Syrus is a co-founder of The Communication Practice and a Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) trained actor who has worked in every corner of the economy as a role-player, facilitator and trainer. He has 15 years of experience covering many areas, including Difficult Conversations, Personal Impact, Diversity and Inclusion, and Leadership.
Syrus’ warm and engaging approach immediately relaxes clients. He loves working with people on a one-to-one basis, helping them develop and present their authentic selves and watching them make transformational adjustments to their communication style in the space of an hour.
Syrus is also an expert in giving evidence-based developmental feedback. His feedback is always tailored to the individual and delivered with sensitivity and encouragement.
He has worked with various clients, including KPMG, John Lewis, DEFRA, Hachette, The British Army, The Telegraph and Thames Valley Police.
In 2016 Syrus created the Role-Play Masterclass for Actors. This one-day workshop introduces actors to the world of corporate role-play. Many of Syrus’ participants now work as role-play actors for some of the UK’s top role-play companies.
Bloomsbury will publish Syrus’ book An Actors Guide to Corporate Role Play in 2024.
Syrus has appeared in the West End in The Inheritance and La Cage Aux Folles as an actor. His television work has included Home (Channel 4), Avenue 5 (HBO), The Five (Sky 1). He is also the voice of Lars in the hit CBeebies show Go Jetters.
Qualification: BA Hons Acting