Raphael Saul is a 34 year-old business consultant, motivational speaker, corporate trainer, Attorney and entrepreneur with a passion for helping people achieve their full potential and helping businesses exceed their targets. Born in beautiful Barbados, Raphael achieved academic excellence during his High School tenure and graduated with distinction with his Associate Degree in Business Studies from the Barbados Community College. He has always been a natural communicator and advocate, which lead him to pursue a Bachelor of Laws degree, which he successfully completed with honors in 2009. After spending a number of years as legal counsel for the multinational telecommunications corporation Cable & Wireless Communications, Raphael began speaking and consulting for companies in the financial services, insurance, retail, automotive and hospitality industries. With a global perspective, Raphael has lead enterprise change management and integration projects in volatile merger & acquisition environments, including program design and implementation. Over the last 5 years, Raphael has become a sought-after speaker across the Caribbean, sharing the stage with international media personality Steve Harvey and working with several large conglomerates to train teams in Barbados, Grenada, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Jamaica, Belize and Trinidad & Tobago. In June 2022, Raphael was a featured speaker at the Million Dollar Round Table Conference in Boston, an event attended by thousands of financial services professionals from around the world. His consulting company Vanguard Consulting Inc. specializes in the following areas:
1. Customer service/customer excellence training
2. Sales Training
3. Leadership training and development
4. Change Management
5. Team building
6. Strategic Planning
7. Project Management and Implementation
He is a PROSCI Certified Change Management Practitioner and uses both the ADKAR change management model and various Agile approaches to champion the leadership of the people side of change. Raphael is presently on consultancy with the Government of Barbados as Assistant Director of the National Transformation Initiative. Raphael is the Co-Founder of Transcend Technology, a Barbados-based immersive media Company, exploring the application of various immersive media solutions to local industry.
His favorite quote is by Nelson Mandela: It always seems impossible until it gets done!