Writer, storyteller and inspirational speaker.
Geoff Mead, PhD is a writer, storyteller, keynote speaker and corporate consultant. He is an Associate Fellow of Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and Associate Professor of Narrative Leadership at Hult International Business School. He also performs traditional stories at national and international festivals and teaches storytelling at venues in UK and as far afield as Spain, Canada and Japan.
Geoff has published widely in academic and professional journals as well as works of fiction and creative non-fiction. Books include Coming Home to Story: Storytelling Beyond Happily Ever After (2011); Telling the Story: The Heart and Soul of Successful Leadership (2014); Gone in the Morning: A Writer’s Journey of Bereavement (2017); and, for children, Bear Child (2018).
He is currently working on a collection of short stories, developing a podcast and completing an illustrated story cycle based on Minoan myths and archaeology. He also has a novel brewing, based on the life and work of a 17th century French writer of fairy tales.
Geoff is an inspiring speaker and workshop leader with a particular focus on the power of storytelling to shape our lives and the world we live in.