Ron Lee, CSP*, is globally known as “The Corporate Ninja". He is a motivational humorist, keynote speaker, executive trainer and an instrument of inspiration.

Ron studied at the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA) and was involved in the performing arts as an actor, director and theatre critic.

Over the past 22 years Ron has studied six forms of martial arts, skills which he incorporates into his motivational training through acting, humour and deeper martial arts philosophies.

Ron regularly lectures at the University of New South Wales and trains senior executives internationally in leadership and personal power. He has been consulted by the CEOs of some of the top 100 corporations in Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, Asia, Scandinavia and Europe as well as politicians and sportspeople such as marathon swimmer Susie Maroney.

Ron has also had roles in eight feature films including the legendary “Zombie Brigade”.

What is a “CSP”?

CSP – Certified Speaking Professional is an International Accreditation that was established by the National Speakers Association of America and is now globally recognised. It is the highest level a speaker can attain, and less than 7% of all registered speakers in the world have it.

  • Must have been a member of NSAA for a period of two continuous years prior to application;
  • Must have attended at least three NSAA Chapter meetings in each of the two years prior to application.
  • Prior to application, must have attended as a full time participant, at least two NSAA National Conventions within the past three years;
  • Within the 7 year period prior to application, have made at least 250 presentations in any 5 of the 7 years. Each of the presentations must meet the criteria of professional speaking as laid down by the Board;
  • Annual income from speaking fees in each of five years of the seven years prior to application must be at least $50,000;
  • At least 100 of the 250 presentations must have been made for different clients;
  • At least 20 out of the 250 presentations must have been made for different clients in each 12 month period of the five years;
  • Provided a testimonial on client letterhead for 20 of the 250 presentations;
  • Provided full documentary evidence of each of the 250 presentations including fee received and contact details of client for verification by an external auditor;
  • Must have demonstrated a clear understanding of the NSAA Code of Ethics.