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René is the author of the hugely popular "Corporate Voodoo", and recently presented the BBC series, "Did They Pay Off Their Mortgage in Two Years?"
René has the experience of serving as a main board director for blue-chip companies, managing massive investments. René is also one of the UK's leading business gurus specialising in leadership and culture, drawing from his own unique experiences at Marks & Spencer, Pepsi, IPC Media and the Inland Revenue. He is author of Corporate Voodoo, presenter of Pay Off Your Mortgage and a regular voice on Radio 5 Live. He is also a former non-Executive Director of The Inland Revenue.
René Carayol is a renowned business and media personality. He is one of the UK's leading business gurus specialising in leadership and culture, drawing from his own unique experiences at Marks & Spencer, Pepsi, IPC Media and the Inland Revenue.
René is a regular broadcaster for the BBC and has presented the influential "Pay Off Your Mortgage In 2 Years" series, and the critically acclaimed "Mind Of A Millionaire" and "Man From The Met" documentaries.
As an author he has produced three books - Corporate Voodoo in 2001 (now in its third edition), the sequel, My Voodoo in 2003 and Spike - What are you Great at? (2018). René is a regular broadsheet columnist, most notably for The Guardian. He is also a frequent voice on Radio 5 Live and a regular expert commentator on Sky News and BBC Breakfast. He has provided leadership support to the likes of the Prime Minister's Strategy Unit, the Home Office and McKinsey and Co. He is also a Visiting Professor at Cass Business School.
René was awarded an MBE in 2004 for outstanding service to the business community. He has provided leadership support to the British Prime Minister's Delivery Unit, and is now a Visiting Professor at Cass Business School.
René facilitates and hosts corporate conferences and provides board level mentoring and master classes. His messages are practical, real life experiences presented with electrifying effect. He both shakes up and inspires his audiences, showing them not only what lies within their grasp but when to grasp the nettle.
'Inspirational and enjoyable' - The Prime Minister's Delivery Unit
'Great as always' - PA Consulting
'Very insightful with plenty of good examples' - Barclays Bank
'Your work is full of accurate business insight and really hits the mark' - ASDA
'René brought perspective, content and all the key messages together' - Intel