John brings a unique twist to the Academy. He is the founder and Director of the Maydays – the UK’s sharpest, funniest improvisation company. The techniques that actors and comedians use to seamlessly create scenes on the spot from audience suggestion are increasingly valuable in our rapidly changing business world.

More companies are realising the strength of creative flexibility and employee engagement, and there is a surprising depth of learning during these hilarious sessions. On a more profound note; John also reveals a highly practical system of Reading People, a method which can easily be learned and brings endless benefits with continued application. John has focussed on this discipline for twenty five years and brings his own observations and experiences to this intriguing and highly practical material.