Shirley Taylor discovered the challenges of communicating across cultures when she left her UK home to teach in Singapore. There she developed a passion for helping others to communicate effectively.
Shirley has since worked in the Middle East and Canada, and for 18 years she ran her own training company in Singapore. Her speaking and training work takes her all over the world.
The author of 12 successful books on communication skills, Shirley has established herself as a leading authority in email and business writing skills. Her international bestseller, Model Business Letters, Emails and Other Business Documents (seventh edition) has sold over half a million copies and been translated into 17 languages.
Shirley is a trusted member of the global speaking community. She served as 2011–12 President of Asia Professional Speakers Singapore, and as 2017–18 President of the Global Speakers Federation.