Caspar Berry is one of the world’s leading speakers on Decision Making and Risk Taking.
He delivers speeches using the metaphor of poker to inspire audiences to make better decisions.
Caspar started his career as an actor. He’s probably best known for playing ‘Gill’ alongside Ant & Dec in BBC One’s Byker Grove.
After two years of acting, he read Economics at Cambridge University. Outside of studying, he directed theatre shows, including those by the Cambridge Footlights working with performers such as Olivia Colman, David Mitchell and Robert Webb.
While still at university he had his first screenplay produced by Film Four.
Aged 23, Caspar was writing for Miramax and Columbia TriStar. His future as a film writer was looking good. However, two years later, Caspar made a life-changing decision and moved to Vegas to become a professional poker player!
Caspar played professional poker for the next three years, making a good living by pitting his wits against the game’s best-known players.
As a result, Caspar became a poker advisor on the Bond movie, Casino Royale.
In 2002, he returned from the States. He co-founded the fastest-growing AV media company in the North East, before selling it to media giant – Ten Alps.
Risk Taking and Decision Making Speaker:
As a keynote speaker, Caspar Berry uses the metaphor of poker to communicate messages around the need to take risks and seize opportunities. He leaves audiences informed, inspired and empowered to make better decisions to achieve their objectives and goals.
Story, maths, metaphor and logic are combined to create speeches which are funny, challenging, thought-provoking and also, genuinely transformative.
Over the past two decades, Caspar has delivered over 2,000 speeches and training sessions in over 30 countries. Clients include Google, Visa, IBM, Paypal, AUDI, Volvo, Shell, Esso, Microsoft, Sainsbury’s, Network Rail, Tesco, PWC, E&Y, KPMG, Seimens, McDonald’s and Redbull.
Caspar has an international reputation as a leading speaker on the topic of Risk, inspiring change in any audience.
Speaking topics include:
- Risk and Decision Making
- Calculated Risk to Achieve Success
- Leadership Uncertainty
Speeches can be delivered as after-dinner presentations or as conference keynotes.
Furthermore, Caspar can also deliver a selection of interactive and practical workshops.