Margaret Hope

Previous audiences say Margaret’s speeches are fast-paced, fully personalized and incredibly practical. They say she is funny, irreverent and 100% professional.

Margaret specializes in helping others feel comfortable with their oral communications. She coaches speakers privately, speaks at conferences and teaches a variety of courses for various professional development programs. She teaches at Simon Fraser University and for Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada BC (CPABC). Beyond the accounting profession, her clients include lawyers, bio-tech firms, insurance companies, investment teams, healthcare professionals and scientists. She is a volunteer trainer for United Way and currently heads a project providing virtual leadership training for officers of remotely situated clubs and organizations.

Margaret holds a master’s degree in speech education and is the only Canadian woman ever to receive international accreditation as a professional speaker. She is author of You’re Speaking – But Are You Connecting? (Lions Gate Training Ltd., 1998).


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