Ed Hatton – a thought provoking speaker

With an engaging and powerful presentation style, Ed challenges hidebound thinking and gives insights, drawn from all around the world and his successful strategy development and mentoring career. Audiences react well to this style and content and many have commented positively, that they learned new concepts and broadened their vision.

“Ed speaks on business, marketing and sales strategy in a practical way so audiences have tangible ideas and actions as a take-away.”

Ed Hatton


Ed wrote a regular column as the resident mentor at Entrepreneur magazine for ten years, he is a regular contributor to the Sanlam business blog, the SME Toolkit, Platinum Gold radio and other media. He co-authored a textbook on Entrepreneurship for Pearsons Education.

Speaking and facilitating

Ed has spoken at many conferences and workshops; a career highlight being delivering the keynote address to the World Marketing Congress on Mumbai India in 2018. He has addressed audiences in Southern Africa including at Markex, Interbuild, Marketing Indaba and the Sales Summit. He is an engaging speaker and a highly competent facilitator and workshop leader having facilitated strategic planning workshops for SEDA, LifeLine SA, Enterprising Women, Marketing Masterclass and others. He has the unique ability to bring his experience in entrepreneurship into the corporate world and address business managers and sales teams with empathy while surrounding the business challenges with humour and startling fact. He makes a memorable addition to any conference or group meeting.