our founder

Remi Aiyela

Founder, Speaker Success Academy

Remi Aiyela is an experienced lawyer and public speaking expert with over 20 years of experience in the legal industry. Throughout her career, Remi has developed a deep passion for public speaking, recognising the impact it can have on an individual's personal and professional success. As a female of colour working in the white male-dominated legal profession, she had to build up her public speaking skills and confidence to survive and thrive in the industry. As she developed her speaking skills she came to be seen as an authority in her field and as a result, she rose to the top of the profession as an acknowledged subject matter expert. Now, as a sought-after speaker and coach, Remi uses her expertise to help others develop their communication skills and become confident, effective speakers.

Remi has spoken at a wide range of events, from small gatherings to large conferences, delivering keynote speeches, moderating panels, and anchoring events. She has also trained lawyers across the UK, delivering over training to over 5,000 legal professionals in that time. Her extensive experience in public speaking has made her a trusted authority in the field, sought after by clients from all backgrounds.

Beyond her work in the legal industry, Remi has also appeared as a guest speaker on TV and radio and presented TV programs. Her natural charisma and ability to connect with audiences have made her a popular choice for media appearances, where she shares her insights on public speaking and communication.

After successfully starting up the Gibraltar Speakers Toastmasters Club, Remi is currently the President of the Achievers Marbella Toastmasters Club where she helps members develop their public speaking skills in a supportive and collaborative environment. She is also an executive committee member of the Professional Speakers Association of Spain, which is dedicated to helping speakers improve their craft and reach new audiences.

In addition to her speaking engagements and club leadership, Remi is also a passionate writer. She is currently working on a book about public speaking, which will be published soon. Her book promises to be a valuable resource for anyone looking to improve their speaking skills, offering practical tips and insights from her years of experience in the field.

One of Remi's greatest passions is empowering women to become confident leaders. She believes that public speaking is a critical skill for women who want to achieve their goals, whether in an employed leadership role or as an entrepreneur. As a result, she is particularly passionate about speaking at women's events, where she can inspire and equip women to become confident, effective speakers.

If you're looking for a dynamic and engaging speaker for your event, Remi Aiyela is the perfect choice. Her extensive experience, natural charisma, and passion for public speaking make her a sought-after speaker and a valuable asset to any event.

Speak to Lead: The Integral Connection Between Public Speaking and Leadership

This keynote talk explores the fundamental connection between leadership and public speaking and demonstrates that good public speaking skills are essential for leaders to influence, foster trust and enhance the connection with their teams.

Mastering Influence: 7 Key Levers of Persuasion for Effective Leadership

This presentation delves into seven potent principles that every effective leader should utilise for transformational leadership. These levers "each play a unique role in shaping a leader's influence and capacity to bring about meaningful change.

NeuroPersuasion: Unlocking the Brain's Power for Impactful Influence

This talk explores the fascinating world of the neuroscience of persuasion and its implication for effective communication. The latest research in neuroscience offers valuable insights into the neural processes that shape persuasion. This knowledge empowers us to communicate more effectively and ethically, increasing the chances of influencing others positively and creating lasting impact.

Enhancing Connections: 5 Simple But Powerful H.A.C.K.S for Effective Communication

Effective communication is an important cornerstone for effective relationships. This talk reveals five simple but powerful communication hacks. By following them, you’ll set yourself up for success not only in building better relationships, but also in living happier lives!

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