David Shephard is one of the world’s leading personalities in personal development and a specialist in NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming), Time Line Therapy® and Hypnosis. He has taught thousands of people to achieve their goals and realise their dreams through his London-based company, The Performance Partnership. In 1993, his career was flying high in the City but his personal life, was in turmoil. So he decided to achieve something more fulfilling and achieved the status of "Master Trainer" of NLP, involving over 2,000 hours of study and practice. Since then, he has taught NLP for over 30,000 hours. He is President of one of the biggest boards of NLP in the world and on the advisory committee of the UK's biggest association. He also works with the charity "The Warrior Programme" and is a much sought after therapist. Originally from Mansfield he lives in Richmond, London. He plays the guitar, is an avid watch and car collector, and his dream is to play a gig like Elvis!