Daniel Allum came from a Romany childhood with no knowledge of how to read or write English, no contacts, and no money; yet despite this ended up an award winning writer, film and theatre director, business entrepreneur and philanthropist.  Daniel has run his own business, worked for a European media organisation and spoken on the international stage.  He how uses his own proven strategies and solid ideas for enhancing peak performance and maximum achievement in the community.

"The delegates were captivated and awed by Daniel's enormous achievements while at the same time finding his practical step by step approach to achieving our full potential invaluable" Emma Heley, Community Champions Fund.

"Adds a new dimension to public speaking. Fantastic...truly inspirational...I was in tears at the end." Agatha Nanfuka, African delegate from Young People Change The World International Seminar.

"Daniel's skill and insights have resulted in a more focused and dynamic approach to our business presentations" Dallas Macdonald, Global Communications Development Manager of a multi global company.

Areas of Expertise


Motivational Speaking


Presentation Skills Training: Speaking/OHP/PowerPoint


Current Roles


Keynote speaker/trainer


Artistic Director of the Romany Theatre Company


Not-for-Profit Work


Motivational and insprirational speaking and presentation skills training


Other Relevant Experience


Producer of video productions including work on Refugees, Teenage Pregnancy, Young People and Violence, Romany Travellers, Rural Isolation, People with Learning Disabilities.


Author of: 

             Plays: Dead Innocence; The Bus Stop  

                       The Boy's Grave                   

             Screenplays: The Darkest Hour; WAVES; 

                        Killing Millie; Little Flower of  St. Catherine, 

                        A Life.

Clients include: Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund; London University Department of Psychology; English Speaking Board Inernational; Mind; YMCA; CSV Media; Community Champions Fund; Citizens Advice Bureau; Connexions, Feltham Young Offenders.


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