Alan Shortt

Alan Shortt

Alan Shortt


“Get Comfortable with being Uncomfortable”

Alan Shortt is an Executive Communication Coach, Media Skills Advisor, Professional Emcee/Host and Motivational Speaker in “The Science of Communication”

Alan has developed the “5 Steps to Communication Success” empowering professionals to enhance their communication skills, storytelling skills and leadership presence, transforming speakers into compelling communicators, enhancing their delivery, stage presence, and overall impact.  Alan’s holistic Communication Coaching style, inspires his clients on how to connect with audiences and deliver memorable presentations.

Over the last 30 years Alan has worked as a Banker, Broadcaster, Presenter, Actor, Comedian, Script Writer, and Producer, working with RTE Radio/TV, BBC Radio Ulster, Channel 4 and Lectured in the Gaeity School of Acting – “Master the Media”.
Most recently, Alan took to the stage at the 2024 Pendulum Summit. This time, rather than interviewing the likes of Richard Branson, he enthralled the 3,000 person audience with his insights on the science of communication skills and tips for being a great presenter.


• Executive Communication: Expertise in refining communication styles, crafting compelling messages, and navigating high-stakes conversations.
• Facilitated workshops for professionals at all levels, focusing on voice
modulation, body language, and content structure and providing practical tools to overcome public speaking challenges.
• Delivered keynote speeches at prestigious industry events, providing insights on leadership, resilience, Communication and personal development.

“Great leaders tell Stories ….. What’s Your Story?”

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