Global Institute of Training & Presenting

Meet Our CEO

Paula Smith
GITP CEO and Lifelong Learner

(CEP, CSP, BA Training and Development, Grad Ed, MANLP)
Speaker, Author, Master Trainer, Business Consultant, CEO and
Your Expert in Presentation Intelligence ™

Paula Smith is obsessed with making an impact and quality training and presenting.

She has been actively involved in the training and presenting industry for over 30 years.  Dynamic, Infectious, Inspiring and Commercially Savvy are all words that have been used by her clients to describe Paula as an inspirational professional presenter, industry leader and business coach.

Paula bring with her to the GITP community an unstoppable force, an energetic spirit, solid expertise and rich life experience. Paula is passionate about developing purpose-driven presenters and entrepreneurs who are committed to sharing their expertise with others. She believes in making an impact not just delivering content. It’s the ripple effect of training that makes it so powerful.

Paula’s many roles as a successful business woman/entrepreneur have included Director of Australia’s largest grooming and deportment school, Franchisor, Hotel Owner, Training College Director, Professional Speaker, Best Selling Author, Corporate Trainer and Business Consultant/Coach.

She is the author of 3 books; Speaking in the Shower, Powerful Presentation Principles and the number 1 best-selling book Sell Your Story and is recognised as a leading authority on Presentation Intelligence  ™

Apart from her vast experience and tertiary qualifications in adult learning and business, Paula has been awarded the CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) the highest global designation by the National Speakers Association and of course meets the criteria for our own GITP accreditation of CEP (Certified Expert Presenter).

Paula looks forward to welcoming you to our global community.

Paula is also a proud mum of 3, wife of 1 and friend to a few more. She has been seen attempting the occasional triathlon and enjoys hanging out on her Perth Hills property with friends, family, the GITP leadership team and a whole bunch of adorable Alpacas.

Connecting experts with organisations

Invest in your key people

At GITP we love to connect training professionals and experts with the organisations
that truly value developing their richest asset. ‘Their People’

We offer a comprehensive suite of public and in-house master classes, bite-size workshops, leading-edge certifications and qualifications, coaching, consulting and introductions to experts who speak.

Are you a Trainer or Expert? Would you like to book a Trainer or Expert?