Motivational speaker India. Duncan Stevens has quickly established himself as one of the top motivational speakers in India due to his inspiring, educational and motivational content. As an, international speaker, global and Indian companies hire Duncan to help their teams and leaders become more persuasive and more effective more often.

15 years ago, Duncan travelled around India for several months from the North of Chandigrah to the South of Madras and everywhere in between including Varanasi, Delhi and Goa and is regularly hired as a motivational keynote speaker Mumbai, Delhi and Goa. It was here that Duncan’s love affair with India began.

Travelling aside, Duncan has been hired as a motivational speaker in India to help brands, companies, teams and leaders become more persuasive and more effective through what they say and how they act to give them the edge. Duncan shares his propietary Effective Influence Model™ in his compelling, engaging, and fun, content-rich keynote speech.

So who is Duncan Stevens?

Duncan Steven’s is one of the world’s leading authorities on influence and persuasion. He is the founder and CEO of the Influence Association, author of the best-selling book Effective Influence, a serial entrepreneur of several 6 figure businesses, and alongside his motivational speeches that he delivers around the world is in high demand for his Influence and Persuasion show as a professional mentalist. 

Having served in the British Royal Navy and held senior management positions within British retail companies, you can be assured of an exciting, contemporary and wholly relavent motivational speech to your guests and delegates in India.

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Why is Duncan regarded as, perhaps the best motivational speaker in India?

Duncan Stevens is often regarded as the best motivational speaker in India due to the rich blend of education, inspiration and motivation he gives to each one of his presentations or masterclasses. Not only, that but all of his motivational speeches are both content-rich and within context. After all, content without context is simply noise. 

Duncan tailors every motivational speech he delivers in India to your team or leaders, using your corporate language, within your company and aligning with your values. Duncan takes his international knowledge and unique expertise and delivers it to your audience in a fun and engaging way. 

At the end of every keynote speech, you, your team or your leaders will have bite-size actionable tips, tools and techniques that you can apply and employ immediately to move the needle on your influencing and effectiveness abilities.

Below are the TOP 5 REASONS why Duncan is regarded as perhaps the best motivational speaker in India:


Duncan has been working in the corporate sector for over 15 years and as a keynote speaker for over 10 years. Not only is he experienced on stage delivering his motivational keynote speech to audiences around the world but he has spent enough time in India to understand some of the cultures and traditions. Duncan has worked with a range of clients from Coca Cola to Deloitte, from Ernst and Young to Audi and from Accenture to the NHS. He has also worked with a wide range of event and conference planners as well as CEO’s executives, senior leaders and teams. He is comfortable delivering his speech on stage to 50 delegates as he is to 5,000+ delegates. 

Not only is Duncan an experienced keynote speaker but has the depth and breadth of knowledge behind him. He has worked in corporate industry for several years, holding several senior management positions. He is the author of Effective Influence – the best-selling book about influence and persuasion and is the founder of the Influence Association. In his time he has helped thousands of people become more effective and more persuasive through what they say and how they act. Through years of experience working in the field of behavioural science, he has developed his highly acclaimed Effective Influence Model™ to help companies, brands, teams and leaders understand and digest his content-rich keynote much more easily.


Another reason as to why Duncan is often regarded as the most popular motivational speaker in India is down to him being a leading authority on the subject of influence, persuasion and effectiveness. As the founder and CEO of the Influence Association, creator of the Effective Influence Model™, author of the best-selling influence book, Effective Influence and an in demand ‘Mentalist’ for his Influence and Persuasion show, you can be confident knowing you are hiring the absolute authority in this field. 

Fortune 500 companies, leading Indian businesses, iconic brands and the most senior of leadership teams have all tapped into Duncan’s extensive knowledge and experience in the field of influence and effectiveness to move the needle on their own performance to give them the edge and motivate their team. Alongside all of these credentials, Duncan and his team of behavioral psychologists at the Influence Association conduct regular experiments and case studies in the field of influence and persuasion so that when Duncan shares his knowledge with clients and delegates, you can be assured you are getting the most cutting-edge, up to date knowledge and advances in beahavioural psychology, not only in India, but globally.



Duncan is not just another motivational speaker in India. He is unique and memorable. What makes him both unique and memorable is that he includes some things in his presentation that your guests or delegates have never seen before and are unlikely to see again. As a professional mentalist alongside a keynote speaker, Duncan includes some influence and persuasion demonstrations into his speech. This ensures that there is a high level of engagement, interactivity and variety to the motivational speech. This gets everyone’s attention and makes it so much more than the one dimensional motivational speech you may have heard in the past. These engaging demonstrations form part of Duncan’s critically acclaimed show and guarantees that not only will your audiences be motivated and inspired, but they will be entertained as well.

Alongside this, there are very few motivational speakers who truly focus on influence, persuasion and effectiveness and hold the same satus as Duncan. As the founder and CEO of the Influence Assocition, Duncan will share some incredible insights, some of which are cutting edge and have never been shared or put in print before. This will ensure that you are experiencing the most unique and memorable content that you apply into your company or business to give you the edge.


As one of top ten keynote speakers in India, Duncan always goes that extra mile to ensure his motivational speech is hyper-relavent. Whether he is delivering a 60 minute keynote address or hosting one day, full day or full week influence and persuaion masterclass, he tailors the content to your audience, using your company language, in keeping with your company culture. Furthermore, Duncan takes time to explore and understand your company, your market and the environment at that given time. Each motivational speech is different. Not only is it unique but it is relavent to the sitauation and time in which he delivers it. Influence and persuasion principles and techniques work differently in the different peaks and troughs of the economy and in different industries. Duncan accounts for all of this where he crafts and curates a motivational speech for your event or conference.


