About 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 (NGO’s).

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 cross-cultural dialogue.

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.

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