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Nigel Latta

Nigel Latta, a renowned New Zealand psychologist, author, and speaker, is acclaimed for his vast experience and expertise in various domains, making him a compelling choice for your event.

His educational journey began at Otago University, leading to a Master of Science in Marine Science, followed by a significant shift to psychology. He completed a Master of Philosophy with first-class honours in Psychology and a Postgraduate Diploma in Clinical Psychology. Over the past two decades, Latta has worked across numerous sectors, including rehabilitation, family therapy, child and youth services, and private practice, highlighting his diverse professional expertise.

His recent foray into the world of online scams through the TV series "You’ve Been Scammed" reveals his dedication to addressing current societal issues. The series, funded and resourced by the Banking Ombudsman, delves into the increasing prevalence of online scams, a critical issue affecting many New Zealanders. Latta's investigation into this area reflects his ongoing commitment to exploring and resolving contemporary challenges.

Latta's literary contributions, including a novel and several non-fiction books published in nineteen countries and ten languages, further showcase his versatility and reach. He is also a prominent figure in media, with his series like “Beyond the Darklands” and “The Politically Incorrect Guide to…” gaining widespread acclaim. In 2012, his extensive contributions to psychology and society were recognised with the appointment as an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM).

As a keynote speaker, Latta excels in translating complex psychological concepts into practical, engaging insights. His speaking topics include the psychology of success, leadership and team dynamics, managing organisational change, wellbeing and work-life balance, the science of decision making, and innovative education and social solutions. His presentations blend humour, pragmatism, and research, providing actionable insights for a variety of organisations.

Booking Nigel Latta for your event ensures an enriching and thought-provoking experience, tailored to the needs of your audience. His 45-minute talk, followed by a 15-minute Q&A session, is guaranteed to offer valuable insights and strategies. Essential Talent arranges a prep call with Nigel Latta prior to the event and provides an industry-standard agreement for peace of mind.