Keynote Speaker & Creativity Expert
James Taylor – who started his career managing high profile rock stars – is now an in-demand keynote speaker and internationally recognised leader in creativity and innovation. For over 20 years, he has been advising CEO’s, entrepreneurs, educators, governments, leaders, writers and rockstars on how to build innovative organisations, unlock creative potential, and increase productivity. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts whose Fellows have included global innovators and leaders including President Benjamin Franklin, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Bob Dylan, Adam Smith, Nelson Mandela and Professor Stephen Hawking. His forthcoming book is called “SUPERCREATIVITY: Augmenting Human Creativity in the Age of Artificial Intelligence”.
Assembly Member and Cabinet Secretary for Education, Welsh Government
Founder, The Lighthouse Company
Former CEO of Urdd Gobaith Cymru
Clinical Psychologist & Honorary Senior Lecturer at University College London
Senior Lecturer in Forensic Linguistics