Geoff has a diverse background in many industries including tourism and hospitality with a focus on sales, relationship building, customer service, management and business development. He a very accomplished training professional, and a good content speaker, who tailors his material to a specific brief. Most importantly he pitches it at the correct level for the audience.
A consistent high achiever, Geoff’s career successes began early when he became the youngest assistant manager for the Tourist Hotel Corporation. More recently, he spent three years as sales manager for Suntravel in Auckland. In that time Geoff tripled the company’s turnover with a significant increase in profitability. With exceptional interpersonal skills and a dedication to the development and motivation of people, a career in training was a natural progression for Geoff.
Geoff’s approach to training is continually evolving to keep pace with the dynamic business environment in which he conducts his training. He is an exceptional communicator, and is adept at relating well to and motivating people at all levels. With a belief in ‘learning through discovery’ Geoff brings a practical element to his training. His innovative, creative style and his warm sense of humour all result in skill development which is highly transferable to the client’s workplace.
Geoff’s approach is consultative and he believes that to share his knowledge and to gain the best from human resources, he must truly understand his client’s needs. This has resulted in many loyal clients in diverse industries who consistently draw upon Geoff’s training experience to upskill and develop their staff.
Client Comments for Geoffrey Wake
Geoffrey Wake travels from New Zealand
- would like to thank you again for a very inspiring and informative speech… I understand our General Manager from Australia was suitably impressed and may require your services over there!
"Saxtons are always available to clarify any issue I might have had and always friendly and professional in their manner. I have always had professional advice from the bureau and as I always run on a very limited budget Nina and Holly have always tried to get me the best speaker for our needs and budget."
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