Duncan is well known for being a stress-free speaker. With hundereds of speaking engagements to his name, both in India and internationally Duncan helps to guarantee the success of your event. Whether you are looking to hire Duncan as a motivational speaker in India, sales keynote speaker, leadership speaker or teamwork speaker, or motivational speaker for students, you can be guaranteed that Duncan will be easy to work with.

From the moment you email or call Duncan to check availability, pricing or to discuss more about your event and how he can be of service to you, Duncan and his team will make the process as smooth and as seamless as possible. There will be no waiting around for Duncan to come back to you – he has a strong team to support his speaking business so you can be assured of getting the highest level of service. But Duncan’s obsession with a Gold Level Standard of Service doesn’t stop there. When he is on or off stage, there are no diva demands and Duncan arrives early for the tech rehearsals if necessary. The contracts he or his team produce are easy to understand and all pricing is completely transaparent. As a full time keynote motivational speaker in India, Duncan looks to uphold his repuatation as one of the top 10 keynote speakers in India.

Duncan is in high demand for his motivational speeches and workshops in India but also around the world. As a result there is a tendency for him to get booked up many months in advance. If you are hosting or orgnaising and event in advance, do get in touch with Duncan or a member of his team so he can check his availability and help in any way he can.

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Some of Duncan's past speaking engagements in India:

Duncan has worked with a wide range of global companies both based in India and outside of India. He has helped them increase their influence and effectivenes to give them the edge on the world stage. His talks are both motivational and inspirational, packed with actionable, bite-size content. He has delivered his motivational speeches to non-profit organisations, leadership and executive teams in India, Fortune 500 companies, and some of the most recognisable brands in the world. 

His speaking engagements read like a whos who in the global industry world and include Procter and Gamble, Microsoft, Google, Audi, Ford, Coca Cola, Deloitte, Experian and more. 

He has helped companies, brands, teams and leaders become more persuasive and effective through what they say and how they act. 

Some of the Conference Centres in India that Duncan has spoken at or recommends:


India International Centre, 40, Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi 110003

JNU Convention Center, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110067, India

NDMC Convention Centre, 15, Sansad Marg, Hanuman Road Area, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India

India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road Near Airforce Bal Bharati School, Lodhi Rd, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003, India

NCUI Auditorium & Convention Centre, 3, August Kranti Marg, Siri Institutional Area, Block A, Nipccd Campus, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, Delhi 110016, India

Shri All India Swetamber Sthanakwasi Jain Conference, Jain Bhawan, 12, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Marg, Gole Market, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India


Trust Conference Hall, 26/39, College Rd, Subba Road Avenue, Nungambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600008, India

Half an Ours, 11, 2, Habibullah Rd, Satyamurthy Nagar, T. Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017, India

Arkay Convention Center, OMS Lakshanan, 146, 3rd floor, Royapettah High Rd, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004, India

Kavikko Convention Centre, No 6, CIT Colony Second Main Road, #6, 2nd Main Rd, CIT Colony, Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004, India

Sabari Convention Centre, Thirumalai Pillai Rd, Thirumurthy Nagar, Parthasarathi Puram, T. Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017, India


Infosys Conference Hall, on Infosys Internal Rd, Konappana Agrahara, Electronic City

Nirjhari Conference Centre, Adhyatma Vidhya Peetham Annexe, Chikkabellandur, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560035, India

Saiacs CEO Centre, 560077, Kyalasanahalli, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560077, India

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Who are the top 10 motivational speakers in India?

Duncan Stevens is one of the top motivational speakers in India. He sits alongside other Indian and international speakers who form the top 10 motivational speakers in India.

Each motivational speaker inspires and motivates different audiences in different ways and is a very subjective. There are many top ten lists of the top ten motivational speakers in India with Duncan Stevens often being regarded as one of the top. It his mix of high quality content, educational and entertaining delivery, combined with visionary examples that set him aside from others. 

If you had to choose the top 10 motivational speakers in India based on the depth and breadth of clients they work with then Duncan will surely be up there. His list of clients that he has helped as a sales speaker or leadership speaker

range from clients such as Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organisations, and some of the most recognisable brands in the world. These range from Audi to Procter and Gamble, from Coca Cola to Experian and from Nestle to Deloitte. He motivates and inspires teams and leaders throughout the world and in and around India to influence and persuade more effectively. As an international keynote speaker, Duncan Stevens truly is one of the top 10 motivational speakers in India.

Motivational speakers in India for students?

If you are looking for motivational speakers in India for students, Duncan Stevens may appear regularly on top of your list. Duncan is relatable, enthusiastic and his keynote speech is contemporary mean that students in India will be much more inspired and motivated by the end of the keynote. If you are looking for a truly international speaker who is going to entertain and educate Indian students then Duncan Stevens is a popular choice.

Not only his his motivational speech for students inspiring and content rich, but Duncan also weaves some of his ‘mentalist’ show into the presentation. This is interactive, engaging and guaranteed to leave the students laughing in amazement. Not only that but they will take away lots of actionable, bite-size tips, tools and techniques to apply and employ in their student life to take them forward into their working lives.