Tony is an accomplished facilitator, designing and delivering training to groups and one-on-one coaching. He specialises in communication skills, with an emphasis on public speaking.
Tony is passionate about developing compelling, authentic speakers who are able to engage and capture the attention of their audience. His work is experiential, where intellectual understanding is brought to life by practical application.
Tony has created and delivered training for a range of organisations; QBE, Cannon, Network Seven, NIDA, UNSW, RAAF, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet to name a few.
Tony trained as a professional actor at the prestigious Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London where he was awarded the Principal’s Prize for outstanding achievement across the entire 800+ student population in drama and music. At Guildhall Tony’s peers included Daniel Craig (current James Bond), Ewan McGregor, Joseph Fiennes, Damian Lewis. Tony has worked all over the world, in professional theatre, film, television and radio.
During his 13 year career in financial services, Tony managed the product training cycle for some of the world’s largest technology organisations and their channel partners; Apple, Toshiba, Motorola, Network Appliance, Alcatel, Siemens, Kodak. Tony was instrumental in driving large technology upgrades for Australia’s most significant sites; Commonwealth Bank, ANZ Bank, Qantas, Thomson-Reuters, Toll Holdings, Department of Defense. As a result, he developed expertise in credit analysis, financial modelling, contract negotiation, asset recycling and a broad range of technology hardware/software.
Tony brings this wonderfully diverse background to his facilitation and coaching, with humour, passion and a genuine commitment to helping people develop.
“Tony Sloman’s subtle ability to bring out the best in me resulted in a very rewarding and positive experience. I hope to build on the practical tools I have developed as a result of the expert coaching he provided”
In-house legal manager – ASX listed insurance company