Jamie Fitzgerald

World-class adventurer and leadership development consultant

Modern-day pioneer and inspirational Kiwi Jamie Fitzgerald has helped thousands of people around the world bridge the gap between strategy, leadership and a high-performance culture.

Jamie is one of New Zealand’s most sought-after management consultants and keynote speakers and has a unique ability to translate strategic thinking and tactical planning into practical steps. His skills are also regularly in demand internationally.

In 2007 Jamie become the first ever Kiwi to reach the South Pole unsupported on foot with fellow adventurer Kevin Biggar, creating media attention world-wide as they implemented a ‘business-like’ approach to their 52-day expedition.

He also holds the world record for crossing the 5000 km Atlantic Ocean in a tiny rowboat; he captained rowing crews versus Cambridge and Oxford Universities while completing his management degrees.

Jamie has held various management roles in a range of industries, including managing a bank, and is the CEO of Inspiring Performance.

Jamie’s leadership and ‘performance-through people’ approach to his consulting and adventures have helped thousands of people achieve more. One of Jamie’s favourite campaigns (‘The Big Walk’) included thousands of young kiwis having adventurous, learning-based experiences throughout New Zealand. The campaign ended with participants, Ministers and CEOs spending two days helping create a strategy to combat New Zealand’s negative youth statistics.

Jamie’s professional career is based on the same principles as The Big Walk – helping people realise their potential via co-creating an inspiring purpose, effective goal setting and communication.

In 2011, Jamie managed the design and delivery of training to Rugby World Cup 2011 volunteers. This was a programme for 7000+ people tasked with delivering a ‘uniquely New Zealand’ customer experience.

Jamie Fitzgerald talks about:

Jamie delivers a range of strategic, leadership and performance-related initiatives to organisations and individuals as well as keynotes and workshops focusing in the following areas:

  • Strategy implementation and change management
  • Cultural alignment
  • Leadership development and personal coaching
  • Branded customer service
  • Instructional design, facilitation
  • Programme development and large-group events.

Jamie Fitzgerald is committed to improving the leadership, communication and performance of those he works with by providing the tools to inspire them to achieve more. His work around the globe has helped thousands of people and organisations to do just this. He can do the same for your organisation too.

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