience that is readily apparent.

Weaving a tale of his journey on a road less travelled, audiences discover his early life as a bullied choirboy given little encouragement, to his time with infamous NZ bikie gang Highway 61, to international operatic tenor. The lessons learned are universally applicable and instantly relatable.

Deeply intuitive, empathetic, and self-aware, Geoff has the ability to work with your organisation to achieve your outcomes and can tailor his presentation to the needs of your event.

With clients including Harcourts International, Commonwealth Bank, Goldwell, Fuji-Xerox and more, Geoff’s appeal is clear; he provides an extraordinary story delivered in an outstanding way that leaves audiences provoked, exhilarated and forever changed.

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If failure wasn’t a possibility, what would you do? Geoff Knight quite literally roars onto stage with an inspirational true story packed with hard-won wisdom for both leaders and individuals. As a former member of one of New Zealand’s most notorious bikie gangs, Geoff was faced with a tough choice; continue on his path to jail or the grave, or to recognise and grasp his second chance and take the opportunity to completely change his life’s trajectory.

Now an internationally acclaimed tenor and keynote speaker, Geoff’s sessions are compelling, moving, humorous and packed with valuable insights that will help you recognise those times in your life when you should get out of your own way, lose the doubts, and just say “YES – let’s do it!”.

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