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Arti Halai

Arti worked as a television presenter, producer and reporter for some of the UK’s largest organisations like the BBC, ITV, ITN News Channel, Carlton, LWT and Mirror Group during her fifteen year career in the media. She fronted the regional bulletins for ITV’s Central News across the Midlands for eight years. During her media career Arti covered everything from the death of Diana, Princess of Wales and 911, to doing critical reviews of the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) and the European Parliament. She explored the rise of India and Pakistan as nuclear powers, covered the regeneration of the South Bank and did previews of the Tate Modern and the London Eye. She has interviewed politicians, entrepreneurs, business leaders, entertainers, academics, sports people and members of the public, always listening to them and trying to bring out the best in them. Arti is an investor and co-founder of the Fleet Street Group which includes a PR agency, Fleet Street Communications, a digital design agency, Grin Consultancy and a consulting and training business, Fleet Street Consulting. Fleet Street Group offers services that help businesses grow through the power of communications.   The group works across a variety of sectors including hospitality and leisure, B2B, professional services, retail, charities, education, IT, media, food and drinks and financial services and works with some of the world’s leading brands. As a consultant, Arti advises and offers training on presentation, media, crisis communications, personal branding, and reputation management working with clients both in the UK and abroad. She is also an Executive Coach working with CEO’s, MD’s, entrepreneurs and senior leadership teams.  She designs and delivers bespoke masterclasses and programmes combining both the right mindset and practical skills required to achieve the client’s goals.  Her key area’s of expertise include Presentation skills, Media Training, Crisis Communications, Reputation Management, Personal Branding and Executive Coaching. Arti is also an accomplished writer and author. Arti’s first book, ‘Positivity’ was published by The HotHive in 2009. In 30 simple lessons the book shows you the way to lead a fulfilling and enjoyable life. It focuses on what you secretly know or are learning about but aren’t putting into practice. In a nutshell we are quick to forget key ideas, thoughts, experiences and lessons that we use on a daily basis. Yet it is these things that make us who we are and make our life what it is.  She also wrote the Presentation Training Diploma Manual for Aljazeera’s Media Training and Development Centre which is headquartered in Doha in Qatar. The manual is used as the foundation for all the centre’s TV presenting courses.  She has written forewords for books including Women of Spirit Volume 2 by Susie Mackie and she is currently a columnist and podcast host for Sovereign Magazine.