Nikki de Carteret
Nikki de Carteret is an international speaker, author, corporate
consultant and coach who specializes in management training, professional
and personal development and strategic planning processes. Nikki
has worked and lectured in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia,
and the Middle East. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies,
international agencies, governmental, and non-governmental organizations
During the course of her career, Nikki has spoken at the United
Nations, the World Bank, and at various international conferences
and dignitary events on subjects ranging from human development
and women’s leadership to creativity and mind management.
As a seminar leader Nikki runs training programs and seminars
globally on leadership, creativity, life
strategies, communication, and conflict resolution. Each
year she teaches a course called "Managing the Conflict Within"
at the Centre for Conflict Resolution in Vancouver, Canada (www.jibc.bc.ca)
and a personal development course "Do Less and Achieve More"
at the University of Calgary, Canada.
Nikki believes in the importance of “knowing
and living your passion.” She has three, which are
all interconnected. Her first passion is for designing processes,
projects, and 'experiences' that enable people and organizations
to invest their best qualities, skills, and talents to on-going
creative discovery and change. Her second passion is generating
new ideas and concepts through events and products that raise
awareness and generate positive social impact. Her third passion
is for exploring the different ways people compose their lives.
She has a fascination for story-telling across cultures, and across
ages, and for bridging the wisdom between East and West, which
explains why she has lived and worked all over the world promoting
Nikki is the author of several books and articles that have appeared
in United Nations publications. Her bestselling book Soul
Power was featured in the media in the United States,
Canada, and (www.soulpowerseminars.com).
Nikki began her career as a researcher and producer with BBC TV
in entertainment and current affairs. Later she became a freelance
journalist with BBC radio and the World Service in London, specializing
in development issues and women’s affairs. During the late
80’s and early 90’s Nikki served prominently on the
committees of several international NGO projects. Highlights included
putting Richard Branson up in a hot air balloon in Hyde Park,
London, and welcoming the Peace Flame as master of ceremonies
for the Peace Concert at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine
in New York.
Nikki currently divides her time between Europe, North America
and the Middle East/North Africa region. She has a Masters Degree
from the Sorbonne and is currently working on her next two books.