Dr Andy Cope describes himself as an author, teacher and learning junkie.
Andy is also a ‘recovering academic’. His Loughborough University PhD was 12 years in the making, and his research findings around positive psychology and engagement feed into a series of game-changing keynotes and workshops. Andy’s flagship keynote ‘The Art of Being Brilliant’ has been delivered to rave reviews all over the world.
Andy is lucky enough to work with some very large businesses, including Microsoft, DHL, Pirelli, Pfizer, Hewlett Packard, Astra Zeneca and IKEA. Recently, he has tailored his workshops to meet the needs of children and teachers and now delivers to audiences from age 8 upwards!
Andy is also a best-selling author. He has written ‘The Art of Being Brilliant’ and ‘Be Brilliant Everyday’, self-help books for adults, as well as ‘The Art of Being a Brilliant Teenager’, the UK’s first positive psychology book for young people. ‘The Little Book of Emotional Intelligence’ spent 6 months in the best-sellers charts and hot off the press ‘Shine’ is receiving 5 star reviews. He’s not done yet. Andy has several books in the publishing pipeline, including ‘The Leadership Multiplier Effect’, ‘Diary of a Brilliant Kid’ and ‘The Teenager’s Guide to Awesomeness’
Andy is a sought-after keynote speaker and authority on happiness, wellbeing and human flourishing. He’s done numerous TV and radio appearances as well as being featured in The Telegraph, Daily Mail and Esquire.
As for genuinely interesting asides, Andy is also a best-selling children’s author. His ‘Spy Dog’ series has sold in excess of a million copies worldwide. Andy was born in the same year that England won the football world cup, he has pet pigs and has set up the hugely successful 2%ers club, the UK’s first, foremost and...err...only society for happy people.
His ambition is to be able to surf, brilliantly!