Business leader, medical doctor, entrepreneur, author and inspirational, entertaining and provocative speaker, Lester Levy is best known for leading a number of significant performance transformations in both the private and public sectors. A graduate of Medicine and an MBA, Lester has extensive management experience in large and medium sized organisations including Chief Executive of South Auckland Health, The MercyAscot Private Hospital Group (of which he was a founder) and The New Zealand Blood Service.
Lester is an accomplished communicator whose speaking style results in the audience carrying long lasting visual images in their mind that can be applied when the opportunity arises ... and he does all this with humour. It is extremely common for people who have been in Lester's audience to return to work the next day and immediately apply some of the principles and fundamentals at the core of his message.
Lester is author of Leadership and the Whirlpool Effect, a model for successful leadership that throws down the challenge - allow your organisation to fulfil its potential by promoting innovation, trust, teamwork and communication.
Client Comments for Lester Levy
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- Lester's presentation was both entertaining and thought provoking, something that is not easy to achieve. The audience thoroughly enjoyed the presentation, there was a good balance of humour and sharing of ideas.
Auckland City Council
- Lester picked up on parts in the brief and offered a challenge to current practices. An informative and entertaining presentation.
Royal NZ Naval Officers Training School
- Lester has the ability to engage people immediately and to hold their attention throughout his presentation. The audience were impressed with his honest and how he was able to make it lively and relevant to them.
Land Information New Zealand
"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."
Department of Housing
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