Derek Arden – Negotiating Expert, Speaker, Author and Mentor

Derek Arden  – 08450 574 116

In 2016 Derek has been voted the Number 1 Speaker in the United Kingdom on Negotiations Skills by members of the professional Speaking Association, the  UK’s premier organisation for professional speakers, representing the leading speakers in the country. Derek polled twice as other speakers on this subject.


Derek is also the holder of the Founders award for speaking which has only been given to 3 people in 18 years


What does this mean for clients when they use Derek. Inspirational speaking, leading edge negotiation skills and a great fun day with a professional educator. An educator who has studied Negotiation at the Harvard Business School, a negotiator that has negotiated  one billion pound deals and a speaker that has served clients on all 6 continents.

One client said “Using Derek as a negotiation adviser we saved over a £1m in fees during 2015” 


It has been estimated that a masterclass pays back in extra profits as quickly as 2.3 weeks and a keynote at a convention in just one week.

A masterclass can be 60 / 90 minutes, half a day or a full day depending on the time you have available.


What others say about Derek as a keynote speaker – “Thanks for the brilliant contribution you made to the CIMA South East Conference. I know we worked you hard and people found what you were sharing incredibly valuable”. Duncan Brodie – Chairman Chartered Institute of Management Accountants – South East.


Recommendation from one of the most recognisable and trusted market commentators on television, radio and in the press Justin Urquhart-Stewart.

Alan Hughes, Director of Global Tax at Diageo, the global drinks company said  “A thoroughly insightful session at our global convention that connected directly with the everyone due to Derek’s great depth of experience and ability to interact with his audience. I would recommend Derek to anyone who wants a lively session with a serious bottom line profit motive.

CIMA Seminar – I very much enjoyed the ‘CIMA’ negotiating seminar you gave last night in Croydon, and learned a lot from listening to you.I particularly liked the positive energy of your presentation. James Smith May 2016

Win Win – How to get a winning result from Persuasive Negotiating, published by Pearson Education (the world’s largest educational publishers) in 2015. To date it has received 36 reviews on Amazon of which 31 have received 5 star.  The book took 18 months to write and it is the culmination of 25 years of studying the best negotiators in the world, being an international negotiator – together with speaking professionally on the subject in 28 countries and 5 continents.

On television’s “Survival Street” documentary Derek was described as “the negotiation expert from Surrey who will show us how to negotiate the best deals”

Alan Stevens, President of the Global Speakers Federation, said –  “I have heard Derek speak on negotiation, from Melbourne to Manchester. I never get tired of hearing his inspirational presentations which are full of business nuggets to use in win win situations.”

Derek’s keynotes, masterclasses and workshops are educational – all based on fun with a serious intent. The serious intent being INCREASING YOUR PROFITS, your results and your confidence.

The Businessman –  In his role of Chairman of the Professional Speaking Association the membership has gone from 200 to 620 in just three years.

The Speaker – Motivational results. In the last 20 years Derek has given more than 5000 live presentations of various sizes. He is one of only 50 people to hold the highly coveted award of Fellow of the Professional Speaking Association.

The Negotiator – Derek has been negotiating at worldwide for over 25 years. He has studied the subject at Harvard, written best selling books on the subject and his Masterclasses get very fast results. His company the negotiating agency provides confidential advice on negotiating situations, with either Derek in attendance at the meetings or coaching behind the scenes.

The Business Consultant – Derek quickly identifies the issues that create added value and focuses on what will increase sales, profits and staff retention. He trains and mentors the important people personally. – See more at: http://www.derekarden.co.uk/#sthash.AdBQjwZx.dpuf

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About Derek

Derek is an international keynote conference speaker, business coach and facilitator, he has worked in 27 countries, with 5 business schools AND has been a visiting lecturer at the Henley Management College for 12 years.

Having studied with the leading experts, including the Harvard Business School, he will quickly improve your results, techniques and abilities together with those of your team. Derek’s advice can make immediate increases to your profits, relationships and confidence.

Derek was a Director in a large profit centre of a financial institution for 12 years. He has been Chairman of a Charity with assets of over £44m and he has negotiated transactions up to £3bn.

He is an adviser to the board of 5 companies, often appears on television and radio.

Derek’s clients benefit from his unique blend of experience that comes from being both a hands-on practitioner and leading-edge teacher. He is a certified business practitioner of Neuro-linguistic Programming (NLP) and a Fellow of the Professional Speakers Associations of both the UK and USA.

An author of 12 publications, his latest book Win Win - How to get a winning result from persuasive negotiations got to number 3 in the Business Book Charts

Link a Practitioner of Negotiating with a Student of Psychology and a successful businessman — What Do You Get? Fantastic Results! Massive extra bottom line income

Using Derek will dramatically increase your profitability, develop your people and help you have powerful business relationship management skills. Call now on 08450 574116