Do you want your fee earners to realise what it takes to make partner? And when they get there, stay there?

Or do you want to help small accountancy firm owners grow a profitable and sustainable practice?

Or perhaps you want to help your technicians turn into rainmakers? And have the right mindset for business development?

If so, then Heather Townsend could be your keynote speaker, breakout or workshop facilitator you are looking for.


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Each year the Pro-Group puts together a number of candidate events directed at career advice and coaching. In 2016, we partnered with Heather Townsend in order to focus on candidates that wished to make Partner.

As a thought leader and published author, Heather was the perfect person to undertake these sessions and we were not disappointed.

Both events were fully booked and over 400 people registered across the two events. The attendees across the board rated Heather as a speaker as ‘excellent’ and ‘brilliant’. Not an easy feat, as lawyers are a very tough audience! Our delegates really valued Heather’s creative and humorous talk and found her truly engaging.

Her talk caused many ‘pennies to finally drop’ and multiple ‘light bulb’ moments for the delegates. We are finding that our consultants are now having different type conversations with the delegates that attended the events.

Pat Keogh

Managing Director , Pro Recruitment Group

Heather and her team made it so easy to work with them and put on the event. They were responsive to all our requests and prompt at communicating with us. It really felt like we were “one team”. Nothing was too much bother for Heather and her team. Heather provided unique content to help us generate buzz before the event with our ideal audience, and emailed her list to increase attendees to the event.

The response was so positive to both events that we have taken out full page press advertisements as a result of the event to carry on the conversation with delegates and keep the momentum going. The videos taken are providing us with high quality video content to help us cement our position as thought-leaders in our marketplace.

We now have initial plans to make these events annual and to carry on working with Heather and her team in the future.

Yukie Chan

Marketing manager, Pro-Recruitment Group

Heather spoke at Accountex and encouraged us, as accountants, to look at ourselves and our businesses. I found her talk very thought provoking and useful and found her emphasis on making time for blue sky thinking very liberating. Thanks Heather.
Anna Goodwin

Anna Goodwin Accountancy

I’ve now seen Heather speak at three events, I’ve hosted. She is great at engaging with the audience and getting them to laugh. Her audience come away inspired to implement her great tips on networking. If you are looking for a keynote speaker who your audience will love, or a speaker who can help you get people talking and building relationships at your next client/networking event, then I highly recommend Heather.
Sian Lloyd

BBC Broadcaster and Event Chair, BBC

I saw Heather Townsend speak to my Warwick MBA course on networking and so booked her to speak to the PAIE (Netherlands) to run a networking workshop. I am delighted that I booked her as she scored the highest of any presenter on the day with scores of 9/10 from over 100 delegates. In the feedback delegates said she was engaging, interesting, brilliant, very useful and entertaining. She was easy to work with and comes highly recommended.

Kev Ward

Committee Member, Professional Accountants in Europe (Netherlands)

The session at our Practice Excellence Conference which really got the most positive feedback was lead by Heather Townsend. Based on that, I think we will be working with Heather Townsend again.
John Stokdyk

Editor of AccountingWeb, AccountingWeb

I’ve heard Heather speak to our MBA students and alumni in person and virtually many times now. She always manages to engage her audience and leave them motivated to take action. Her IP is fresh and always easy to “get” and her use of stories and humour are really valued by her audiences. I was amazed how she had a recent audience of 170 MBA students, many of whom were beyond tired and jet lagged at the end of the day, eating out of her hand. If you are a business school or professional services firm looking for a speaker on networking, becoming a ‘Go-To Expert’ or ‘How to make partner’ then I can highly recommend Heather.
Sarah Jackson

Careers Manager, Part-time MBA Students, Warwick University Business School

I’ve used Heather several times to present webinars to our clients and the feedback she receives is consistently outstanding. She has the enviable ability gets all the delegates engaged and participating during the webinar whilst delivering fantastic content. I would have no hesitation in asking Heather to present for us again. She is a true professional who you just can’t help but love.
Steven Baldwin


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