About us

At London Speech Workshop we deliver communication coaching of the highest quality. We are truly passionate about helping you to become the best communicator you can be. We pride ourselves on our simple, intuitive approach, with an added touch of creative magic.

Our Story

Emma founded London Speech Workshop (LSW) in 2008 in response to a demand for high quality communication training courses in London. Over several years Emma developed the Serlin Method™, which infuses performance, psychology and coaching. She has a background in performance, did a postgrad at a prestigious drama school and was an award-winning theatre director. She also trained as a life coach with the Coaches Training Institute and has an MSc in Psychology.

Emma has written two books about effective communication and has also made guest appearances on Newsnight and London Live. She personally coached the Korean Olympic Bid team, which led to their successful bid for the 2018 Winter Olympics.  Emma and her team have worked with senior executives, TV personalities and ex prime ministers. She is often asked for her input in radio, documentary and newspaper articles and has contributed to The Times Newspaper, the FT and The Independent.

About Our Clients

Our clients range from executives to former Prime Ministers, from preachers to students as well as Olympic Pitching Teams. Over the last seven years, we have worked with professionals from every industry and most countries.
Over the last decade we have worked with many corporates and businesses, who love our authentic and passionate approach, our original methodology and the success we achieve for their employees.


Emma was most effective in helping us to ‘connect’ with our speech. This allowed us to deliver a more expressive and persuasive presentation.

Theresa Rah, Communications Director of PyeongChang 2018

Our coaches

All our coaches are voice professionals with years of experience both in voice, communication and teaching and training. They are handpicked after an extensive interview process, for their ear, their ability, their experience and that special je ne sais quoi! Every one of our coaches has gone through extensive training in The Serlin Method™ in addition to their own training.

Principle Coach

Jamie is a passionate and committed coach, with over 15 years’ experience working with clients on accent softening, vocal technique and communication work. Jamie combines his teaching experience with his experience as a professional actor to help clients unlock their communication potential.


Principle Coach

Gilly trained at the prestigious Central School of Speech and Drama and has over 20 years’ teaching experience, working with clients on their voice and dialect. She is passionate about sounds, words, language and supporting her clients to be more powerful and effective communicators.


Principle Coach

Sam is a highly experienced Speech, Voice and Communication Specialist with over 15 years teaching experience.  She has an MA in Voice Studies from CSSD and taught accents and RP in several London drama schools. She is dedicated to bringing empowerment and confidence to her clients so that they become the best communicators they can be.


Senior Coach

Susan is an experienced vocal coach, English teacher and performer. Since graduating with a degree in Acting she has taught English and toured the world with various productions. She loves her work with London Speech Workshop and is passionate about enabling her clients to become excellent communicators.


Senior Coach

Kieran is a classically-trained singer and choral conductor, and has been fascinated by the human voice, in its many forms, since an early age. Kieran is delighted to be a part of the London Speech Workshop team, and finds the process of empowering individuals to communicate with clarity and authenticity extremely rewarding.


Senior Coach

After graduating in modern languages Tim trained as an English teacher and has had 10 years experience teaching English and pronunciation in the UK and internationally. He is also a professional voice over artist. He is a committed and passionate coach and loves supporting his clients to achieve their communication goals.


All London Speech Workshop Courses start with a Consultation – a one-hour session with one of our expert coaches where they work to identify your communication challenges, and set out on the journey to reaching your goals. It’s an opportunity for you to get a taste of how we work, and for us to make a ‘map’ of your communication strengths and  areas where we can help you develop.
Principal coach £140 / Senior coach £115

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Are you ready to start your journey with us? If you know which course you are after, then it is simple. You can book your taster through our website today, and get started being the best communicator you can be.
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Prefer to Talk Directly?

Do you need help to choose which course is best for you? Perhaps you have questions about our availability, prices or scheduling? A Discovery Call with our Client Manager is the perfect way to find out more.
Call us on 020 3137 6323