DE BURGH - Key Persons

Luan de Burgh - Founder

Job Titles:
  • Founder
Founder of de Burgh, Luan is a recognised business communication expert and has worked with a wide variety of clients in the worlds of business, politics, media, sport and entertainment. He has an MA in Voice & Speech (University of London, CSSD) and specialises in public speaking, presentation and impact and influence and draws on his extensive experience to deliver speeches in the UK, USA, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, Russia and Asia which are engaging, entertaining and informative. He is a regular commentator in the media on communication, often on the BBC, as well as writing extensively on communication in business and has lectured at BPP, London University and RADA amongst other places. Luan's first book on Speaking in Public will be published later this year.

Rosie Warren Cafferty

Job Titles:
  • Executive Coach and Trainer
Rosie is an accredited executive coach and trainer with over 26 years' experience of working with lawyers and business professionals around the world. She is a former Global Director of Learning and Development, magic circle lawyer and European Commission National Expert. Rosie brings her deep understanding of the business of law and the mindset of busy, high-performing lawyers and business professionals to help firms develop the strategies, skills and solutions their people need to achieve their full potential. She has substantial experience of working with lawyers in the UK, as well as across the US, Asia, the Middle East and Europe. A versatile, resourceful and creative adviser with strong communication and interpersonal skills, Rosie asks powerful questions and listens deeply to uncover creative solutions, problem-solve and build self-awareness, shifting professionals from ‘stuck' to a place of action.

Simon Horton

Simon runs our Negotiation Mastery training and has over 15 years' experience as a Negotiation Skills trainer having worked with hostage negotiators, leading law firms, banks and other global businesses. Clients include Slaughter and May, Goldman Sachs and many other similar organisations. He is a Visiting Lecturer at Imperial College London and a mentor on an Oxford University Said Business School programme. He has written several books on the topic including 'The Leader‘s Guide to Negotiation' (Financial Times, 2016) and his most recent, ‘Change Their Mind: 6 steps to persuade anyone anytime' (Pearson, 2022).

Tami Irokawa-McGonigal

Tami is an ICF accredited executive coach and trainer with over 20 years of international experience (London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo and Singapore) and working with clients around the globe.