Steve Bustin is a media and communications expert. He delivers his expertise as an award-winning keynote speaker, author, coach and business communications consultant.
As a speaker, Steve delivers keynote speeches and breakout sessions on a range of communication and media topics that include promoting your business in the media, presenting and public speaking skills, social media and engaging communications. He speaks regularly at business conferences, mastermind groups and networking events in the UK and internationally.
Steve was named UK Speaker of the Year 2015 by the Professional Speaking Association (PSA) and also won their London ‘Speaker Factor’ competition in 2013. He is a Fellow of the PSA and sits on the board of the Association. He is the author of The Authority Guide to Presenting and Public Speaking, published by SRA Books in October 2016.
As a coach and mentor, Steve works with business leaders to hone their speaking and presenting skills and position them as a go-to expert and speaker in their sector. He also trains teams in presentation skills, whether they’re pitching to clients and prospects or speaking at internal meetings.
He ran PR consultancy Vada Media for 11 years, specialising in the health, medical and aesthetics sectors. He now coaches businesses, charities and organisations looking to undertake their own PR, via online coaching and individual support. He also works with PR agencies to improve their pitches and client presentations.
Steve started his career as a broadcast journalist for BBC News and now writes for various national newspapers and magazines on news, the arts and gardening. He also regularly provides media interview training and coaching for those appearing in the media.
Steve lives in Brighton with his husband John, and their dog and three chickens. He is a trustee of Brighton Fringe, a guest lecturer in the business school at the University of Brighton and a former chairman of Seedy Sunday, the UK’s largest community seed swap.